Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
What we need:
The Nurse Practitioner (NP), ALC Reactivation Care (RCC) will provide comprehensive nursing services, including health promotion, disease and injury prevention, treatment, cure, rehabilitation and support for older adults at the Reactivation Care Center site of the Markham Stouffville Hospital. The NP will need advanced knowledge and decision-making skills to provide a comprehensive health focused approach in meeting the needs of older adults.
The NP will practice within the interprofessional team model and be responsible for promoting best practices in geriatric care and promote excellence in the nursing care of older adults through direct patient care and consultation. The NP will work collaboratively with members of the Markham Stouffville Hospital team to assist in the reactivation of older adults designated as Alternate Level of Care (ALC). The successful candidate may occasionally be required to travel to the MSH site (for patient transfers, educational days etc.)
Band C: $51.07 - $63.87 per hour
What you bring to MSH:
Current registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN (EC) - Nurse Practitioner-Primary Health Care (PHCNP) or Nurse Practitioner-Adult (NP-Adult)
Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated current expertise in geriatric care and management
Membership in the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario & Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario, preferred
National certification in Gerontology Nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association, preferred
Advanced clinical knowledge and implementation of evidenced based practice
Superior interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills
Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development
A strong desire and capacity to promote professional practice and excellence in evidence-based, patient centered care
Demonstrated competency in the following areas: health assessment and diagnosis; health care management and therapeutic intervention; health promotion and prevention of illness, injury and complications in the care of older adults
Demonstrates the competencies to autonomously diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform procedures within the RN(EC) legislated scope of practice and designated medical directives, as appropriate
Advanced knowledge, skill and decision making and expertise in the nursing care of complex frail older adults
Facilitates application of relevant information to make effective judgments and decisions to lead the management of care for older adults
Effective communication skills, engages others, and is a reflective listener and learner
Evidence of program design, resource development and project management skills
Self-directed, works independently and able to achieve outcomes
Proven analytical thinking and proactive problem solving and decision making skills
Excellent report writing skills
Proficient with computer programs including, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Working knowledge of the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Markham Stouffville Hospital takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.