JOB POSTING #897181
Position: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Organization: Toronto Western Hospital
Department: Family Health Team (Bathurst Site)
Hours: 37.50 Hours per week; Monday to Friday, Days
Status: Temporary Full-Time (6 Months)
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning ...
At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
UHN´s Family and Community Health Program
Based at Toronto Western Hospital, our program links with the surrounding community to provide primary care to families and community members, with special attention to the needs of the aging population, children and women.
With the teamwork of pharmacists, social workers, physicians, primary care nurse practitioners and staff nurses, we do our best to help families deal with a broad range of health concerns. We also help connect families with the care of specialists when needed.
The NURSE PRACTITIONER demonstrates autonomy while assuming and having sole accountability and the authority to independently communicate a diagnosis, prescribe drugs and order a range of diagnostic tests for an outpatient client population of the Family Health Team (FHT). As a nursing leader, the Nurse Practitioner is expected to provide clinical care, research and education. Each Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for collaborative practice within a health care team along with independent practice within full scope of a RN (EC). The Nurse Practitioner will also demonstrate leadership as a change agent and support advancement of nursing practice within the FHT by supporting, coaching and training FHT RN's and RPN's. Additionally, each Nurse Practitioner will be asked to provide specialized care in a specific area, such as: diabetes care, care for the home bound patient, vascular risk reduction, obstetrical care, care to immigrant women and their families.
Completion of a recognized Masters degree program in Nursing
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate, or in progress
Current certificate of (licensure)/registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as RN(EC) or in process of obtaining
Membership in the Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) organizations relevant to the role
Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support
Five (5) years of nursing experience, including one (1) year in an advanced role
Experience in nursing research methodology
Ability and commitment to develop a collaborative practice with medical, allied health and alternative health practitioners
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
Compliance with confidentiality requirements
Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Excellent customer service skills
Program planning and evaluation methodology skills
Ability to utilize information technology
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
POSTING DATE: May 5, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.