Nurses Practitioner - Long Term Care Homes

Overview:

Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care is a non-profit organization serving seniors in the Greater Toronto Area. As a recognized leader in providing excellent, culturally appropriate seniors’ care, Yee Hong continues to explore new ways of delivering services, promoting innovation, collaboration and a culture of quality throughout the organization.

Job: Nurse Practitioner

Job Ref. No.: 20-GEN-NP_RNAO

Status: Full Time

Location: (1) Markham Centre (2) Scarborough Finch (3) Mississauga Centre (please indicate preferred location)

Core Function:

Functions in an advanced practice nursing role to promote wellness and health promotion and to provide exemplary quality care through the application of advanced clinical and theoretical knowledge and skills. The Nurse Practitioner continuously seeks to improve care processes through the integration and evaluation of standards and feedback from physicians, staff, residents, their families, caregivers and volunteers, and contributes to the quality of resident care through the component roles of advanced practitioner, educator, researcher and leader. The Nurse Practitioner is a member of the Yee Hong Centre Management Team and

Interprofessional team and will work collaboratively with the Medical Directors and attending physicians to optimize resident care.

Qualifications:

§ Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class (Primary Health Care or Adult) and entitled to practice

§ Masters Degree in Nursing

§ Post-graduate certificate and experience in palliative and end-of-life care is an asset

§ Experience practicing as a Registered Nurse (EC) in a long-term care, or geriatric setting is preferred

§ GPA, PIECES or other seniors-focused training or professional development is an asset

§ Current CPR Certificate

§ Strong computer skills, including but not limited to Point Click Care and MS Office suite

§ Ability to think critically, analyze information and problem solve effectively

§ Excellent verbal & written communication skills, ability to exercise empathy and discretion

§ Flexible, team-player, able to build and maintain positive working relationships

§ Good knowledge of current trends and legislation in long term care and community services

§ Good communication skills in English. Fluency in Cantonese/Mandarin is an asset

Working Conditions:

§ Normal

§ Some business travel between Centres; use of own vehicle

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, with application review beginning September 29, 2020.

Please email resume to hr@yeehong.com, indicating the job reference number and preferred location of Markham Centre, Scarborough Finch or Mississauga Centre in the subject heading.

Notes:

§ Yee Hong is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.

§ Successful applicants must provide a recent satisfactory vulnerable sector police reference check and medical clearance certificate

§ While emergencies orders and related legislative requirements are in effect, and in accordance with Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care’s Pandemic, and Infection Prevention and Control policies, practices and protocols, all successful applicants must be committed to work solely at Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care and may not work for another health care, community care or retirement home employer until further notice.

§ For current Yee Hong employees, please indicate your Employee Number on the resume

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.