Nurse Practitioner – Complex Care

Nurse Practitioner – Complex Care

Are you a qualified Nurse Practitioner with acute care, complex care or long-term care experience, looking to share your expertise? If so, Niagara Health’s Complex Care department has an exciting full-time position for you at our Douglas Memorial Site.

Reporting directly to the Site Director, and working in collaboration with the Niagara Health Family Medicine Program, you will be responsible for the ongoing assessment, planning, management and treatment of patients within the complex care unit in collaboration with the Douglas Memorial Physicians. As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Complex Care, you will provide leadership and promote excellence in patient-centred care through expert practice, education, consultation and research. This is an exciting opportunity to provide care with an emphasis on wellness, prevention and disease management, not only through direct patient care, but also through health promotion and education, outreach, advocacy and community development, as needed.

While your home site will be the Douglas Memorial, you will be rotating to other Niagara Health sites, as required.

To join our leadership team as a Nurse Practitioner – Complex Care, you must be an experienced and qualified NP whose knowledge base and skill set include:

  • Current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse Extended Class Primary Health Care or Adult Certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Completion of the Nurse Practitioner Program and/or a Master of Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing
  • Successful completion of CNO-approved controlled substances education
  • Professional Liability Protection (RNAO or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in Acute Care, Complex Care, or Long-Term Care settings
  • A minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in Acute Care, Complex Care, or Long Term Care settings
  • Clinical expertise in gerontology
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership skills to organize and coordinate the care of patients in collaboration with patients, families, and the health care team
  • Ability to promote professional education and advanced knowledge through research and evaluation/quality improvement activities related to care of patients throughout the continuum
  • Evidence of effective organizational, interpersonal, communication, leadership, judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated skill in program development using a collaborative, stakeholder engaged process
  • Ability to be self-directed in clinical practice as required in the areas of assessment, diagnosis and therapeutics
  • Ability to apply Niagara Health values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient/client-centred care
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to reflect patient population needs
  • Proficiency in French, an asset
  • Ability to maintain consistent, regular attendance.


Discover a team environment of Extraordinary Caring – and great quality of life

At Niagara Health, the major provider of acute care in Canada’s Niagara Region, Extraordinary Caring is what our patients, their families, our volunteers, our teams and our community need and deserve. Caring is so much more than care. Both the physical and emotional part of caring is at the heart of our purpose. Every person. Every time.

As a multi-site hospital, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient clinics and services, including Emergency & Urgent Care, Centres of Excellence for Women and Babies and Mental Health, and regional cardiac and cancer programs, we offer a wide variety of practice settings and opportunities to carry out interesting and challenging work.

To join Niagara Health is to spend more time enjoying life than commuting. Nestled between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and best known for its tourist attractions, the area offers great geographical advantages. Our hospital sites are located in thriving communities, where affordable housing, a myriad of recreational and cultural activities, and diverse settings make both family and single living a rewarding experience.

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Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.