Nurse Practitioner - Inter-professional Primary Care (IPC) Team

internal/external posting
job title: Nurse Practitioner
job ID #: UHT 19-0401 
department: UHT/Moss Park, Inter-professional Primary Care (IPC) Team   
reports to: Program & Services Director, Urban Communities
salary range: $90,731.17 – $113,415.00 per annum/$46.53 - $58.16 per hour (salary commensurate with qualifications and experience)
status: looking for 1 full time, permanent and casual staff
hours: 37.5 hours per week (FT); occasional, hours not guaranteed (casual)
who we are: 
Sherbourne is a dynamic provider of integrated health services, community programs and capacity-building initiatives that enable people and diverse communities to achieve wellness.

At Sherbourne, our doors are open to every one, and we prioritize those who face barriers to care:  LGBT2SQ community members; newcomers to Canada; and people who are homeless and under-housed. Our unique programs combine primary health and chronic disease management, health promotion, outreach and social supports, and mental health services, to increase access for our priority populations, influence population health outcomes, and strive for organizational excellence. They include the Acute Respite Care (ARC) program, The Rotary Club of Toronto Health Bus, Supporting Our Youth, Rainbow Health Ontario, Women In Need ‘Klinik’ (WINK) and Health Access St. James Town.

Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada, we are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto Central LHIN, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Ministry of Child and Youth Services, City of Toronto and many generous donors.  

A new mobile outreach Inter-professional Care (IPC) team has been established to bring primary care, case management, mental health, system navigation and harm reduction services to homeless and precariously housed individuals in the Moss Park Community. This innovative initiative is a partnership with Sherbourne Health and Street Health. The IPC team will utilize Sherbourne’s Health Bus and provide low threshold health care in the evening and weekends in the Moss Park Community.

about the role: 
You are a collaborative individual who will liaise as required with other members of the IPC team and external health care providers to ensure the delivery of comprehensive health care to clients on the Health Bus and complete follow up at Sherbourne Health Centre and in the community as required. 

day to day responsibilities:
As the NP, you will provide a full scope of primary care and understands the impact of the broad determinants of health on people’s ability to attend to their health care needs. In this role, the NP works to full scope of practice and working closely within a multidisciplinary team to provide care throughout the client’s life span through a variety of methods including: comprehensive nursing assessments, health promotion and education, outreach to marginalized individuals and groups, advocacy, and community development.

to thrive in this role, you’ll need: 


•    Current registration as an RN (EC) with the College of Nurses of Ontario
•    Three years experience working with persons marginalized by social location including homelessness, poverty, sexual identity, gender identity, residency status
•    Experience obtained in either primary care or a community setting is preferred
•    Experience working with individuals who face mental health and substance use issues
•    Knowledge and understanding of primary prevention and health promotion theory and practice 

skills and abilities: 
•    Proven ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and also independently
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•    Demonstrates an understanding of working within an anti-oppression framework
•    Ability to speak languages in addition to English is an asset

conditions of employment: 
•    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check
•    Vulnerable Sectors check will be initiated upon first day of employment.  
•    Commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with SHC related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices.
•    Understand and maintain compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation.

Working Conditions: 
•    The NP works primarily on the Sherbourne Mobile Health Bus. 
•    Follow-up at Sherbourne Health or other sites in the community when applicable. 
•    This role will require work primarily in the afternoon, early evenings and weekends.

to apply:  Please forward a cover letter and resume quoting Job ID #UHT 19-0401  to


Sherbourne is dedicated to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve.  This includes diversity in languages spoken, culture, race, sexual orientation and gender identity. Requests for accommodation due to disability can be made at any stage in the recruitment process. 

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