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Nurse Practitioner - Endocrine Program

Employer
University Health Network
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 22, 2022

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
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JOB POSTING #897053

Position: Nurse Practitioner
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Endocrine Program
Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week

Salary: $93,346 - $116,668 per annum
Status: Permanent Full-time

Amazing People. Amazing the World.

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.

Toronto General Hospital (TGH) is leading the way in cardiac care, organ transplants and the treatment of complex patient needs. Home to three of UHN's major program groupings Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Transplantation, and Surgery and Critical Care, our highly skilled teams and dedicated volunteers are committed to UHN's vision of achieving global impact.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP), having a specialty-based focus in diabetes, functions in an expanded nursing role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage patients in the Endocrine Program. The NP will also provide leadership in identifying opportunities for improving patient care and provide support, guidance and facilitate the development of knowledge in nursing staff involved in this population of patients. The principal responsibilities include: utilizing and demonstrating a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and advanced level of clinical competence in caring for patients with diabetes involving the collection and interpretation of data about the health of the patient, determining a medical diagnosis and treating complex responses of individuals and families to actual or potential problems; playing a leadership role and performing quality improvement and administrative responsibilities; participating in policy and procedure development; performing research activities; delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs; performing activities to further develop and strengthen the profession; acting as a resource and serving as a consultant to individuals and groups within the professional community and other hospital/agencies; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Completion of Master's Degree Program in Nursing (or one semester from completion)
  • Registered Nurse (EC) certification complete or pending
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP) Adult or Primary Care certificate complete (or pending)
  • Current Certificate of Competence with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Certified Diabetes Educator certification (CDE) preferred (or in progress)
  • Three to five years nursing experience in an acute treatment centre
  • Experience in the field of Diabetes care and management
  • Experience in nursing research methodology
  • Eligible for cross-appointment to an academic institution
  • Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and other organizations relevant to the role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Program planning and evaluation methodology skills
  • Commitment to collaborative practice
  • Ability to work effectively independently under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner
  • 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.

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.

POSTING DATE: April 21, 2022 CLOSING DATE: May 31, 2022

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.

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.
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