Nurse Practitioner

University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Job Posting #881990

Position: Nurse Practitioner
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Complex Malignant Hematology Team - Adult Allogeneic Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Reports to: Director of Professional Practice
Scale/Grade: F0:05
Salary Range: $47.39 - $59.24 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 37.5 hours/week, rotating weekend and statutory holiday coverage
Status: Temporary Full-Time (12 months with a possibility of extension)

(note: NP students in their final semester of school are encouraged to apply)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Nurse Practitioner in our PMH Nursing Leadership/Collaborative Academic Practice Department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where "above all else the needs of patients come first", encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of "Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning", the University Health Network (UHN), Canada's largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and almost 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 130 inpatient beds, 373,000 square feet of research space and 17 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

As a member of the Inter-professional team, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions in an expanded role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to manage the care required to successfully transition patients and donors through the allogeneic transplant pathway.

Principal responsibilities include utilizing and demonstrating a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and advanced level of clinical competence in caring for allogenic bone marrow transplant patients. The Nurse Practitioner is a member of the Allogenic Blood and Marrow Transplant team having specific role and responsibilities for the coordination, education and of Allogeneic transplant patients. The NP in collaboration with the inter-professional team will facilitate the outcomes of care for the transplant population by assessing, analyzing and synthesizing clinical findings which result in the optimum achievement of patient care and program goals in a quality and cost-effective manner.

In addition to providing care for patients at University Health Network, the NP will be a key leader in the new Allo@ home program where the NP will be responsible to provide care for patients in the community which may include in-home visits and virtual follow up.

Other responsibilities include performing research activities; delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs; and performing activities to further develop and strengthen the nursing profession.

  • Completion of a Masters degree program in Nursing
  • Master's degree program in nursing or post-master's nurse practitioner program required
  • Demonstrated expertise as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Up to five (5) years of relevant experience; including three (3) years experience working in the transplant setting preferred
  • Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Nurse Practitioner required
  • Experience in nursing research methodology
  • Eligible for cross-appointment to an academic institution
  • Current certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Membership in the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) and other organizations relevant to the role preferred
  • Knowledge of data management programs
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective 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 and under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple demands
  • Ability to utilize information technology
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support required
  • 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 your 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.

Posted Date: March 31, 2022 Closing: May 26, 2022

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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