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Registered Nurse Practitioner

William Osler Health System
Brampton, Ontario
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Nurse Practitioner
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Hospital / Health Centre
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POSITION: ONA                                                                                                                                    

Registered Nurse Practitioner – One (1) Full Time

DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS: Renal Program – Brampton Civic Hospital                


HOURS: Currently Days/Evenings, including weekends and statutory holidays (Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements).


Working as a member of the Renal Program, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will report to the Clinical Director. Working as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class (RN (EC)), the NP will formulate clinical decisions and contribute to care plans for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The incumbent will be the key liaison with Nephrologists, primary care, referral partners and the community to ensure seamless transitions home and to Nephrology ambulatory clinics. Primary work will focus on responding to and managing inpatients and working collaboratively with the acute Nephrologist on call to manage nephrology consults and monitor nephrology patient needs in a timely manner.

The NP will demonstrate in practice, the competencies to use their legislated authority to diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests; prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform specific procedures. The NP will work in close collaboration with the medical staff and interdisciplinary teams to ensure a timely response to a patient’s changing health status and needs; and provide direct patient care focusing on health promotion and maximizing patient safety and function to support patients with CKD.


  • Practice according to College standards, guidelines, and relevant laws
  • Maintain competence in a specialized area of clinical NP practice. This clinical practice must include the use of advanced nursing knowledge and decision making skills in health assessment, diagnosis and therapeutics (pharmacological, complementary and counseling) when treating CKD patients
  • Demonstrate competence in health promotion and prevention of illness, injury and complications
  • Demonstrate the NP competencies applicable to CKD practice
  • Limit their practice to patients appropriate for their specialty certificate


  • Providing a specialty-based focus, functions in an extended class nursing role demonstrating advanced assessment skills and sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics to formulate clinical decisions and provide comprehensive care in the management of patients with CKD
  • Identifies clinical practice issues and demonstrates a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage acute/chronic illness, promotes wellness and the educational needs for the acute renal patient population.
  • Facilitating interdisciplinary care by participating in team meetings/patient conferences, providing a linkage between the patient, members of the interdisciplinary team, physicians and other members of the health care team
  • Acting as a role model and resource for expertise in clinical nursing practice in the area of CKD to members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Providing the key liaison role with primary care providers, referral partners and the community to ensure seamless transitions home and to Nephrology clinics i.e. in-centre hemodialysis, home dialysis and Multi Care Kidney Clinic, facilitating collaboration amongst all partners
  • Providing internal and external nursing consultation to clients/families, health professionals, groups and organizations related to CKD management
  • Participating in the decision-making process at the unit and program level on issues impacting clinical practice
  • Leads the development and implementation of corporate wide policies and procedures related to the renal patient population
  • Participating in advance practice nurse initiatives, promoting professional education, and advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities
  • Participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of continuous quality initiatives
  • Collaboration with other NP’s at other Nephrology Programs/sites within Ontario
  • May be required to travel and work between all Osler campuses


  • Master’s degree in Nursing required
  • Current RN (EC) registration with the Ontario College of Nurses required
  • Certification as a nephrology Nurse (C.Neph) required or commitment to complete within a mutually acceptable timeframe
  • Strong knowledge of, and demonstrated minimum 2 years’ experience in the care of patients with CKD needs and associated comorbid conditions is required
  • Minimum 2 years NP experience required
  • Acute care nursing experience an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and commitment to chronic disease prevention and management
  • Knowledge of hospital nursing functions, current needs in nursing and the health care system, including service delivery programs for people with CKD
  • Excellent decision making, critical thinking and problem solving skills and ability to exercise independent judgement and to assess situations and address problems efficiently and effectively
  • Demonstrated effective organizational, conceptual and leadership skills; and ability to organize workload and establish priorities effectively
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Motivated self-directed learner, who takes initiative and seeks learning opportunities to enhance patient care and professional competence
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt positively to constantly changing clinical situations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 29th, 2022


* In order to be considered for this position, you must include a current resume with your on-line application.


** Only those considered for an interview will be contacted


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Patient-inspired health care without boundaries

William Osler Health System (Osler) is an accredited hospital system comprised of Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. Osler also operates a unit at the Reactivation Care Centre at the Humber River Hospital – Church site and a Withdrawal Management Centre in Brampton. Together, we provide patient-inspired care to 1.3 million people in Brampton, Etobicoke and surrounding communities, serving one of the fastest-growing and most culturally diverse regions in Ontario.

Guided by our 2019-24 Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities, we're shifting traditional thinking and reimagining care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic disease and more easily access the services they need.

We are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in an environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers to learn, innovate and grow. We are proud to have been recognized for many consecutive years as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers and Canada's Best Diversity Employers.

Our promise is Going Beyond:

  • We go above and beyond the expected.
  • We go beyond traditional solutions.
  • We reach beyond our walls to work with partners.
  • We look beyond the condition and see the person.

Osler has started an exciting three-year journey to become a globally-recognized Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) after being selected as a BPSO candidate by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) following an extensive application process. As an organization committed to delivering safe, compassionate, high-quality care, Osler’s journey to achieve BPSO designation highlights our continued commitment to deliver the highest standards of care to our patients, every time.

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