Nurse Practitioner (CCPN)

Mackenzie Health
Vaughan, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) as an autonomous health professional with advanced education provides essential health services grounded in professional, ethical and legal standards. The Medicine Nurse Practitioner integrates in-depth knowledge of advanced nursing practice and theory, health management, health promotion, disease/injury prevention, and other relevant biomedical and psychosocial theories to provide comprehensive health services. The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with clients and other health-care providers in the provision of high-quality patient-centered care. Works with diverse client populations and patient care functions, in a variety of contexts, across a multi-sited facility.
The RN (EC) has an expanded scope of practice that includes a range of diagnoses, prescribing a range of drugs and ordering a range of diagnostic tests. The RN (EC) role will encompass the full scope of advanced nursing practice blended with expanded functions including medical directives.
As a part of the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN), offered by Ontario Health, Mackenzie Health has a limited number of exciting Nurse Practitioner job opportunities! For more information on this program, please visit: HealthForceOntario. CCPN provides $25,000 in grant funding to eligible nurses in exchange for a two-year commitment to an eligible employer.
To be eligible you must:
- Not have been employed as a nurse in Ontario in the six months prior to being hired;
- Hold a Certificate of Registration (EC) in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario;
- Begin employment no later than March 31, 2024;
- Commit to two-years of employment at a full-time work schedule offered by the employer; and
- Not simultaneously receive funds from the Ministry of Health for the Tuition Support Program for Nurses.
Contribute to safe, quality care by
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience of theories guiding adult learning principles and principles guiding health promotion activities.
- Demonstrated knowledge of planning, developing and implementing education initiatives for health care providers and community members.
- Embraces a philosophy of patient and family centered care.
- Demonstrates leadership in clinical excellence.
- Assesses and provides services to clients, families and communities.
- Provides comprehensive health services encompassing:
- Identification and management of chronic stable conditions.
- Prevention of disease and injuries.
- Health promotion and education.
- Rehabilitation
- Continuity of care.
- Support services.
- Advanced nursing assessment skills and sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics.
- Effective patient/family counseling skills.
- Excellent organizational, critical appraisal and analytical skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- High level of initiative and self-direction.
- Exemplary interpersonal and communications skills.
- Computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook at a senior level.
- Proven attendance record.
- Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
- Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
- Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
- Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring and values - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
- Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
*Program specific qualifications may be required for speciality areas
*This position is representated by ONA
*You may be required to work at any site Mackenzie Health
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants may submit their application, by visiting the HFOJobs (
Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Competition Number: 2022-8955
Job Status: Permanent Full Time
Shift: Days or as operationally required
Hours: 7.5 Hour Shifts

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