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NURSE PRACTITIONER - Rehabilitation Care: Alternate Level of Care (ALC) and Complex Continuing Care/

Mackenzie Health
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Closing date
Jul 3, 2023
Creating a world-class health experience in our community

Mackenzie Health is a dynamic regional healthcare provider, serving a population of over a half a million people across York Region and beyond. As part of our growth and vision, construction on the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital has begun. With an expected completion date of 2020, Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital will be the first hospital in Canada to feature fully integrated "smart" technology. For more information about the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital please visit:

Beginning December 2017, Mackenzie Health will engage in a partnership, supported by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, to open a new Central Local Health Integration Network (CLHIN) Reactivation Care Centre with other hospitals. As such, we are looking to hire permanent Full Time Nurse Practitioners to work on the Alternate Level of Care (ALC) Unit located at the York Finch site of Humber River Hospital. This unit will transition to a Mackenzie Health site upon the opening of the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and growing organization and be part of Mackenzie Health's vision for the future.

HOURS: Days; 7.5 hour shifts (2 vacancies)


The Nurse Practitioner (NP) as an autonomous health professional with advanced education, provides essential health services grounded in professional, ethical and legal standards. The 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-centred care. They work with diverse client populations in a variety of contexts and practice settings.

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.


  • Practices in accordance with provincial legislation, professional and ethical standards and policy.
  • Understands scope of practice of the nurse practitioner along with responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Consults with and/or refers clients to other health-care providers at any point in the care continuum when the client's condition is not within the nurse practitioner's scope of practice or the individual nurse practitioner's competence.
  • Advocates for clients in relation to therapeutic interventions, health care access, the health care system and policy decisions that affect health and quality of life.
  • Collaborates with members of the health care team to provide and promote interprofessional client-centred care at the individual, organizational and system levels.


  • Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario as an Extended Class RN and is a member in good standing.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of recent clinical experience in acute care, and or chronic or community care required.
  • Complex medical conditions
  • 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.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring.
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
  • Demonstrates understanding of contribution to patient and staff safety.

* This position is being represented by ONA

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.

*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.

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