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Clinical Practice Leader/Nurse Practitioner - Rehabilitation & MC Programs

Runnymede Healthcare Centre
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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*Clinical Practice Leader/Nurse Practitioner, Rehabilitation and Medically Complex Programs*

*Position summary: *
The Nurse Practitioner at Runnymede Healthcare Centre will provide comprehensive care, operational, quality, and practice leadership, and promote excellence in nursing and professional practice to align with Mission, Vision, and
Values of Runnymede Healthcare Centre. Utilizing advanced leadership skills, and theoretical, and clinical expertise in this specialty area, you will deliver advanced practice nursing to patients and families within medically complex and rehabilitation populations and lead organizational and program best practice initiatives and projects.

*Responsibilities include:*
* Collaborate with all members of the inter-professional team to plan and deliver holistic, comprehensive, patient- and family-centered care.
* Perform complete, dynamic, and ongoing assessments of patients and develop treatment plans based on the best available evidence and patient needs.
* Manage complex and evolving patient care scenarios as they arise.
* Facilitate safe and high-quality admissions, discharges, and transfers.
* Engage in appropriate patient and family teaching when required to optimize health outcomes.
* Order and interpret diagnostic tests to guide clinical decision-making and treatment plans.
* Demonstrate accountability in the provision of high quality and excellent patient care.
* Maintain clear, accurate, and appropriate records of all patient care delivered.
* Collaborate with Clinical Educators, Advanced Practice Nurses, and Professional Practice to lead the development and review of policies, procedures, protocols, and order sets in the pursuit of excellent high- quality patient care.
* Supervise, guide, coach, and mentor nursing and inter-professional staff in providing high quality care.
* Lead the implementation of quality improvement initiatives and best practices in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. BPSO).
* Manage and lead inter-professional rounds, patient care conferences, and other forums as required.
* Initiate timely and appropriate consultation, referrals, and collaboration with other health care providers.
* Adheres to RHC's vision, mission, and values.
* Follows RHC's infection prevention and control policies and procedures.
* Maintains confidentiality of personal health information.
* Actively participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement/Risk Management Program.
* Actively promotes culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care.
* Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education and training, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital's safe work procedures.

*The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:*
* Graduate of a recognized Nurse Practitioner program.
* Master's Degree in Nursing, current CNO registration holding an Extended Class license with no restrictions.
* Experience as a Primary Health or Adult Nurse Practitioner preferred.
* Experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital setting an asset.
* Proficiency in Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint.
* Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent written/verbal communication, time management, and organizational skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively and constructively within an inter- professional healthcare team.
* Superior facilitation and change management skills.
* Knowledge of project management and adult education.
* Research and program evaluation skills an asset.

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.

Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).

Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.

*Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Runnymede Healthcare Centre, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee's first date of employment. Requests for exemption will be considered on a case-by-case basis in alignment with the Hospital's obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.*


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

* Company pension
* Dental care
* Employee assistance program
* Extended health care
* Life insurance
* Vision care
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Toronto, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

* Master's Degree (required)

* CNO registration holding an Extended Class license (required)

Work Location: In person

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