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Full Time Nurse Practitioner-Paediatric Outpatient Clinic

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sceinces Centre
Thunder Bay (City), Ontario
$65.210 to 70.750/hr
Closing date
Jul 9, 2024

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Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice

Ref# 24ONA047RU

                                                                   1‑Full Time‑Nurse Practitioner

                                                                      Paediatric Outpatient Clinic





The Nurse Practitioner (NP), Paediatric Complex Care reports to the Program/Service Director and has a matrix relationship to the Director of Nursing Practice. The NP is an expert practitioner with a specialty based focus who functions with a high level of autonomy, with advanced knowledge and decision making skills to form clinical decisions to manage the health care of infants, children and adolescents through an interdisciplinary team approach.

The Advanced Practice Nurse functions within 6 competencies in accordance to the Canadian Nurses Association; Direct comprehensive care, Optimizing health systems, Education, Leadership, Consultation and Collaboration and Research. The percentage of time dedicated to each of these domains is variable, based on the program needs and will evolve with the program.

The Paediatric Complex Care Nurse Practitioner's primary focus is on the provision and coordination of health care for infants, children and adolescents across the childhood lifespan with complex medical needs.  Practice will include participating in the coordination of care and services for medically complex children, as well as conducting physical assessments, medical care planning and providing health education for children and adolescents in the Paediatric Inpatient and Outpatient Departments as well as at Thunder Bay Paediatrics. The NP will actively participate in patient conferences and will link with community health care providers and tertiary care to ensure continuity of medical care for complex patients.




*Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*Successful completion of a Master's Degree

*Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate is required

*Active Professional Liability Coverage required

*Membership with RNAO or NPAO is preferred

*Minimum of 3 years recent nurse practitioner experience during the last 5 years.

*Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of relevant advanced nursing practices is required.

*Experience in the development of strategies to build capacity and improve health outcomes is required.

*Experience in the development of clinical guidelines and protocols, promoting the use of research and

evidence‑based practice to guide patient‑centered care is required.


*Demonstrated ability to integrate in‑depth knowledge of advanced nursing practice and theory, health management,

health promotion, disease/injury prevention and other relevant biomedical and psychosocial theories.

*Demonstrated knowledge regarding the nursing process and its application, including the assessment, planning,

implementation and evaluation of nursing care.

*Demonstrated leadership abilities with high levels of critical and logical thinking, analysis and/or reasoning to identify

underlying principles, reasons or facts.

*Demonstrated high levels of initiative, resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability.

*Demonstrated health assessment/clinical skills.

*Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a collaborative practice model as a member of an

inter‑professional team.

*Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.

*Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point

and Outlook) and patient information systems.

*Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

*Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to manage workload and adapt quickly to a fast‑paced,

dynamic work environment


*Certification as a Primary Care Certified Paediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP‑PC).

*Experience in assessing pediatric patients with complex medical needs.



Salary Range:  $65.210 to 70.750


We will be offering competitive recruitment incentives for this Position. Qualified applicants may be eligible for a $5000 Recruitment Incentive and up to a $5000 Relocation Reimbursement.




The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise. All offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon: a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) where indicated, to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions; and proof of full vaccination of all required doses of a COVID‑19 vaccine approved by Health Canada to Occupational Health & Safety.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply. 

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.

Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relevant previous experience and training. 

This position will remain posted until filled.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our website.


Posted:  February 16, 2024


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