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Nurse Practitioner - Palliative

May 31 2019
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Nursing
Toronto, ON

JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner - Palliative

START DATE: January 2019

DURATION: Full Time

REPORTS TO: Manager of Client Services, Professional Practice

DEPARTMENT: Home and Community Care

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POSITION SUMMARY:

At the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), we are committed to the relentless pursuit of every option to deliver what is most important to each of our clients, and to supporting them to live the fullest and healthiest lives possible. At the same time, we foster an environment where we can unleash the potential of our people.

As a Nurse Practitioner of the Palliative Care Program, you will provide diagnosis, treatment, pain and symptom management, counseling and coaching to clients – allowing for compassionate end of life care and the choice of death at home. As a recognized relationship builder, you will work in the aim of building capacity and competence in families, our diverse service partners, and physicians as part of an inter-professional model of palliative care. Sound knowledge of Ontario’s health care environment, with a deep understanding of client needs related to psychosocial oncology and palliative care. A CNA certification and Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Certification (CHPCN(C)) is considered an asset.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with registration in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • A current RN Extended-Class registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • (Primary Care or Adult)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience, preferably in a community setting and in Palliative Care Nursing
  • Adult teaching experience and/or adult education courses are an asset
  • Strong team leadership, relationship building, critical thinking and management skills
  • Demonstrated advance knowledge/experience in consultation and ethical decision making
  • Commitment to providing the highest level of client and family centred care
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organization, time management, and problem solving skills
  • A passion for making a difference in the lives of palliative/oncology and their families
  • English/French bilingualism would be an asset for some positions

We offer competitive salaries and the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

Most Local Health Integration Networks of Ontario are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act. We provide services in French and encourage applications from French-speaking candidates.

If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please visit our website visit: www.lhinjobs.ca and apply online.

Toronto Central LHIN is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

Apply now!