Nurse Practitioner

Full time Fulltime @West Toronto Community Health Services in Health & Sciences
  • Post Date : December 4, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 15, 2024
  • Salary: $93.00 - $113.00 / Yearly
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  • Job ID 3222
  • Career Level Experienced
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • Education Medical

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) – Permanent Full time, 35 hours per week Time for a change? Are you looking to work where your excellence will shine, professional standards are highly valued, and quality of care is respected? Do you want to practice in a setting where your voice helps shape how health care is provided, where you work in the community and in collaboration with other health care services in West Toronto? On December 15, 2021, Regeneration Community Services, Storefront Humber Inc., and The Four Villages Community Health Centre amalgamated to create the West Toronto Community Health Services (WTCHS), formally merging, and now integrating community mental health and addictions services, community support services, home care, and inter-professional primary health care services. Under one agency, our overarching goal is to provide the full range of coordinated community health and support services to help keep our clients physically and mentally healthy and living at home, in the community. The mandate of the Primary Care division is to provide high quality, accessible primary health care to the communities within its West Toronto service area, in the context of the broader social and structural determinants of health. Primary care, clinical services and a wide range of health promotion programs are primarily aimed at seniors, families with young children, youth, and newcomers. Employees collaborate in an inter-professional team environment. The focus is on the client and capacity building. WTCHS has two locations in the west end of Toronto. It is funded by the Ontario Health – Toronto Region and is a member of the West Toronto Ontario Health Team. As a member of the inter-professional primary health care team, the Nurse Practitioner provides primary health care to individuals, families and the community and participates in the development and implementation of quality improvement initiatives with a focus on excellence and coordination of care. This is a unionized position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provides ongoing comprehensive primary health care to clients of all ages within the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner scope of practice, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, counseling, screening, referral, and client education. • Initiates and manages the care of clients and/or monitors the ongoing treatment of clients with acute and chronic illnesses where necessary and appropriate in consultation with other members of the inter-professional team or by providing referrals to specialist consultants. • Monitors client health, and, collaborating with the client, and if appropriate, their family and other members of the inter-professional team (or external providers), develops care plans and recommendations concerning treatment, prevention, and health promotion options. • Incorporates and strengthens collaborative and inter-professional work. • Sees clients primarily on site – on both scheduled and urgent basis – and as needed in the community through outreach, off-site clinics, home, and hospital visits. • Participates in primary health care programs and service delivery in partnership with other institutions and agencies as required. • Initiates, participates in, or leads appropriate in-service training sessions. • Ensures that infection control policies and procedures are followed. • Fosters clients’ self-help, mutual aid, and capacity building by assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs that address needs of community, as appropriate. • Where appropriate, develops partnerships with other agencies to improve health care service provision and better address the needs of community. • Maintains complete and accurate client records, assessment notes and required correspondence. • Safeguards client records, assures confidentiality and privacy of client information. • Participates in the implementation of the organizational quality improvement initiatives and works towards achieving organizational goals to ensure access to primary health care services. • Contributes to programs and services cycle of planning and evaluation, and participates in centre-wide planning, committees, and team meetings as appropriate. • Participates in nursing/inter-professional research with colleagues – internal and external to the Centre, as appropriate. • Maintains all licenses, certificates, and standards related to the ability to practice as an RN(EC) in Ontario.

QUALIFICATIONS: • Baccalaureate or higher degree in Nursing from a recognized university. • Certificate as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner from a recognized institution. • Current registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario. • Three to five years nursing experience in a community primary care setting, or in combination of community and hospital or public health settings. • Knowledge of and experience with therapeutic methods and practices based upon a health promotion/illness prevention model. • Demonstrated ability, commitment to and knowledge of community health care. • Demonstrated ability to work in an inter-professional team environment. • Proficiency in the use of computers and appropriate software applications. • Experience in health promotion program development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation is an asset. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict management and time management skills. • Commitment to continuous learning, quality improvement and innovation. Hours of work: 35 hours per week, at least one evening per week is required.

Salary: Salary range $93,918 – $113,074 per annum, plus 20 paid vacation days, 10 paid professional development days, excellent benefits Pension: Four Villages is a HOOPP employer.

Application Deadline: January 7, 2024

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of their vaccination status prior to the start of employment. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $93,918.00-$113,074.00 per year Benefits: • Casual dress • Company pension • Dental care • Disability insurance • Employee assistance program • Extended health care • Life insurance • Paid time off • Vision care • Wellness program Schedule: • Day shift • Evening shift • Monday to Friday Work Location: 

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