Nurse Practitioner Full-Time 2 Year Contract

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Website Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre

The Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre is a 152-bed, long-term care home located in Toronto. We are committed to achieving excellence in service delivery in a setting that is sensitive and respectful to the cultural and spiritual needs of everyone we serve.

Job Summary:

The Attending Nurse Practitioner (NP) reports directly to the Director of Care or Executive Director and is also accountable to the Medical Director for meeting the long-term care home’s (LTCH) policies, procedures and protocols for medical services. The Attending NP is a primary care provider to residents and works within her/his scope legislative scope of practice as described and outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the resident and family/care giver and the health care team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the resident’s plan of care
  • Provides leadership and mentorship to long-term care home staff that enhances their knowledge, assessment skills and ability to care for residents in place
  • Leads and collaborates in research, education and evidence-based practice initiatives to optimize the resident, long-term care home and health system outcomes
  • Maintains confidentiality and acts in an ethical manner, consistent with professional expectations, the written agreement between the NP and the LTCH and LTCH’s policies and procedures
  • Is a member of the primary care team and seeks appropriate consultation as required
  • Engages in ongoing professional development, maintains clinical competence and currency with legislation affecting her /his practice
  • Develops in-depth expertise in care of older persons   Develops in-depth expertise in leadership
  • Holds professional liability protection
  • Maintains CPR certification designed for health care professionals and standard first-aid.
  • Provides comprehensive primary care to residents as part of the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Performs a person-centered health assessment of residents on admission, annually and as needed (including quarterly medication reviews). Conducts person-centered comprehensive health histories
  • Collaborates with the resident to develop a person-centered plan of care

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a registered nurse in the extended class (primary/health care of adult) and entitled to practice
  • Post graduate education and experience in gerontology (an asset)
  • Specialty certification in gerontological nursing (an asset)
  • Post-graduate certificate and experience in palliative care (an asset)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation and standards and adheres to all legislation required

Interested candidates may submit their resume with letter of interest by e-mail to [email protected]

For more information about the Corporation, please visit www.stdemetrius.ca

UCCC accommodates the needs of job applicants throughout the recruitment and selection process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

The selected candidate will be required to have up to date vaccination against COVID-19

Please note that only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to ballende@stdemetrius.ca

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