Nurse Practitioner (Respirology, Progressive Weaning Centre)

MIchael Garron Hospital
Michael Garron Hospital - Job Number: J0524-0299
Post Date: May 23, 2024
Apply Before: November 23, 2024

Job Overview

Location

Toronto

Province

Ontario

Salary

$--not specified

Category

Nursing

Commitment

full time

Job Description

We are the Heart of the East!  Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network and a proud member of the East Toronto Health Partners, is an award-winning and vibrant 450-bed community teaching hospital serving one of Canada’s most diverse communities.  For more than 95 years, we have delivered high-quality, patient-centred healthcare services to more than 400,000 people in 22 distinct neighbourhoods. Recognized as a leader in workplace wellness and offering a quality work environment focused on learning and development, MGH invests in people to meet their professional goals and to reach their personal best.

It is an exciting time to be joining our team as we have opened our new eight storey Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre, a transformational project that will forever change the hospital and the care it provides to our community in keeping with our strategic vision of Great Care Inspired by Community. 

Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to advance their career as a

Nurse Practitioner (Respirology, Progressive Weaning Centre [PWC])

Permanent Full-Time


Position Overview:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Respirology/Progressive Weaning Center is a nurse who is prepared at the graduate level and is registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class.  They have experience and knowledge about Patients with prolonged Critical Care stay. The NP possesses the competencies to autonomously diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform specific procedures within their legislated scope of practice.  The NP Respirology/PWC uses in-depth nursing knowledge, clinical expertise, research and educational skills to support the care of all patients with complex respiratory illness and prolonged mechanical ventilation at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH). The NP Respirology/PWC will work in collaboration with physicians and other medical staff and members of the interdisciplinary team as detailed in the NP’s Collaborative Practice Agreement.

The NP Respirology / PWC will work collaboratively with both internal and external partners to facilitate admission, smooth transition, discharge and ambulatory follow-up of complex respiratory patients, including those with persistent and chronic critical illness.

The NP will:

  • Assess and treat patients admitted under the Respirology / PWC program within the Medicine Health Service at Michael Garron Hospital, providing care for patients within their legislated scope of practice.
  • Work in partnership with stakeholders, physicians, nurses and other inter-professional members to develop a culture of collaborative patient centered care and to ensure safe care transitions for clients and families.
  • Demonstrate clinical excellence through all four domains of NP practice: clinical care, leadership, education, and research.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to staff that enhances the provision of quality care using evidence-based practices and research.

Education:

  • Master in Nursing / Nurse Practitioner (MN-NP) or Master of Science in Nursing with successful completion of a post Master Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program from a recognized school of graduate studies required- Adult Stream.
  • Current College of Nurses of Ontario registration in the Extended Class (EC) as an NP (adult) or NP (primary health care) required.
  • Critical Care experience is required.
  • CACCN (Canadian Association of Critical Care Nursing) certificate is an asset.
  • BLS required.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience as a Nurse Practitioner required.
  • 3-5 years of critical care experience.
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge and skill with adult education approaches and methods.
  • Demonstrated in-depth expertise regarding clinical assessment and acute care needs of patients with acute and chronic respiratory illness.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner with well-developed leadership, critical thinking, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, team development, and conflict management skills.
  • Advanced-level knowledge of patient safety, change leadership, project management and evaluation an asset.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with physicians, inter-professional team members, and other stakeholders.
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, with demonstrated competency in information and communication technology.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and coordination skills and the ability to prioritize multiple competing workload demands.
  • Demonstrates an ability to provide leadership, support and critical analysis in stressful, complex clinical and emotional situations.
  • Experience in Case Management preferred and knowledge of community resources.
  • Embraces a philosophy of patient and family centered care.
  • Demonstrates leadership in clinical excellence.
  • Provides comprehensive health services encompassing: Identification and management of chronic stable conditions. Prevention of disease and injuries. Health promotion and education. Continuity of care. Support.
  • Advanced nursing assessment skills and sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics.
  • Effective patient / family counseling skills.
  • Excellent organizational, critical appraisal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a high level of initiative and self-direction.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record is a requirement.
  • All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
  • All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
  • All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH’s policies and practices.

 

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

If you are ready to join MGH, please visit our Careers page at TEHN.ca.

 

Disclaimer: Please note that we will be reviewing candidates as submitted, and therefore, early applications are encouraged.

 

Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) champions accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity through the creation of an inclusive and diverse work environment. At Michael Garron Hospital, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. We encourage candidates from Black, First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, people of colour, women, people with disabilities and individuals who identify with the diverse communities that we serve, to join the MGH team.

 

Through our values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Inclusion and Courage, Michael Garron Hospital is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Should you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know how we can work with you to meet your needs. 
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Overview

Location:

Toronto

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary

$--not specified

Category

Nursing

Job Type

full time