8 Jan 2018

Full-Time Nurse Practitioner

AdminToronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner

About SickKids

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world.  As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education.  Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day.  SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

Position Description

We are currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the Division of Haematology-Oncology with a focus with the Haematology team to provide family-centered nursing care to children within the Marrow Failure subspeciality. The role will support care across the continum with inpatient and outpatient clinical service.

Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary Health Care team, Nurse Practitioners at SickKids have the opportunity to provide expertise in the areas of:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Education, Mentorship, and Research
  • Leadership and Organizational & Systems Management

SickKids is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Integrate nursing and medical skills and knowledge within a broad scope of advanced nursing practice
  • Assume a leadership role in influencing clinical nursing practice and the provision of care
  • Coordinate the care for children with hematologic disorders, and work closely with their families.
  • Is a member of the health care team, and serves as the key contact person for patient and families.
  • Coordinate the interdisciplinary plan of care for select patient populations
  • Integrate research into practice
  • Create, utilize and/or disseminate new knowledge
  • Conduct environmental assessments (home, community, school) and help guide child/family through the treatment program
  • Identify and link to services and resources in community
  • Provide assistance with acquiring specialized equipment for children in the program

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Master’s of Nursing or equivalent with a clinical focus
  • Completion of a Post-Master of Nursing (NP Field) Diploma
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, preferably within the RN (Extended Class)
  • 3 – 5 years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in pediatrics
  • Experience in Hematology/Oncology is an asset
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Ability to act as a change agent, and foster teamwork and consensus
  • Innovative critical thinking with excellent communication, public speaking and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of theoretical frameworks and research application

Nurse Practitioner

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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