Nurse Practitioner - Reactivation Care Centre - Temporary full-time 2023-4950

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Date Posted: 7/28/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-4950

Position Type: Temporary full-time

Department: Reactivation Care Centre

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Reactivation Care Centre

Shifts Weekday Required: Days

Shifts Weekend Required: No Weekends

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

We are seeking a dynamic Nurse Practitioner (NP) who demonstrate a high level of autonomy and expert skill to support high quality care and transition planning for adult and geriatric client populations following admission to hospital with an acute illness. Now medically stable and designated alternate level of care (ALC), awaiting long term discharge planning (i.e. rehab, convalescent Long Term Care (LTC), clients reside in a community setting.


The NP is responsible for leading the provision of person centred care, as a part of a collaborating member of the interprofessional team. The NP will complete comprehensive assessments, order diagnostic tests and implement therapeutic plans of care for the management of care for patients with complex care needs. The ideal candidate is passionate about the importance of innovative professional practice, interprofessional teamwork, best practices, quality improvement, continuing professional development, the student experience, academic scholarship and demonstrates a commitment to the communities we serve.


Summary of Duties

  • Practices within the full scope of the Nurse Practitioner role conducting assessments, developing diagnoses and therapeutic plans of care.
  • Promotes wellness and health promotion in order to provide exemplary quality, safe care through the application of advanced clinical and theoretical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrates sound clinical reasoning and current evidence in decision making, planning and implementing care.
  • Collaborates with Interprofessional Team in coordinating and providing care for patients.
  • Utilizes skilled communication with patients, families, healthcare providers, and partners, to support coordinated, compassionate care, including Advance Care Planning and goals of care conversations.
  • Integrates best practices and evidence into clinical practice.
  • Serves as a resource and consultant to administration in decision-making, strategic planning and problem-solving processes.
  • Continuously identifies areas of improvement and provides leadership for quality improvement initiatives.
  • Leads evaluation of outcomes, in collaboration with the Interprofessional Team, and program leaders. 
  • Builds partnerships with community and external stakeholders to support care planning and continuity of care.
  • Supports education and development of the interprofessional team



  • Current College of Nurses of Ontario registration in the Extended Class (EC) as an NP (adult) or NP (primary health care) required
  • Master in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner (MN-NP) or Masters of Science in Nursing with successful completion of a post Master's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program from a recognized school of graduate studies required
  • 1-3 years relevant acute medicine or primary care experience
  • Additional specialty geriatric education and experience with seniors and frail elderly preferred
  • Experience in caring for seniors or those with mental health issues is an asset
  • Current CPR
  • Training in P.I.E.C.E.S.TM and Gentle Persuasive Approach is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience through roles of advanced practitioner, educator, researcher and leader
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, with demonstrated competency in information and communication technology
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