Position: Clinical Coordinator (Registered Nurse)
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Ambulatory Transplant
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Permanent Full Time
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning …
At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
Toronto General Hospital (TGH) is leading the way in cardiac care, organ transplants and the treatment of complex patient needs. Home to three of UHN’s major program groupings (Heart and Circulation, Transplantationand Advanced Medicine and Surgery), our highly skilled teams are committed to UHN’s vision of achieving global impact.
The Ambulatory Clinics of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program are designed to meet the follow-up health needs of organ transplant recipients. All patients transplanted at UHN have a designated Transplant Coordinator within the Ambulatory program who assists in managing their care along with the multidisciplinary health team. Each organ group has a specific time and weekday for clinic, with appointments scheduled through their coordinator.
As a member of the Ambulatory Transplant team, the responsibilities of the CLINICAL COORDINATOR, include: utilizing and applying current specialized knowledge and expertise on recent advances in nursing practice to facilitate the effective management of clinical activities, the coordination of patient care across the continuum and continuity in patient care management; performing patient care responsibilities; performing teaching/educational responsibilities; participating actively in Quality Improvement initiatives; participating in academic and research activities/projects; performing administrative responsibilities; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
Completion of a recognized masters degree nursing program preferred
Certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II Rescuer certification
Up to three (3) years of relevant experience including experience working in an advanced Clinical practice role
Three (3) to Five (5) years experience in Transplant nursing required
Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills
Excellent time management skills
Excellent teaching skills with the ability to teach one-on-one and/or groups
Ability to function collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and/or independently
Ability to work in a self directed manner
Demonstrated awareness of and adherence to professional and ethical standards
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Research experience preferred
Membership with the RNAO preferred
If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Application Posting Date : October 11, 2018
Application Closing Date:
October 25, 2018
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.
Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.