Job Posting #871806
Position: Nurse Practitioner – Liver Transplant
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Multi Organ Transplant – Liver Transplant
Reports to: Senior Clinical Director
Salary Range: $92,414.00 – $115,518.00 per annum (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 37.50 Hours/Week
Status: Permanent Full-time
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Nurse Practitioner in our Multi Organ Transplant – Liver Transplant Department.
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where above all else the needs of patients come first, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
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 Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Transplantation, and Surgery and Critical Care, our highly skilled teams and dedicated volunteers are committed to UHN’s vision of achieving global impact.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP), having a specialty-based focus, functions in an expanded nursing role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage patients in the Multi Organ Transplant Unit.
The NP will also provide leadership in identifying opportunities for improving patient care and provide support, guidance and facilitate the development of knowledge in nursing staff involved in this population of patients.
The principal responsibilities include:
Utilizing and demonstrating a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and advanced level of clinical competence in caring for transplant patients involving, collecting and interpreting data about the health of the patient, determining a medical diagnosis and treating complex responses of individuals and families to actual or potential problems.
Playing a leadership role and performing quality improvement and administrative responsibilities.
Participating in policy and procedure development.
Performing research activities.
Delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs.
Acting as a resource and serving as a consultant to individuals and groups within the professional community and other hospital/agencies.
Completion of Masters Degree Program in Nursing
Registered Nurse (EC) certification complete or pending
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Adult or Primary Care certificate complete or pending
Current Certificate of Competence with College of Nurses of Ontario
Three to five years nursing experience in an acute treatment centre
Experience in nursing research methodology
Eligible for cross-appointment to an academic institution
Current certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and other organizations relevant to the role
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal and customer services skills
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Program planning and evaluation methodology skills
Commitment to collaborative practice
Ability to work effectively independently and under stressful conditions
Ability to work in a self directed manner
Ability to utilize information technology
Transplant patient care experience preferred
Application Submission Closing Date:
If you are interested in this position, 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.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have maintained satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, 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.