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Runnymede Healthcare Centre
625 Runnymede Road
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Phone: 416-762-7316

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Advance Practice Nurse

Job ID: 55708
Job Views: 1,601
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Nurse, Nurse Manager, Nurse Practitioner
Employment Type: Full time, Part time, Temporary
Posted: 10-02-2017

Job Description

We believe that outstanding care starts with outstanding people. At Runnymede Healthcare Centre, we actively cultivate work-life balance and invest in the resources our staff need to do their best work.

Our award-winning, fully accredited hospital takes an inter-professional team approach to care. We provide comprehensive clinical services to patients who require expert treatment, extended rehabilitation and daily care beyond what can be provided at home or in the community.

At Runnymede we have a single, clear purpose: improve the quality of life of every patient, every day. If you want to join a centre of excellence with a multidisciplinary team who supports the delivery of patient-centered care, we want to hear from you today.

Advance Practice Nurse – Permanent Full-Time (Days), Permanent Part-Time (Days/Nights) and Temporary Full-Time (Days) positions available

JP#: APN-0917

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as an Advance Practice Nurse.

Position summary:

The advance practice nurse provides support for the overall day-to-day operationalization and coordination of patient care and patient transition on the patient care floor. Under the direction of the associate director of nursing, he/she provides supervisory support for managing professional practice of nursing staff.
Responsibilities include:
    Assign, supervise, and guide staff in providing high-quality care
  • Provide leadership and support to nursing staff
  • Provide supervision to the patient care administrator of the assigned patient care floor
  • Collaborate with clinical educators to utilize and apply current specialized knowledge and expertise on recent advances in nursing practice
  • Participate in the development and review of policies, procedures and protocols
  • Demonstrate excellence in communication, coaching, mentoring and team building skills
  • Lead the implementation of quality improvement initiatives and best practices in collaboration with clinical educators
  • Serve as clinical resource for complex continuing care and rehabilitation nursing
  • Exemplify high-quality communication and customer excellence while dealing with patients, families, and the interprofessional team
  • Mentor staff to manage challenging issues or patient and family needs
  • In collaboration with the patient care manager, achieve the hospital’s goals pertaining to material, fiscal and human resource utilization
  • Assist patient care managers with management of unit staffing (i.e. vacation and shift change approval) to ensure appropriate staffing level and nursing skill mix ratio
  • Work collaboratively with patient care managers and the human resources department to provide oversight and accountability for the attendance management program and labor relation issues
  • Identify and communicate professional practice related issues to the nursing leadership team and collaboratively support staff professional development
  • Participate in hiring, orientation, performance evaluation and termination of RNs, RPNs and patient care administrators
  • Provide an exceptional experience for patients during their stay
  • Ensure integrated care plans are completed and up-to-date, and that deficiencies are followed up with the RN or RPN assigned to the patient and unresolved issues are reported appropriately
  • Manage and lead transfer of accountability (shift hand-over) processes, purposeful rounding, interprofessional rounds, shift reports and patients’ concerns
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:
  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in a Hospital. In addition, a minimum of two years of supervisory experience is preferred
  • Registered nurse with baccalaureate degree required, Master's degree in nursing, health science or related field required. Candidates who are actively pursuing their Master's will be considered
  • Specialty certification in gerontology or rehabilitation nursing is an asset
  • Education in clinical leadership, project management or management is preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.

Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).

Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.

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