Job Title: Nurse Practitioner (2 positions)
Job ID #: UHT 18-0701
Department: Moss Park, Inter-professional Primary Care (IPC) Team
Reports To: Director, Urban Health Team & Nursing Practice Lead
Starting Salary Range: $88,752 – $110,941.00 per annum (salary commensurate with qualifications and experience)
Status: Full-time, permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Who we are:
Sherbourne is a leading provider of quality health care and transformative support to people who face social, economic and other systemic barriers. Our mission is to advance the equity and quality of care and services and to improve health for underserved communities. This is done through primary health and chronic disease services; health promotion and education; outreach and social supports; and mental health services.
Sherbourne provides innovative health care and social services to the diverse urban population of southeast Toronto. While our doors are open to everyone, we focus on people who are homeless or under-housed; LGBTQ, and newcomers to Canada. We are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto Central LHIN, Ministry of Child and Youth Services, City of Toronto and many generous companies, groups and individuals.
A new mobile outreach IPC is being established to bring primary care, mental health and harm reduction services to homeless and precariously housed individuals with complex mental health and substance use issues in the Moss Park community. This innovative initiative is a partnership with Sherbourne Health and Street Health. The IPC team will utilize Sherbourne’s Health Bus and provide low threshold health care in the evening and weekends in the Moss Park Community.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) understands the impact of the broad determinants of health on people’s ability to attend to their health care needs and provides care within a health promotion framework. In this role, the NP will provide a full scope of primary care and will work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team as required with other members of the IPC team and external health care providers to ensure the delivery of comprehensive health care to clients on the Health Bus and complete follow up at Sherbourne and in the community as required.
Duties include: Working closely within a multidisciplinary team to provide care throughout the client’s life span through a variety of methods including: comprehensive nursing assessments, health promotion and education, outreach to marginalized individuals and groups, advocacy, and community development.
• Current registration as an RN (EC) with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Three years experience working with persons marginalized by social location including homelessness, poverty, sexual identity, gender identity, residency status
• Experience obtained in either primary care or a community setting is preferred
• Experience working with individuals who face mental health and substance use issues
• Knowledge and understanding of primary prevention and health promotion theory and practice
Skills and Abilities:
• Proven ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and also independently
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrates an understanding of working within an anti-oppression framework
• Ability to speak languages in addition to English is an asset
Conditions of Employment:
• Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.
• Commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with SHC related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices.
• Understand and maintain compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation.
• The NP works primarily on the Sherbourne Mobile Health Bus.
• Follow-up at Sherbourne Health or other sites in the community when applicable.
• This role will require work primarily in the evenings and weekends.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including participation in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) and professional development.
As an employer, Sherbourne is dedicated to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. This includes diversity in languages spoken, culture, race, sexual orientation and gender identity. Requests for accommodation due to disability can be made at any stage in the recruitment process.
Application: Please forward a cover letter and resume quoting Job ID # UHT 18-0701 to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 27, 2018.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.