Nurse Practitioner

  • Humber River Hospital
  • Jan 06, 2020
Full time

Job Description




Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. With the opening of our new facility, North America’s first fully digital hospital, scheduled for October 18, 2015, the future is very exciting for our people and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.


Right now we’re looking for a Full Time Nurse Practitioner to join in our Oncology team. 



  • Development of  disease specific Clinics including identification of required resources, development of policies and procedures and standards of care
  • Integration of best practice guidelines and current evidence-based research into clinical practice for a select patient population
  • Identification of areas of improvement to promote ongoing quality assurance, plans, implements, evaluates and reports on outcomes
  • Evaluation of  outcomes for the programs and make recommendations for change in consultation with Program Director, Manager and Physician Leader
  • Development of  linkages with external partners as appropriate to ensure continuity of care
  • Provision of care for a select group of patients in consultation with Physicians and the interdisciplinary team
  • Evaluation of outcomes of patient care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. 
  • In keeping with professional standards of practice, obtains and/or disseminates only that information which is relevant to meeting the client’s identified needs and with appropriate legal authorization, either in the form of signed consents or direct authorization from the client or designated substitute decision-maker.
  • Utilization of  expert communication skills by being a link between the client, consultants, resources and the referral source which may be required to coordinate the provision of service to the client. 
  • Works in a manner to ensure safety to oneself, clients and their families, colleagues and the work environment.
  • Participates in reflective practice as per identified college standards
  • Provides input for the development of the Oncology Clinic planning.
  • Participates in strategic planning for new Cancer -related services.
  • Assists in the training and development of staff specific to the patient population for specialized clinics
  • Provides input into staff performance related to the patient specific clinics


  • NP – Adult, RN(EC), Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Masters degree in Nursing with clinical focus in oncology
  • Member of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario and Oncology Nursing Certification(CNA) 
  • Minimum 3 years experience in acute oncology.
  • Knowledge of oncology, community resources, crisis work and a working knowledge of the Regulated Health Profession Act, Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act and Substitute Decisions Act. 
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of the principles of adult education
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in the provision of effective clinical consultation.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to establish positive relationships with all staff, clients, families, and community agencies
  • Excellent problem solving ability and critical thinking skills and able to work independently in collaboration with interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft office suite
  • Knowledge of Quality Improvement process, data analysis and program development Sensitivity to multi-cultural issues
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in patient/family centered care
  • Able to work independently with minimal support.
  • Valid driver’s license and availability of a car
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday Day Shift – some flexibility is required  ( hours subject to change)  

Hourly Rate:  $52.33 - $65.25

Union Group:  ONA


We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs as required under the Ontario Human Rights Code and Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.


Job Category

Nurse Practitioner