Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Nurse Registered Nurse

Job Description


Join our Team!

We are actively recruiting for a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Permanent Full-Time

The Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC) provides, specialized care to those individuals who require Complex Continuing Care, Post-Acute Care Rehabilitation, Transitional Care, and Palliative Care services. The care and services provided at TGHC help facilitate the patient flow through the health care system and ensures recovery to those individuals who may return to their homes or to Long Term Care (LTC) facilities in their communities. TGHC operates in 3 sites – the Main site (Church & Bloor St) and our Harbour Lights site and Specialized Care Centre (Victoria Park & McNicoll). Our organization is committed to collaborating with patients and families in their journey through the health care system, effectively supporting their integration back into the community.

As a compassionate, caring, and influential member of the inter-professional team, you will make a personal difference in the quality of life of our patients, residents, and families. If you want to work in an environment where every face is familiar and where care, compassion, and commitment flow to the persons that we serve as well as the staff, join our team and become part of an amazing team with the Toronto Grace family.

Position Summary

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice registered nurse.  As an integral member of the inter-professional team you will be accountable for the delivery and provision of patient centered care and provide expertise in the specialty area of both invasive mechanical ventilation as well as non-invasive respiratory support.  The CNS  will be responsible for assuming a leadership role in coordinating patient care within the healthcare facility; assessing risks and complications; monitoring outcomes; providing direct therapeutic interventions ensuring quality patient care outcomes based on best practice guidelines. The CNS will also be responsible in leading quality improvement initiatives and support others to use best practice guidelines.


  • Current registration with the College of nurses of Ontario
  • Successful completion of BScN: Master’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrate membership within a professional association and/or professional interest groups related to practice preferred.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work within a framework that supports diversity, inclusiveness, and equity.
  • Demonstrate respect and support for diversity within and among our patients, families, and teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work in a collaborative care model with all members of the health care team including patients and families.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and learning.
  • Demonstrated resilience to adapt in an ever-changing environment.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Ability to implement change.
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Support ongoing continuous improvement practices to strengthen clinical processes and quality of care and patient safety.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter by visiting our career website by referencing job: 10202023 CNS Full Time. Please visit our website to learn more about the rewards of building a career at the Toronto Grace Health Centre: We are a “Great Place to Work”. Toronto Grace Health Centre is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

We offer many perks and benefits including GENEROUS paid time off, HOOPP Pension Plan

The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre has been accredited with a 4 year Commendation in 2021 by Accreditation Canada

Thank you for your interest in The Toronto Grace Health Centre. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Our Core values: Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Integrity, Committed, Cooperation and Celebration





Job Category

Clinical Specialist


Toronto, ON