• Nurse Practitioner

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/3/2018 12:41 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Oakville
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Temporary (Full-Time)
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    We are currently recruiting a Nurse Practitioner 

    Competition #:                      FY1819-163

    Date Posted:                          December 3, 2018 

    Date Closed:                          Until Filled

    Start Date:                             As soon as possible

    Reports to:                             Director, Professional Practice & Programming

    Category:                               Temporary Full-time until March 31, 2019

    Locations of Assignments:   LHIN Bridges to Care sites (AbleLiving Services Inc., Nora’s House Respite Care)

    Position Outline:

    The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) - Home and Community Care in partnership with Peel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services (PHDABIS) is seeking a temporary full-time Nurse Practitioner – Primary Health Care (NP-PHC) to support a pilot project to provide care delivery patients in transitional care settings and to individuals living with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) across two PHDABIS sites. Reporting to the Director, Professional Practice & Programming, as an integrated member of the Home & Community Care Team, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) supports the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and Peel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services (PHDABIS) – Mind Forward Brain Injury Services to ensure high quality, patient-centered care delivery to Home and Community Care patients and to individuals with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) residing in two PHDABIS sites.

    Key accountabilities of this position include: 

    • Provides direct care to patients within the scope of practice, supporting patient/caregiver and their circle of care to receive community-based care as long as possible and in some cases, patient death in place of choice
    • Provides expert clinical care to complex patients and expert clinical advice to the inter-professional team, including for example, primary care physicians, specialists, care coordinators, and community nurses on the management of pain and symptoms, psychosocial support and therapeutic interventions
    • Ensures rapid response capacity
    • Provides advanced care planning; develop goals of care and, in some cases, initiate end of life conversations
    • Responsible for home/office/hospital visits to complex patients and their families for the purpose of completing comprehensive clinical assessments and building capacity within the primary team
    • Contributes to the development of comprehensive shared care plans in consultation with Care Coordinators, service providers, primary care physicians and others
    • Participates in patient rounds and case conferences with care teams in hospital(s) to identify complex needs and support safe and successful transitioning back to the community/home; prioritizes responsibility to ensure crisis management/urgent needs are supported
    • Adopts targets as performance goals and measures
    • Ensures continuity of medical/clinical care for individuals with complex needs across primary, acute, community and specialized care sectors in relation to coordinated management approaches, information exchange and relationships with the patient and family
    • Participates in shared care roles where patient needs are complex and the primary care team will benefit from ongoing care, coaching/consultation, and advanced practice nursing expertise


    • Current registration as Nurse Practitioner with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class
    • Nurse Practitioner Program with a BScN (Masters level degree in Nursing preferred)
    • Nurse Practitioner - Primary Health Care Specialty Certificate (NP-PHC)
    • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in Nursing, preferably in a community setting
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally in complex situations
    • Effective collaboration and facilitation skills to participate on projects and committees and work with others in developing strategic and operational plans
    • Change management skills to identify support needed to achieve objectives
    • Effective relationship building skills to develop professional working relationships with internal and external partners
    • Creative with the capacity to cultivate and inspire innovation and risk taking in problem solving
    • Adept in the use of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Excellent organizational, negotiating, and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent planning and time management skills to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
    • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
    • Detail orientated
    • Ability to communicate in French or another language an asset                                                       

    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing competition FY1819-163 via the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca. Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted. To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.


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