Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care
(Integrated in Community, Hospice and Primary Care, Hills of Headwaters Area)
Join us on our journey
Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.
More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Central West LHIN team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.”
As an integral member of the palliative care team, the Nurse Practitioner – Community Palliative (NP) will provide direct care to complex palliative clients (shared care) and contribute to the development of the care plan for palliative clients (coordinated care). The NP will provide care connections across the health care sectors for all clients requiring palliative care in the community. Working collaboratively across the health care system, including home care, primary care, specialized palliative care, acute care and community services, the NP will provide expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery. The NP will have the opportunity to engage in all domains of advanced practice nursing, including mentoring and professional development through coaching for case managers, service providers, nursing and physician colleagues, and participating in educational initiatives to advance evidence-based practice in palliative care. This position will perform shared responsibilities on a rotational basis to include but not limited to: on-call, program development, attendance at palliative care rounds and committee involvement.
The NP will engage in health promotion, treatment and management of health conditions. In addition, the NP will perform other duties as assigned within their legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic test, prescribing pharmaceuticals.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES include:
Expert Clinical Practice
WHO WE ARE:
Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.
A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.
We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.
We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates.