Nurse Practitioner - North York FHT (Toronto)

In the North York Family Health Team (NYFHT), physicians and nurse practitioners work with other healthcare professionals to provide enhanced care to a greater number of patients. Family Health Teams are a key piece of the provincial government's plan to build a healthcare system that promotes good health, reduces wait times and improves access to care. REPORTING TO:                Clinical Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Nurse Practitioner will work within the full scope of nursing practice as it pertains to family medicine and the scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner as outlined in the CNO standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in Extended Class. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide home-based, community palliative care
  • Provide care and leadership to Cancer Survivorship Program
  • Provide assistance to other programs as required
  • Participate in continuing education activities to integrate the role of the NP in primary care and academic settings
  • Participate in community needs assessment and program development
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and evaluation
  • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Current  College of Nurses of Ontario registration, as Registered Nurse (Extended Class)
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner
  • Strong computer literacy is required to facilitate the use of electronic medical records
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a busy multidisciplinary team
  • Must have a valid driver licence and access to a vehicle
HOW TO APPLY If interested, please apply to the attention of Human Resources by: Email: hr@nyfht.com and quote Job ID: NP041401.  Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted. The North York Family Health Team is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our community, including men and women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.