Nurse Practitioner

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • O'Neill Centre
  • Full-time
  • res-25997

Do you have a passion for making a difference? 

At The O'Neill Centre Long Term Care Home, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork. 

Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, showing them a new song or even just giving them something to look forward to. 

At The O'Neill Centre Long Term Care Home, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families' loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values follow a ‘People’ focused philosophy, Participation ~ Excellence ~ Openness ~ Performance ~ Longevity ~ Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home. 

Since The O'Neill Centre Long Term Care Home opened, we have offered a community within a community that people are happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens. 

Responsibilities of the Nurse Practitioner at The O'Neill Centre Long Term Care Home

In this role as a Nurse Practitioner, you will work collaboratively with the team including physicians, RN's, RPN’s, PSW’s, and other direct care staff to provide care for residents. 

Essential Duties are the technical skills and knowledge that an employee requires in order to perform their role. Below is detailed information on required Essential Duties for your position.

  • In collaboration with the Medical Director and Attending Physicians, provides comprehensive primary care to residents

  • Collaborates and consults with physicians, the Director of Care, nursing staff, interdisciplinary team members and external resources regarding residents’ plan of care.

  • Assists, supports, guides, and provides consultation to the Director of Care, nursing staff and interdisciplinary team members regarding challenging clinical situations.

  • Makes referrals to specialized consultants, services, and other health providers

  • Performs a person-centered health assessment of residents on admission, annually and as needed (including medication reconciliation and quarterly medication reviews)

  • Conducts person-centered comprehensive health histories and participates in regular care conferences

  • Orders and/or performs appropriate screening and diagnostic investigations, interpreting results and assuming responsibility for follow-up

  • Diagnoses acute and chronic health conditions

  • Manages the care of residents by providing pharmacological, complementary and/or counseling interventions, and performs procedures within the NP scope of practice

  • Initiates, advocates and provides palliative and end of life care

  • Documents clinical data, assessment findings, diagnoses, plans of care, therapeutic interventions, resident responses, and clinical rationale in a timely and accurate manner

  • Provides person-focused health education

  • Collaborates with the resident, family, and the interdisciplinary team to develop a person-centered plan of care

  • Provides outreach and transitional services to LTCH residents who return to the community

  • Liaises with discharge planning services for hospitalized residents to ensure a smooth transition back to the LTCH

  • Participates in providing after hours and on-call coverage in accordance with the on-call policy of the LTCH

  • Identifies and implements research-based innovations for improving resident care and collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team and/or community to identify research opportunities and to conduct and/or support research

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

At The O'Neill Centre Long Term Care Home, we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at The O'Neill Centre are as follows:

  • Current registration with the CNO as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class (Primary Health Care or Adult) and entitled to practice (required),

  • Experience working as a Nurse Practitioner,

  • Experience in long-term care, with providing empathetic care for the elderly, 

  • Experience providing leadership and supervision in any healthcare environment.

  • Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, must be able to provide three supervisory references.

  • The O'Neill Centre Long Term Care Home recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff, and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada, 14 days before start date.

 

How to apply?

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you and making every moment matter!

Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees and candidates with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees and candidates are required to notify their Director/Manager/Supervisor or Hiring Manager if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.

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