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Nurse Practitioner - Chronic Kidney Disease Program

Richmond Hill, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Nurse Practitioner - Chronic Kidney Disease Program - Primary Location Oak Ridges' Satellite

Permanent Full Time

The RN (EC) has an expanded scope of practice that includes a range of diagnoses, prescribing a range of drugs and ordering a range of diagnostic tests. The RN (EC) role will encompass the full scope of advanced nursing practice blended with expanded functions including medical directives.

Contribute to safe, quality care by

  • Managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Addressing and resolving issues in a productive, respectful manner.
  • Exercising sound professional judgment and using best practice guidelines.
  • Contributing to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.

What must you have?

  • Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario as an Extended Class RN and is a member in good standing.
  • National certification in Nephrology Nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association required or in-progress with completion date within 1 year.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
  • Proven clinical experience with patient-focused care, including strong patient assessment, care planning, patient education and documentation skills.

What else do you bring?

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of theories guiding adult learning principles and principles guiding health promotion activities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of planning, developing and implementing education initiatives for health care providers and community members.
  • Embraces a philosophy of patient and family centered care.
  • Demonstrates leadership in clinical excellence.
  • Assesses and provides services to clients, families and communities.
  • Provides comprehensive health services encompassing:
    • Identification and management of chronic stable conditions.
    • Prevention of disease and injuries.
    • Health promotion and education.
    • Rehabilitation
    • Continuity of care.
    • Support services.
  • Advanced nursing assessment skills and sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics.
  • Effective patient/family counseling skills.
  • Excellent organizational, critical appraisal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of initiative and self-direction.
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook at a senior level.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring and values - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.

Preferably, your profile also includes:

  • Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience in Nephrology preferred.
  • Membership in the Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario preferred.
  • Advanced clinical knowledge of current best practices in caring for nephrology/dialysis population.
  • Experience in Case Management preferred.
  • Ability to participate in on-call for acute hemodialysis at Mackenzie Health Richmond Hill Hospital and other satellite sites including Southlake.
  • Interest in working with acute and chronic patients in a hemodialysis environment.
  • Ability to speak a second language.

*This position is representated by ONA

Please be advised that you may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health based on opreational needs.

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FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.


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