We currently have a full-time opportunity for an APN in our Nephrology Program at our Bayview campus.
Summary of Duties
The Nephrology Program seeks a dynamic Advanced Practice Nurse to facilitate processes to support excellence in patient-centered practice based on relevant best practice, conceptual frameworks, research literature and professional standards of practice, legislative requirements, and other scholarly resources.
Through a holistic and integrated approach, the APN works with members of the inter-professional team, patients and their families to provide comprehensive care.
The APN working collaboratively with the Patient Care Manager, APNs, Educators, and members of the inter-professional team, the successful candidate will
Plan, coordinate and implement quality improvement initiatives to integrate patient centred care, advance nursing best practices, evaluate quality of care, and support professional development of staff
Continuously seeks to improve care processes through integration and evaluation of standards
Contributes to the quality of patient care through the component roles of advanced practitioner, educator, researcher and administration / leadership
Educate Nephrology Nursing staff on all Nephrology modalities (Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis) for Acute, In-centre and Home Dialysis
Utilize innovative approaches to patient care to meet the needs of patients and communities
Lead the integration and teaching / learning of in-depth nursing knowledge and skill using adult learning principles
Influence clinical scholarship at the point of care by leading development and exchange of knowledge related to clinical specialty
Knowledge and experience in both Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis required.
Knowledge, skills, and experience in adult education, program design, teaching, group facilitation, team work and conflict management.
Proficient computer skills.
Current College of Nurses of Ontario Certificate of Competence.
Master’s degree in Nursing or health-related discipline (completed or in progress).
National certification in Nephrology from the Canadian Nurses Association preferred.
A strong desire to promote professional practice and excellence in evidence-based, patient centered care.
Superior interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills to facilitate identification and development of staff learning needs.
Committed to excellence in all aspects of the discipline including professional practice, research and education.
Membership in the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of relevant nursing experience.
Self-motivated, able to cope with several projects at one time.
Flexible with change and able to set priorities and problem-solve.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 201089 to :
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre