JOB POSTING: Nurse Practitioner – Haematology Oncology Inpatient Unit (8A) at Sick Kids

“Nurse Practitioners at SickKids are expert scholarly practitioners who advance nursing practice and provide the very best standards of care to children and families. They work in a collaborative environment with many other providers across all health disciplines. They are leaders and advocates, pushing the boundary of practice with innovative models of care and initiatives that improve the care and the lives of children and families.”

We are currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the Division of Haematology Oncology,  Inpatient Unit (8A) and Outpatient programs to provide leadership and promote excellence in family-centred nursing care through the five main role components of expert practice, education, consultation, research and leader/change agent.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Integrate nursing and medical skills and knowledge within a broad scope of advanced nursing practice
  • Assume a leadership role in influencing clinical nursing practice and the provision of care
  • Provides comprehensive health care to specific patient populations
  • Is a member of the health care team, and serves as the key contact person for patient and families cared
  • Coordinate the interdisciplinary plan of care for select patient populations
  • Integrate research into practice
  • Create, utilize and/or disseminate new knowledge
  • Conduct environmental assessments (home, community, school) and help guide child/family through the treatment program
  • Identify and link to services and resources in community
    Provide assistance with acquiring specialized equipment for children in the program

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Master’s of Nursing or equivalent with a clinical focus
  • Completion of a Post-Master of Nursing (NP Field) Diploma
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, preferably within the RN (Extended Class)
  • 3 – 5 years of clinical nursing experience in paediatrics
  • Experience in Hematology/Oncology, chemotherapy administration and palliative care is an asset
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Ability to act as a change agent, and foster teamwork and consensus
  • Innovative critical thinking with excellent communication, public speaking and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of theoretical frameworks and research application

Employment Type

  • Full-Time, Temporary Employment (1 year + 1 day contract, 35 hours per week).
  • 8A and outpatient program rotation as needed.
  • This position offers health and dental coverage, vacation time, sick time, and personal days.

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