Nursing Practice Leader, Hemodialysis Medicine and Clinics

by Admin on August 31, 2012

in Employment Opportunities

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Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) is an award-winning hospital and one of Toronto’s best-kept secrets. As Ontario’s leading community teaching hospital, TEGH has proudly served the diverse, multi-cultural community of east Toronto since 1929 and is known for its friendliness and sense of community within Canada’s largest city.

Why Work at Toronto East General Hospital?

  • As part of an organization on the brink of redevelopment, you will play an integral role during a revitalization project that will see TEGH become a state-of-the-art centre for patient care.
  • Recognized as a leader in workplace wellness and offering a quality work environment focused on learning and development, TEGH invests in people to meet their professional goals and to reach their personal best.
  • Toronto East General has also recently been awarded Accreditation with Exemplary Standing- the highest level of recognition from Accreditation Canada.

Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to advance their career as a

Nursing Practice Leader, Hemodialysis Medicine and Clinics

The Nursing Practice Leader advances professional practice and is responsible for developing and implementing programs and processes that enhance the ideal patient experience by developing a culture of patient care excellence. This position provides leadership in ensuring patient and staff safety practices are maintained. The role also promotes the professional growth of nurses by providing mentorship in the use of evidence in their daily clinical decision making as well as by coaching nurses to problem solve complex clinical scenarios effectively.

The Nursing Practice Leader identifies on going learning needs of patients and the broader community and facilitates the development of patient education programs with patient and staff involvement accordingly. The NPL promotes a culture of continuous improvement by facilitating practice improvements with front line staff to enhance the safety and quality of patient care using a sound knowledge of change management. The NPL also contributes by working with managers regarding the development and management of staff whose practice is below standard.

Education:
• Undergraduate degree in Nursing required
• Masters in Nursing or Education preferred
• Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Competence issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario
• BCLS Certificate required
• Certification in a nursing specialty an asset (CNA)
• BCLS Instructor Certificate an asset
• Adult Education Certification an asset

Qualifications/Experience:
• Minimum 5 years current experience required with a combination of clinical and leadership expertise in General Medicine and Haemodialysis. Experience in outpatient services and or surgery an asset
• Demonstrated ability to engage and lead staff and support research projects
• Demonstrated clinical expertise within chosen subspecialty
• Sound knowledge of adult development and experience in applying adult learning principles
• Experience and interest in fostering research activities, education and professional development.

If you are ready to join a dynamic and client focused team, please visit our website at www.tegh.on.ca or email your resume quoting reference number NPLHEMO2012 in the subject line to: mward@tegh.on.ca.

Our diverse staff is our most valued resource.
Excellence, Kindness and Respect are the values that set Toronto East General Hospital apart

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