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Valleyview Residence (LTC)

Job Title / Position:Nurse Practitioner
City:Toronto (North York)
Position Closing Date:September 30, 2023
Time Commitment:Full time

Job Description

Valleyview Residence, owned and operated by Advent Health Care Corporation, is
seeking applications for a qualified Nurse Practitioner. Valleyview Residence,
opened in 2004, is a long-term care home with 174 beds, located in six home
areas. Valleyview maintains a good reputation in the community for its service
and care. This home is located in Toronto.

Reporting to the Administrator and accountable to the Medical Director, the
Nurse Practitioner is a primary care provider to residents and works within the
legislative scope of practice outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the resident and family/caregiver, and
the health care team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the
resident’s plan of care; provides leadership and mentorship to staff that enhances
their knowledge, assessment skills, and ability to care for residents in place; and
leads and collaborates in research, education, and evidence- based practice
initiatives to optimize the resident and health system outcomes.

Job Requirements

• Provides comprehensive primary care to residents as part of the
• interdisciplinary health care team.
• Conducts person-centered comprehensive health histories.
• Collaborates with the resident to develop a person-centered plan of care.
• Engages with the resident in regular dialogue about their care plan.
• Utilizes communication and counselling skills.
• Engages residents in dialogue to determine what is important to
• them for health and quality of life.
• Provides person-focused health education.
• Participates in care conferences.
• Manages the care of residents by providing pharmacological,
• complementary and/or counselling interventions, and performs procedures
• within the NP scope of practice.
• Orders interprets and/or performs appropriate screening and diagnostic
• investigations, according to legal and professional criteria, and assumes
• responsibility for follow-up.
• Diagnoses illness, injuries and health-related issues according to legal,
• professional and institutional criteria.
• Participates in internal (e.g. Professional Advisory Committees and external
• resident care committees.
• Identifies, develops and implements practice innovations, in collaboration
• with the LTCH’s senior leadership team.
• Provides leadership and involves the interdisciplinary team in quality
• improvement initiatives.
• Provides leadership in developing and implementing strategies to optimize
• the integration of illness and injury prevention, health promotion, health
• maintenance, rehabilitation and restorative care activities.
• Participates with the senior leadership team in program planning to meet
• the needs of long-term residents and of residents of varying age groups.
• Participates in identifying, analyzing and interpreting trends in resident care
• outcomes and professional nursing practice issues to determine priorities
• for educational programming.
• Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as Registered
• Nurse in the Extended Class or RN (EC)
• 1-3 years clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferably with the
• geriatric population
• Experience with Point Click Care
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an interprofessional
• team, with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Demonstrated and comprehensive understanding of ethical decisionmaking
• principles, palliative care philosophy, and quality end of life care
• planning.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of community resources, specifically for
• older adults and palliative care.
• Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends if required.
• Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening that is less than
• six (6) months old at time of hire.
• As a condition of employment, candidates are required to submit
• documented results of TB testing, as per Public Health requirements.
• As a condition of employment, candidates are required to submit
• documented proof of up to date vaccinations to protect against infection of
• COVID-19 or any similar infectious diseases

Job Application Methods

For more information or to submit you resume please contact:
Elizabeth Bryce, Administrator or 416-398-0555 ext. 1103

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