Nurse Practitioner - Lung Transplant Tgh

May 13 2021
Industries Education, Training , Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Nursing
Toronto, ON


Position: Nurse Practitioner
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Ajmera Transplant Centre - Lung Transplant
Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week
Salary: $47.39 - $59.24 per hour
Status: Permanent Full-Time

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At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

Toronto General Hospital (TGH) is leading the way in cardiac care, organ transplants and the treatment of complex patient needs. Home to three of UHN's major program groupings Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Transplantation, and Surgery and Critical Care, our highly skilled teams and dedicated volunteers are committed to UHN's vision of achieving global impact.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP), having a specialty-based focus, functions in an expanded nursing role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill to formulate clinical decisions and appropriately manage patients in the Ajmera Transplant Centre - Lung Transplant. The NP will also provide leadership in identifying opportunities for improving patient care and provide support, guidance and facilitate the development of knowledge in nursing staff involved in this population of patients.

The principal responsibilities include:

  • Utilizing and demonstrating a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base and advanced level of clinical competence in caring for transplant patients involving, collecting and interpreting data about the health of the patient, determining a medical diagnosis and treating complex responses of individuals and families to actual or potential problems.
  • Playing a leadership role and performing quality improvement and administrative responsibilities.
  • Participating in policy and procedure development.
  • Performing research activities.
  • Delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs.
  • Acting as a resource and serving as a consultant to individuals and groups within the professional community and other hospital/agencies.


  • Completion of Masters Degree Program in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse (EC) certification complete or pending
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP) Adult or Primary Care certificate complete or pending
  • Current Certificate of Competence with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Three to five years nursing experience in an acute treatment centre
  • Experience in nursing research methodology
  • Eligible for cross-appointment to an academic institution
  • Current certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and other organizations relevant to the role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Program planning and evaluation methodology skills
  • Commitment to collaborative practice
  • Ability to work effectively independently and under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work in a self directed manner
  • Ability to utilize information technology
  • Transplant patient care experience preferred

POSTED DATE: May 13, 2021 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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