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Nurse Practitioner, Central Community Care Access Centres

North York, York Region and South Simcoe; Ontario
No deadline noted

The Central Community Care Access Centres (CCAC) encompasses North York, York Region and South Simcoe area and is one of fourteen CCACs across the province. These publicly funded healthcare agencies are dedicated to enhancing the health, quality of life and independence of individuals in our communities by offering a single point of access to home and community services. Each year, over 600,000 Ontarians count on their local CCACs to help them navigate the complexities of the health care system and access quality care and support.

As part of a system wide initiative to strengthen connections across the health continuum, the Central CCAC is hiring 3 Nurse Practitioners to provide enhanced leadership, navigation and support to complex palliative clients within Central catchment area.

Nurse Practitioner

If you are a Nurse Practitioner, and if you share the same passion for outstanding care in our communities, we want you to join our Team!

As an integral member of the Integrated Palliative Home Care Program, you will provide holistic patient care to complex palliative clients, provide care connections for our clients in the community, and develop a shared care partnership with primary care partners. Working across the health care system, the Nurse Practitioner provides expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery. You will also be involved in all domains of advanced practice nursing, including acting as a key resource for Care Coordinators, service providers, nursing and physician colleagues, and participating in educational initiatives. As a Nurse Practitioner, you will go beyond addressing the needs of palliative clients with stable and predictable needs; you will also serve a population of clients with complex medical, physical, cognitive and psychosocial conditions.

The role offers the unique opportunity to travel throughout the community supporting an assigned client base in collaboration with a tightly knit group of Nurse Practitioners and other professionals.

Qualifications: current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class; graduate of a Nurse Practitioner Program with BScN (masters level degree in Nursing a preference); and Canadian Nursing Association Certification in Hospice Palliative Care or relevant specialty certification. Continuing education in palliative care is essential as well as minimum of two years of experience preferably in a community setting and in Palliative Care Nursing. You will have demonstrated advanced knowledge in consultation and ethical decision-making and ability to apply theory and evidence to advance clinical practice and outcomes. To be successful in this position, you will also have excellent interpersonal and communications skills to communicate with clients and family members. You must also have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

For more information on this role, please contact Cecilia Tam at 416.237.1500 x 222 or at [email protected].

The Central CCAC is a GTA Top Employer! Competitive salary! Comprehensive benefits and continuing education initiatives! Committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion!