Clinical Coordinator (Registered Nurse) - Ambulatory Clinic, Multi-Care Kidney Clinic - Toronto, Ontario
JOB POSTING #866061
Position: Clinical Coordinator (Registered Nurse)
Department: Ambulatory Clinic-Multi-Care Kidney Clinic
Scale/Grade: F0 03
Salary Range: $79,813 to $99,762 per Annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Days
Status: Permanent Full-Time
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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 (Heart and Circulation, Transplantation and Advanced Medicine and Surgery), our highly skilled teams are committed to UHN's vision of achieving global impact.
The Multi Care Kidney Clinic (MCKC) is an inter-professional provincial resource designed to improve the healthcare of patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. The nursing clinical coordinator in the MCKC, in collaboration with the healthcare team, will facilitate patient care, educate the patient about their kidneys, their disease and how to manage related symptoms. Forging a unique therapeutic relationship with their patients the clinical Coordinator will: educate the patient about preventing disease progression; present future kidney replacement options such as transplant, home dialysis, hospital dialysis or conservative management. As a member of the Ambulatory Clinic (MCKC) team, the responsibilities of the CLINICAL COORDINATOR, include: utilizing and applying current specialized knowledge and expertise on recent advances in nursing practice to facilitate the effective management of clinical activities, the coordination of patient care across the continuum and continuity in patient care management; performing patient care responsibilities; performing teaching/educational responsibilities; participating actively in Quality Improvement initiatives; participating in academic and research activities/projects; performing administrative responsibilities; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing required
Completion of a recognized Masters degree nursing program preferred
Certificate of competency (licensure) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II Rescuer certification
Up to three (3) years of relevant experience including experience working in an advanced Clinical practice or patient educator role
Three (3) to Five (5) years experience in Nephrology nursing required
Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills
Excellent teaching skills with the ability to teach one-on-one and/or groups
Ability to function collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and/or independently
Ability to work in a self directed manner
Demonstrated awareness of and adherence to professional and ethical standards
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Research experience preferred
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however for non UHN employees, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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 requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.