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JOB TITLE

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, BIPOC Specific (Registered Nurse - Extended Class)

SALARY STARTS AT

$109,960

FTE STATUS:

1.0

DURATION OF POSITION:

Permanent

Planned Parenthood Toronto (PPT) is a fully accredited community health centre that provides primary health care services to youth 13 to 29 years as well as health promotion programming, education, training and research to improve the health and well-being of Toronto’s diverse communities.

We are currently seeking a racialized Nurse Practitioner (RN(EC)) to work 37.5 hours a week (including two evenings per week or one evening and a Saturday) to work within an interdisciplinary health care team to independently and collaboratively provide comprehensive primary and episodic health care to clients with an emphasis on sexual & reproductive health, health promotion, disease prevention and health education. In accordance to PPT’s anti-racist and equity principles, we particularly encourage applications from Black and/or Indigenous communities in order to better reflect the communities of youth we serve and the specific needs of racialized youth.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Registered Nurse – Extended Class (RN(EC)) is a nurse specialist in primary health care with advanced knowledge and decision-making skills, who practices autonomously to offer the full scope of primary health care nurse practitioner practice. The RN(EC) is expected to meet the standards of practice specific to the Extended Class and function in accordance with relevant legislation and standards of nursing practice set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario..

At PPT, the RN(EC) works within an interdisciplinary health care team to independently and collaboratively provide comprehensive primary and episodic health care to clients with an emphasis on sexual & reproductive health, health promotion, disease prevention and health education. The RN(EC) is responsible for supporting the Agency's mission, values and objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The RN(EC) practices within the scope of the Extended Class registration through the College of Nurses of Ontario and the policies and procedures of PPT. Physicians support and act as a primary liaison with the RN(EC) as needed in providing care to clients.

Direct client care:

  • Provides virtual, over-the-phone and in-person client-centred comprehensive primary and episodic health care to clients as outlined and appropriate within the Extended Class scope of practice.
  • Works independently and collaboratively with members of the interdisciplinary team; consults with other health care professionals when client’s condition is beyond the RN(EC) scope of practice and transfers care if appropriate.
  • Provides health education, health promotion, and supportive counselling and/or crisis intervention to clients where appropriate.
  • Advocates on an individual basis for and with clients to other agencies and
  • Completes follow-up required by client and/or refers when
  • Provides anonymous Standard HIV and Point of Care HIV testing with appropriate pre- and post-test counselling.
  • Provides educational information on IUDs and does IUD insertions and
  • Provides educational information on the birth control implant and does implant insertions and
  • Supports trans clients for hormone therapy and puberty suppression
  • Provides medical abortion medication to
  • Supports clients with mental health
  • Participates in Client Access Line

Administrative Tasks:

  • Maintains complete and accurate records of client visits including data required by the Toronto Central LHIN and participates in regular quality of care chart audits and
  • Provides support in the development of Health Services protocols, and collects data and other appropriate administrative tasks as required.
  • Contributes to the planning and evaluation of Health Services programming and
  • Participates in lab tracking for investigations ordered and those ordered by locums or colleagues who are away from PPT

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BScN or equivalent and membership in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN with Extended Class.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in an expanded role in a community-based
  • The successful candidate will be Black, Indigenous and / or a person of
  • Proficiency in current nursing physical assessment and treatment
  • Experience and knowledge working with youth and sexual health
  • Proficiency and experience working in a computerized
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records software an
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity goals and principles, sexual and reproductive rights and to being youth positive, 2SLGBTQ positive, sex-positive, sex work positive and to being inclusive of diverse sexual and gender identities.
  • Commitment to pro-choice
  • Commitment to working from a community development
  • Commitment to working cooperatively in a community-based setting as part of an inter- disciplinary
  • Commitment to a client-centred model of health care delivery and experience working in a community development framework.

Please forward letter of interest and resume by November 15, 2021 to: Hiring Committee (Nurse Practitioner - RNEC)

Planned Parenthood Toronto 36B Prince Arthur Avenue Toronto, ON M5R 1A9

Fax: (416) 961-2512

Email: ppt@ppt.on.ca

PPT is pro-vaccination and requires all new hires to PPT to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 within 8 weeks of their hire.

PPT is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to building an organization that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from members of Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities; Two-Spirit, non-binary, trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer people; disabled people; youth; and members of other equity seeking groups.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

PPT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates selected for an interview and for all aspects for the selection process. If an applicant or a successful candidate requests an accommodation, we will discuss their needs with them and make adjustments to support them. We regret to inform that PPT is not a wheelchair accessible space.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Criminal Record Check.

Location Toronto
Field Nursing
Time Full-time
Salary from 100.000,00 CA$ to 109.960,00 CA$ per year
Date 19 December 2021
Contract Employment contract
Company name Planned Parenthood Toronto (PPT) Visit company page
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Description

PPT will be responsive to the changing needs of youth in Toronto and the many people and communities that create the vitality and resiliency of our city. We acknowledge that systemic barriers to equity exist and that PPT can also perpetuate systemic barriers within our organization. 

Equity can only be achieved by actively pursuing it as a goal and understanding that it is an ongoing process with no completion date. We strive to ensure we are supporting and creating inclusive and equitable environments. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to working towards equity. We recognize that treating all groups equally will not result in equity. Doing equity work must include a willingness to embrace discomfort, we commit to engaging with discomfort and see it as a good guide that we are on the right track in achieving justice and liberation for all.

We will continue and increase our work to make meaningful, respectful and equitable connections with marginalized communities and individuals, through sharing resources, creating more opportunities to collaborate, making authentic connections, co-designing goals, and engaging leaders with lived experience to ensure all communities in Toronto see themselves reflected at Planned Parenthood Toronto.

One important way to help achieve equity is to amplify the voice and power of marginalized communities. We want to ensure that people can thrive and reach their full potential by amplifying the voices and power of the community. We commit to reporting back and communicating about our successes and challenges in our equity and inclusion journey.

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