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Job Title:Nurse Practitioner – Development and Rehabilitation - REVISED
Reference #:19-144
Available Spots: 1
Union: ONA
Supervisor: Coordinator, Development and Rehabilitation
Classification:Temporary (until August 2019) Full Time (1.0)
Salary:$49.15 to / à $57.04
Posted Date: 2019-03-14


The Nurse Practitioner (NP) at CHEO is a nurse in an advanced nursing practice position with additional educational preparation from an accredited NP program and who has clinical expertise in a pediatric nursing subspecialty. The NP integrates the skills and knowledge from nursing and medicine within a broad framework of advanced nursing practice. The NP functions both autonomously and in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers to manage, in a comprehensive manner the health needs of patients with chronic pain within inpatient and outpatient settings. This includes participation in such services as patient assessment, medication management, and coordination of services. The NP will act as a resource, consultant, and advocate for pediatric chronic pain management within the hospital, and more broadly extend outreach to the community and its services and providers.

Job responsibilities include the following areas: Direct Clinical practice and Consultation (60-80%), Education (5-10%), Leadership/ Change Agent (5-10%), Research (5-10%) and ongoing Professional Development.


  • Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)
  • Masters degree in Nursing (Essential)
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario, as RN in the Extended Class (Essential)
  • Three to five years of recent related clinical nursing experience (Essential)
  • Current appropriate level of life-support training (e.g., BCLS) (Essential)
  • Member of RNAO/NPAO or relevant specialty professional nursing association (Preferred)
  • Clinical competence and minimum of 2 years experience in pediatric chronic pain management (Preferred)
  • Experience with case management (Essential)
  • Experience with data collection (Essential)
  • Ability to function collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team and practice in a self-directed manner (Essential)
  • Demonstrated experience in research and education activities (Preferred)
  • Teaching experience (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership abilities excellent organizational abilities (Essential)
  • excellent organizational abilities
  • ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • ability to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • creativity, innovation, flexibility and initiative
  • sound conflict resolution skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Sound crisis management skills (Essential)
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job (Essential)
  • Bilingualism (Preferred)

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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