Career Opportunities

Ref #:886296

Specific Department and Program:GFP


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Oct 14, 2021

Posting #: 2021-886296


Position:  Professional Practice Clinician – Critical Care

Program: Georgetown Family Practice (Georgetown Hospital)

Status:  Temporary Part-time for approx 12 months (must provide availability up to 0.5 FTE)

Hours:  Monday to Friday -- Days only . Will require flexibility to meet staff needs, e.g. may need to work select evening, night or weekend hours for purposes of orientation and education. Some on-call responsibilities required (hours subject to change based on operational requirements).

Site:  Georgetown

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers.  We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

This is what you'll be doing:

The Professional Practice Clinician (PPC) undertakes clinical teaching and staff development responsibilities for the critical care areas within Georgetown Family Practice as well as within the organization. The role specifically focuses on the professional practice and clinical development of staff and includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • This position will be responsible for critical care education across the Georgetown Family Practice Program and may include areas such as the ICU, PACU & Emergency Department.
  • Maintains a current knowledge base regarding evidence based and best practice for the critical care patient population, draws upon contemporary evidence and/or research-based practice methods and standards; and participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Accountable to Director of Professional Practice and Program Director
  • Collaborates with the Program Director, Director of Professional Practice, Patient Care Managers, Chief Nursing Executive, and fellow PPCs, to plan, implement and evaluate activities related to staff and patient education.
  • Develops, reviews and revises policies and procedures related to professional practice and clinical care, and provides supporting education and evaluation. 
  • Develops and monitors quality indicators within the program and actively participates in quality improvement activities.
  • As a member of the Office of Professional Practice, the PPC collaborates with other PPCs to plan and organize the Nursing Orientation Program, coordinate and assist with program quality management (audits), conduct follow-up activities, and plan and implements educational initiatives at program and corporate levels.
  • Participate in the GFP on-call coverage.
  • As a member of the Management Team, the PPC participates in organization-wide management activities.
  • Participates in regional initiatives that have a direct relationship to the program.  Facilitates and promotes staff to attain/retain recognized professional credentials as it relates to their positions in the Program. 

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavours to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of compassion, accountability, respect.

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • BScN or BN required
  • Masters Degree in Nursing, Education or Health Administration preferred.  Commitment to complete a Masters Degree within a specified timeline will be a requirement for the successful applicant.
  • CNA Specialty Certification in Critical Care preferred
  • Current ACLS certification required; ACLS instructor status an asset
  • Coronary Care 1 and 2 required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience in Critical Care required
  • Experience as an educator including the ability to design and deliver programs
  • Knowledge of Critical Care Standards of Practice, nursing best practice guidelines and clinical management tools
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Innovative, creative and professional role model
  • Ability to prioritize/organize multiple projects with strict deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Date Posted: October 14, 2021

Internal applications due by: October 21, 2021

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy.  All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

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Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products.  We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.