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Professional Leader Nurse Practitioners - Interprofessional Practice - Regular Part Time (0.3 FTE) (221564)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 5/12/2022 11:21:53 AM

We currently have a Regular Part-Time (0.3 FTE) opportunity for a Professional Leader of Nurse Practitioners in the Interprofessional Practice at all Sunnybrook campuses.

Hours of Work: Weekdays: Days; 8 hrs; As per schedule

Summary of Duties:

We are seeking a dynamic individual to be the Professional Leader of the Sunnybrook Nurse

Practitioners. This individual will be a key member of the organization’s professional practice structure with responsibilities across all programs and campuses. Reporting to the Director of Interprofessional

Practice with matrix reporting to the Director of Interprofessional & Academic Education, the Professional Leader promotes Sunnybrook’s mission, vision and values across the organization to provide the highest quality person-centred care.

  • Provides leadership, direction and expertise to ensure that professional standards support the delivery of safe, competent and ethical person centred care.
  • Promotes a strong interprofessional practice and learning environment
  • Ensures professional, ethical and legal standards of the profession are met and sustained, as per regulatory bodies, professional associations, and organizational policies.
  • Provides consultation and support to staff and leadership with respect to professional issues.
  • Role models personal professional development while promoting staff responsibility/accountability for self-directed continuing education.
  • Facilitates student education for the Nurse Practitioner students and supports preceptor recruitment.
  • Acts as a Sunnybrook representative and liaises with academic institutions with respect to NP student education.
  • Supports a comprehensive orientation for newly hired NP staff and students.
  • Develops partnerships, networks, and collaborations with broad stakeholders to promote and enhance the development and delivery of quality care, education and research within SHSC and the academic community
  • Leads or serves on intra- and interprofessional committees where clinical and educational input and expertise is required, at a program, corporate level, and system level.
  • Provides consultation to leadership on issues related to Nurse Practitioner practice.
  • Acts as a consultant in their areas of expertise with respect to practice, education, research, and leadership.
  • Participates in virtual or live communities of practice to share and lead in practice, education, research and leadership.
  • Participates and provides consultation and recommendations in recruitment and the provision of performance feedback for Nurse Practitioners
  • Represents the profession within the hospital, community and health system
  • Promotes and support the professional and academic development of Nurse Practitioners, including working to full scope
  • Facilitates, supports, and participates in scholarship, research and evidence-based health care including quality improvement and research utilization activities
  • Coordinates learner opportunities with the universities, offer guidance with respect to any placement issues,
  • Supports education/professional development, potential external partnerships, and innovative programming
  • Provides leadership and advancement for the profession via the Sunnybrook’s professional council of Nurse Practitioners
  • Advocates for the role of the Nurse Practitioner at Sunnybrook and within the health care system


  • Registered and in good standing with an Extended Class Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferred  Masters’ Degree in Nursing
  • Actively practising as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Academic appointment at University of Toronto
  • Demonstrated excellence in collaboration within and across disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement projects and research studies
  • Self-directed, strong critical thinking, change management, problem-solving and organizational skills

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221564 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.