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Organization Overview  
Trillium Health Partners is a newly merged hospital serving Mississauga, West Toronto and the surrounding communities. It is one of Ontario’s largest community-based academic health networks and has a teaching affiliation with the Mississauga Academy of Medicine at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Industry Healthcare and Medical Services
Site/Location Credit Valley Hospital
City Mississauga
Province Ontario [ON]
Job Title Nurse Practitioner - Eating Disorders
Job ID 130283
Job Type Full Time
Department Eating Disorders Initiative - Mental Health
# of Positions 1
Division Mental Health
Date Posted 5/21/2013
Internal Deadline 5/28/2013
Position Description

 

We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner to become an integral member of the interprofessional Eating Disorders Program. The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will enhance the care of patients and their families through the integration of theoretical, evidence based, ethical and experiential foundations of nursing practice within an independent and collaborative framework. The NP will lead or co-lead psychotherapy groups, supervise meals, model normal eating behaviours and assess health status through physical examination and interpretation of test results. There may be an opportunity to provide consultation on treatment issues related to adolescents with eating disorders being seen at the Credit Valley Hospital site.
 
Qualifications:
·         Master’s prepared preferred
·         Graduate of a recognized college or school of nursing
·         Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
·         Masters Degree in Nursing or an approved nurse practitioner component
·         A Nurse Practitioner’s certificate from a recognized program
·         Registration in the Extended Class (EC) with the College of Nurses of Ontario
·         Experience working in mental health with knowledge of anxiety disorders, depression, personality disorders and trauma
·         The ability to work effectively within an interprofessional collaboration model
·         Demonstrates experience working with the adult/adolescent eating disorder population
·         Group psychotherapy experience preferred
·         Exceptional skills of leadership, self-direction, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
·         Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team
·         Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills
·         Proven ability to interact with patients and their families in an empathetic manner
·         Satisfactory performance and attendance required
 
Internal candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
 
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
 
Date Added 5/21/2013
Statement  
Trillium Health Partners is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with applicable legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, as well as the organizations policies and procedures. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
 
Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.
 
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Act.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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