Clinical Nurse Specialist - Colorectal Surgery - Soins infirmiers

Etablissement/Institution:University Health Network, Canada, Toronto

Discipline: Soins infirmiers

Type d'emploi:Temps-plein

Date de publication:2022-08-29

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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Colorectal Surgery

Position: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Site: University Health Network

Department: Surgical Services, Colorectal Program

Salary: $86,783.00 - $108,479.00 per annum (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)

Hours: 37.5 Hours/Week

Status: Permanent full-time

The Colorectal Program, a collaboration of inter-professional team members, is recruiting for the role of Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).

“Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

Through the provision of advanced nursing practice, the CNS will work in collaboration with an inter-professional team to facilitate and expedite the referral and care of patients. The CNS functions in an expanded role demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill.  The CNS will triage new patients referred to the program in collaboration with the team; conducts health histories and physical examinations; and arranges further diagnostic work-up, as required.

On-going psycho-social support and education is provided throughout the diagnostic process and patient’s journey, with the ultimate goal of care being transitioned to the patient’s primary physician. A key role for this will be creating and providing education and support to primary healthcare providers as well as patients and their families.

The CNS will work in a leadership role to collaborate in the development and implementation of strategic and operational goals and objectives for the Colorectal Surgery Program. Other responsibilities include performing research activities; delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs; and performing activities to further develop and strengthen the nursing profession.


  • Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of a Master’s degree program
  • Demonstrated expertise as an Advanced Practice Nurse preferred
  • At least three years of relevant experience preferred
  • Certificate in Oncology preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Commitment to collaborative practice
  • Ability to work effectively independently and under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work in a self directed manner
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple demands
  • Ability to utilize information technology
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support required

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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