Trillium Health Partners

Clinical Extern

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Temporary Part-Time
Trillium Health Partners
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Job Description



Position: Clinical Extern

Posting #: 2021-23646

Status: Temporary Part-Time & Temporary Full-Time 

Role Level:  CUPE ST 70 - $20.828

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. We are also deeply committed to helping staff grow in their nursing careers. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Clinical Externs will be working in the capacity as unregulated health care provider (UCP). They will work in collaboration with healthcare team under the supervision of an appointed regulated healthcare professional. Clinical Externs will have varying levels of knowledge, skills and judgement, based on their schooling level and past experience. THP will provide an autonomous yet supervised environment for students to develop their clinical skills, knowledge, and confidence as they transition into a registered role upon completion of their studies.

Key Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in either:
    • University Nursing Program (RN) between their 2nd and 4th year of study.
    • College Nursing Program (RPN) in their final year of study.
    • Undergraduate Medical student in their final year of a program of medical education leading to the MD degree that has been accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS)
    • Respiratory Therapy Students in their second and third year of a training program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Respiratory Therapy Education, which is administered by the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists.
    • Paramedic Students in second year of an approved Paramedic Program
  • Evidence of good academic standing
  • Successful completion of the academic year prior to the last year in a recognized program.
  • Evidence of successful learning experiences in recent clinical placements



  • Responsible and accountable for the provision of patient care under the supervision of a regulated health professional (RHP) assigned to them in a manner consistent with organizational policies and professional standards, while taking into account the limitations placed on the position
  • Works with the supervising RHP to ensure that the incumbent has the knowledge, skills and judgment needed to perform all actions/duties, such as assisting with ambulation, toileting, bathing, feeding and other care activities necessary in meeting the patient’s personal needs and comfort
  • Requests assistance with assigned duties whenever needed and alerts team members when any change or concern about the patient’s condition is raised
  • Reports to work on all shifts assigned, or ensures that the Manager is notified if absence prior to the start of the shift
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Satisfactory performance and attendance required

To apply for this amazing opportunity, please submit your resume along with cover letter via our online Career portal – 


In your resume submission, please indicate the following:

  • Department/area of interest
  • Preferred work status (Temporary Part-Time or Temporary Full-Time)
  • Availability of hours from until March 31, 2022


 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:


Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage.  To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.


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



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