Trillium Health Partners

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Health: Cardiac Surgery/2J CVU

System ID
Job Type
Part Time
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description


Position:  Nurse Practitioner

File #: 2022-29300

Status:  Part Time (1) 

Role Level:  Clinical Patient Services (CPS06) - $57.14 - $66.17

Dept/Program:  Cardiac Surgery (2J CVU), Cardiac Health

Site:  Mississauga Hospital

Hours of Work/Shifts:  7.5 Hour Shifts - Primarily Days (M-F)

Posted:  September 22, 2021

Internal Deadline:  September 29, 2021


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.

Position Summary: 

  • Reporting to the Director of the Cardiac Health Program, the Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse whose role is comprised of five domains of practice including clinical practice, leadership, collaboration, research and consultation.
  • Supports the Cardiac Health program by performing advanced patient care assessments and coordinating care for patients with complex co-morbidities, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, pain and symptom management, and patient education in an in-patient setting
  • The Nurse Practitioner engages in clinical mentoring and/or other academic activities through clinical appointment with an academic institution.
  • The Nurse Practitioner works in a collaborative practice model with physicians, nurses and inter-professional team members to provide quality care to patients and their families within the area of Cardiac Health nursing to achieve quality clinical outcomes through evidence based practice.
  • In partnership with Physician and administrative leadership team develops the policy and practice standards to support one patient experience across the organization
  • Provides a key leadership role in evaluating quality of care and patient outcomes within the Cardiac Health population, in partnership with physicians and other members of the inter-professional
  • Identifies quality initiatives that will strengthen and further develop nursing professional practice within Cardiac Health.
  • The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership and assists with professional development of team members through mentoring and participating in formal and informal education initiatives.


Key Qualifications: 

  • Minimum masters level nurse practitioner preparation required
  • Current registration in the Extended Class with College of Nurses of Ontario (Successful completion of Ontario NP-Adult Extended Class examination) required
  • 3-5 years clinical experience in the direct care of the acute cardiac adult patients required; cardiac surgery experience preferred
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience in direct cardiac focused patient management required advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills; cardiac surgery experience preferred
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Must be able to practice independently and interdependently
  • Demonstrated leadership to advance the practice of nursing and inter-professional practice to achieve established goals
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with patients, families, physicians and inter-professional team members
  • Demonstrated use of theory and research to enable evidence based practice
  • Experience with research methodology, program planning and evaluation
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Current Advance Cardiac Life Support certification
  • 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.


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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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