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Advanced Practice Nurse

Jul 31, 2013

Program Hospital programs
Status Permanent, Full-Time, Day, 75 hrs/pay period, 1.0 FTE
Compensation $84,160 to $106,612 / Annually, plus a competitive benefits program
Start Date Jul 31, 2013
Closing Date Aug 11, 2013

As part of Bruyère Continuing Care you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.


Reporting to the Director of Nursing Practice, the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is responsible to enhance nursing practice corporately throughout Bruyère Continuing Care, address the complex needs of Bruyère Continuing Care's patient/resident populations, and influence health policy within the organization and in the larger sector of care. The core domains of the APN’s role include clinical practice, leadership, education, and research.  The APN is an expert in a specialized area of nursing practice, he/she assumes a leadership role in complex clinical situations, is responsible for the generation of research findings as well as the dissemination and utilization of research, and the integration of research with practice.  He/she acts as a change agent and coach at the nurse-patient level, establishes effective collaborative relationships with patients/residents, families, health care professionals, administrators, as well as academic and community partners.

This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent interpersonal skills and excellent organization skills. The incumbent requires demonstrated evidence of ongoing academic and professional activities.

He/She is committed to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère Continuing Care.


  • Master’s degree in Nursing or a health related field
  • Registration and good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Membership in a professional association (ex. RNAO)
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent related clinical experience
  • Experience in using and disseminating research findings
  • Considerable clinical expertise in the field of gerontology and/or the management of chronic illness (e.g. end of stage renal disease and dialysis; respiratory and neuromuscular illnesses with ventilator support and wound care)
  • Effective communication skills for planning and implementing projects, for teaching, for preparing  reports and for delivering  presentations
  • Strong ability in coaching and mentoring  
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Advanced medical terminology


  • Philosophy which supports the nursing profession in its mission to provide exemplary care
  • Ability to work effectively within a shared governance model
  • Innovative and analytical in problem-solving/policy analysis
  • Capable of working in a constantly changing environment
  • Related Specialty Certification from the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) or other recognized Certification Program



All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certification, if applicable, must also be included.

Bruyère Continuing Care is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.  If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Please send a recent resume and a cover letter to

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