Valleyview Residence
Posted 8 months ago


(Permanent, Full-Time)

Valleyview Residence, owned and operated by Advent Health Care Corporation, is seeking applications from qualified registered nurses for the position of Nurse Practitioner. Valleyview, opened in 2004, is a long-term care home with 174 beds, located in six home areas. Valleyview maintains a good reputation in the community for its service and care. This home is located in Toronto.

Reporting to the Administrator and accountable to the Medical Director, the Nurse Practitioner is a primary care provider to residents and works within the legislative scope of practice outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the resident and family/caregiver, and the health care team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the resident’s plan of care; provides leadership and mentorship to staff that enhances their knowledge, assessment skills, and ability to care for residents in place; and leads and collaborates in research, education, and evidence- based practice initiatives to optimize the resident and health system outcomes.


  • Provides comprehensive primary care to residents as part of the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Conducts person-centered comprehensive health histories.
  • Collaborates with the resident to develop a person-centered plan of care.
  • Engages with the resident in regular dialogue about their care plan.
  • Utilizes communication and counselling skills.
    • Engages residents in dialogue to determine what is important to them for health and quality of life.
    • Provides person-focused health education.
  • Participates in care conferences.
  • Manages the care of residents by providing pharmacological, complementary and/or counselling interventions, and performs procedures within the NP scope of practice.
  • Orders interprets and/or performs appropriate screening and diagnostic investigations, according to legal and professional criteria, and assumes responsibility for follow-up.
  • Diagnoses illness, injuries and health-related issues according to legal, professional and institutional criteria.
  • Participates in internal (e.g. Professional Advisory Committees and external resident care committees.
  • Identifies, develops and implements practice innovations, in collaboration with the LTCH’s senior leadership team.
  • Provides leadership and involves the interdisciplinary team in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provides leadership in developing and implementing strategies to optimize the integration of illness and injury prevention, health promotion, health maintenance, rehabilitation and restorative care activities.
  • Participates with the senior leadership team in program planning to meet the needs of long-term residents and of residents of varying age groups.
  • Participates in identifying, analyzing and interpreting trends in resident care outcomes and professional nursing practice issues to determine priorities for educational programming.


  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as Registered Nurse in the Extended Class or RN (EC)
  • 1-3 years clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferably with the geriatric population
  • Experience with Point Click Care
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an inter-professional team, with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated and comprehensive understanding of ethical decision-making principles, palliative care philosophy, and quality end of life care planning.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of community resources, specifically for older adults and palliative care.
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends if required.
  • Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening that is less than six (6) months old at time of hire.
  • As a condition of employment, candidates are required to submit documented results of TB testing, as per Public Health requirements.
  • As a condition of employment, candidates are required to submit documented proof of up to date vaccinations to protect against infection of COVID-19 or any similar infectious diseases


Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package are being offered.


For more information or to submit you resume please contact:

Elizabeth Bryce, Administrator or 416-398-0555 ext. 1103

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