Humber River Hospital

Registered Nurse Kidney Clinic

Posting Date 6 months ago(12/6/2022 10:37 AM)
Nephrology & Cardiology
Kidney Care Clinic
Employee Type
Temporary Part-Time
Employee Group
Job ID
Job Category
Registered Nurse (RN)

Position Profile

Humber River Hospital. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.


Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Hospital, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   


At Humber River Hospital, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!


Right now we are looking for a Registered Nurse to work with our Kidney Care Clinic Team.


Hiring Salary Range: $34.24-$49.02

Location: Humber River Hospital – Church Site, Cross site coverage may be required
Hours of work: Available for day and some evening shifts Monday to Fridays (subject to change)

Union:  ONA




  • Highly motivated individual capable of working independently as well as with the inter-professional team to coordinate a plan of care for patients having a Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Functions as the primary contact and resource for new renal patients in the Nephrology Program
  • Works in collaboration with the Nephrology team at the Kidney Care Clinic to ensure that all patients have the most appropriate body access as well as to promote independent dialysis within this patient population
  • Advocates for patient choice and shared decision making by providing patients and families with information on treatment modalities and assisting patients and families in achieving an optimal level of self-care
  • Advocates for the individual needs of patients by incorporating critical analysis involving observation, evaluation and discussion with patient and families
  • Demonstrates the ability to customize teaching approaches based on individual learning needs
  • Facilitates communication between patients/families and members of the health care team
  • Attends and participates in rounds as required
  • Modality Home Hemodialysis and Peritoneal dialysis teaching
  • Participates in hospital committees, administrative and Nephrology clinical planning activities


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario,
  • BCLS certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • CNeph Certification preferred. Required to complete CNeph certification or equivalent within 18 months from the hiring date.
  • Kidney Care Clinic and Nephrology dialysis experience required
  • Knowledge and experience with the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs, curriculum and client education for CKD, PD, hemodialysis and post kidney transplant patients and their families required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult teaching and learning principles and the ability to effectively provide health teaching to individuals and groups required
  • Demonstrates excellent patient assessment skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate/liaise with inter-professional team members, inter-agency groups and appropriate community resources required
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team including other health team members, patient/family
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and handle crisis situations, client/family issues and interdepartmental conflicts in a calm and capable manner required
  • Commitment to team work and role modeling positive professional interpersonal relationships required
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision required
  • Must be available to perform home assessments and home visits as part of the renal replacement modality plan
  • Must be available to provide education to admitted ESRD patients to advance their renal replacement plan
  • Excellent organizational, leadership and clinic leadership skills required with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintains competency in Nephrology and in Leadership through ongoing education and practice
  • Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Ability to be flexible and effectively work in busy environment with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Knowledge of second language an asset
  • Excellent attendance record

Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Hospital is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Hospital as a community academic hospital.

Humber River Hospital was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


 This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis


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