Advanced Practice Provider, RAC-LBP – University Health Network (UHN), Toronto, ON
Category: Marketplace / Practice Opportunities / Other
Category: Marketplace / Practice Opportunities
Advanced Practice Provider, Rapid Access Clinics for Low Back Pain (formerly ISAEC)
Job Posting #: 919030
Type: Independent Contractor
Location: Toronto West and Mid-West Regions, Clinic location to be provided by clinician
Reports To: Practice Leader
Status: Temporary Part Time
Compensation: Assessment-Based Compensation
Closing Date: August 11, 2023
The University Health Network – Toronto Western Hospital is currently recruiting low back pain Advanced Practice Providers (APPs). As a member of a RAC, the APP acts as the first and primary point of contact for consultation and assessment of referred patients; provides a defined program of care to the patient with an emphasis on education, self-management, and health promotion strategies; develops a collaborative care plan with the patient and their primary care provider and documents progress against the care plan; and identifies signs and symptoms requiring a change in the plan of care, diagnostic imaging/testing, or referral to a physician specialist.
The APP is a skilled clinician, with requisite entry to practice training in a regulated health discipline and will be responsible for delivering rapid patient assessment and education for this specific population of low back pain patients, from their respective practice location.
The APP will be connected to a Clinical Sponsor (physician specialist) and Practice Leader who will provide clinical guidance and advanced low back pain education. Additionally, all APPs will be connected through a centralized referral and case management system. Please note that successful candidates must complete both practical (in person 2 days/week for 4 weeks) and theoretical training (1 week online) in low back pain topics.
- At least 4 years of clinical experience following completion of an accredited, entry-to- practice program in, a regulated health profession, required
- Including, at least 1 year of clinical experience in the musculoskeletal-spine area, required
- Member in good standing of respective professional/legislative college at the provincial level, required
- Member of related national/provincial professional association preferred
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