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  • Welcome


    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing provides our full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing students with outstanding learning opportunities with excellent Clinical Instructors. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is an integral component of the curriculum, providing students with opportunities to practice their nursing skills under direct supervision of highly skilled professionals. Clinical Instructors are key members of our academic community. We rely on their dedication during the time frames we provide our students with placements. We appreciate that Clinical Instructors make every effort to avoid absences on clinical dates to prevent the unfortunate event of having to cancel placements for our students. We thank all our Clinical Instructors for their ongoing commitment and tremendous support of our mission to provide students with the highest quality nursing education.

  • Fall 2020 Positions


    For inquiries, contact bscn.placement.office@utoronto.ca.

    Official contracts are issued following formal agency acceptances of placement requests.

    UofT graduate students can also view the CUPE 3902 Unit 1  job postings website


    NUR361 (Older Persons)

    Nursing Perspectives in Health & Wellness – Older Persons Health Nursing : Fall Term

    Posting Date: September 2, 2020

    Application Closing Date: September 11, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Hospital based placements throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of Sept. 8, 2020

    Rotation: September 28th, 2020 to December 4, 2020

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days, two 8-hour day shifts or two 8-hr evening shifts. (No clinical during reading week, Oct. 26 – Oct. 31, 2020).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Attend clinical instructor virtual orientation for NUR361.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise.
    3. Actively facilitate students’ application of theory related to foundational therapeutic (e.g., positioning, bathing, safe handling) and relational skills.
    4. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic and therapeutic concepts.
    5. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence-informed approach to nursing practice.
    6. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    7. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills.
    8. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    9. Foster reflection and critical discussion about clinical learning among students during post conferences.
    10. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience (long term care / adult acute care nursing).
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


    NUR361 (Mental Health)

    Nursing Perspectives in Health & Wellness – Mental Health Nursing : Fall Term

    Posting Date: September 2, 2020

    Application Closing Date: September 11, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Hospital based placements throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of Sept. 8, 2020

    Rotation: September 28th, 2020 to December 4, 2020

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days, two 8-hour day shifts or two 8-hr evening shifts. (No clinical during reading week, Oct. 26 – Oct. 31, 2020).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Attend clinical instructor virtual orientation for NUR361.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise.
    3. Actively facilitate students’ application of theory related to foundational therapeutic (e.g., positioning, bathing, safe handling) and relational skills.
    4. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic and therapeutic concepts.
    5. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence-informed approach to nursing practice.
    6. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    7. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills.
    8. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    9. Foster reflection and critical discussion about clinical learning among students during post conferences.
    10. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience (long term care / adult acute care nursing).
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on this page


    NUR460 (Adult)

    Coping with Complexity in Persistent Illness (Adult): Fall Term

    Posting Date: September 2, 2020

    Application Closing Date: September 11, 2020 until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor (CI) for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Adult medical or surgical units in hospitals throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of Sept. 8, 2020

    Rotation: September 21st, 2020 to December 11, 2020

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days, two 12-hour day shifts (No clinical during reading week, Oct. 26 – Oct. 31, 2020).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Attend clinical instructor virtual orientation for NUR460.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise.
    3. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic and therapeutic concepts.
    4. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence based approach to nursing practice.
    5. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    6. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills such as medication administration, wound care and IV administration.
    7. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    8. Foster discussion and debate about clinical learning among students during post conference.
    9. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience.
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on this page


    NUR460 (Pediatric)

    Coping with Complexity in Persistent Illness (Pediatric): Fall Term

    Posting Date: September 2, 2020

    Application Closing Date: September 11, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Pediatric units at The Hospital for Sick Children & Holland Bloorview Hospital

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of Sept. 8, 2020

    Clinical Term: September 21, 2020 to December 11, 2020

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days, two 12-hour day shifts (No clinical during reading week, Oct. 26 – Oct. 31, 2020).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing program. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Attend clinical instructor virtual orientation for NUR460.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise.
    3. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic, and therapeutic concepts.
    4. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence based approach to nursing practice.
    5. Emphasize and demonstrate the importance of family centred care in nursing practice.
    6. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    7. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills such as medication administration, wound care, and IV administration.
    8. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    9. Foster discussion and debate about clinical learning among students during post conference.
    10. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience.
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


    NUR461

    Primary Health Care-Nursing Perspectives: Fall Term

    Posting Date: September 2, 2020

    Application Closing Date: September 11, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Primary health care and community nursing sites in agencies throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Tentative asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions the week of September 8th, 2020

    Rotation: September 16th, 2020 to December 11, 2020

    Days: Variable days; online and synchronous clinical discussions to be held between Wednesday and Friday each week.

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time. (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. CIs are expected to support both students and preceptors in placements. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Attend clinical instructor virtual orientation for NUR461.
    2. Collaborate with the NUR461 course instructors to plan the weekly virtual clinical discussion sessions in alignment with the course theoretical concepts.
    3. Support student learning:
      • Prepare for and facilitate a weekly online, synchronous two-hour clinical discussion with the students, reflecting on virtual case scenarios completed by the students and building on existing clinical experiences.
      • Monitor student performance and assess student progress.
      • Ensure ongoing communication with students, preceptors and course faculty.
    4. Prepare for and attend, assist and co-facilitate the Emergency Preparedness Simulation.
    5. Collaborate with course faculty throughout the term as needed to deal with student clinical placement issues.

    Qualifications:

    1. Excellent understanding of primary health care principles and the social determinants of health.
    2. Professional nursing experience in public health and community health, including rural and/or underserved settings.
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. Current membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) is preferred.
    5. Master’s degree in Nursing or equivalent is preferred; BScN is required.
    6. Previous teaching experience will be considered an asset.
    7. Excellent facilitation, analytical, and written and oral communication.
    8. Competent in MS Office application.
    9. Experience using online Learning Management Systems

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


     

  • Winter 2021 Positions: To be determined


    For inquiries, contact bscn.placement.office@utoronto.ca.

    Official contracts are issued end of November following formal agency acceptances of placement requests.

    UofT graduate students can also view the CUPE 3902 Unit 1  job postings website


    NUR371

    Clinical Instructor Position-Introduction to Acute Care: Adults – Winter Term 2021

    Posting Date: October 13, 2020

    Application Closing Date: October 31, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Hospital based placements throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of TBD.

    Rotations:

    Rotation 1 – January 4, 2021 to Feb 19, 2021

    Rotation 2 – March 1, 2021 to April 16, 2021

    Rotation 3 – April 26, 2021 to June 11, 2021

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days one 12-hour day shifts (No clinical on Family Day-Feb 15, 2021, Good Friday-April 2, 2021 and Victoria Day-May 24, 2021).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Complete and participate in both asynchronous and synchronous CI Orientation program activities.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise.
    3. Actively facilitate students’ application of theory related to foundational therapeutic (e.g., positioning, bathing, safe handling) and relational skills.
    4. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic and therapeutic concepts.
    5. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence-informed approach to nursing practice.
    6. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    7. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills.
    8. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    9. Foster reflection and critical discussion about clinical learning among students during post conferences.
    10. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience (long term care / adult acute care nursing).
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


    NUR373

    Clinical Instructor Position-Introduction to Nursing Care of Children & Families – Winter Term 2021

    Posting Date: October 13, 2020

    Application Closing Date: October 31, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor (CI) for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Hospital based placements throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of TBD.

    Rotation Dates:

    Rotation 1 – January 4, 2021 to Feb 19, 2021

    Rotation 2 – March 1, 2021 to April 16, 2021

    Rotation 3 – April 26, 2021 to June 11, 2021

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days; one or two 12-hour day shifts (we are requesting two clinical days per week – these will be shared among two groups of students (ie: Cohort A will attend one day and Cohort B on the other).

    Note: No clinical on Family Day-Feb 15, 2021, Good Friday-April 2, 2021 and Victoria Day-May 24, 2021).

    Pay rate: CIs will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total number of clinical teaching hours (CIs do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. CIs play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Complete and participate in both asynchronous and synchronous CI Orientation program activities.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise and clinical practice expectations.
    3. Actively facilitate students’ application of theory related to foundational therapeutic (e.g., health assessment, various nursing interventions) and relational skills (e.g., therapeutic relationships).
    4. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic and therapeutic concepts.
    5. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence-informed approach to nursing practice skills.
    6. Emphasize and demonstrate the importance of family centred and developmentally appropriate care in nursing practice.
    7. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    8. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills.
    9. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    10. Foster reflection and critical discussion about clinical learning among students during post conferences.
    11. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience (pediatric acute care nursing).
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical teaching as a CI or as a preceptor will be considered an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page

     


    NUR374

    Clinical Instructor Position-Introduction to Nursing Care of Childbearing Person and Families – Winter Term 2021

    Posting Date: October 13, 2020

    Application Closing Date: October 31, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Hospital based placements throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of TBD.

    Rotations:

    Rotation 1 – January 4, 2021 to Feb 19, 2021

    Rotation 2 – March 1, 2021 to April 16, 2021

    Rotation 3 – April 26, 2021 to June 11, 2021

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days one 12-hour day shifts (No clinical on Family day-Feb 15, 2021, Good-Friday-April 2, 2021 and Victoria Day-May 24, 2021.

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Complete and participate in both asynchronous and synchronous CI Orientation program activities. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of course outcomes, clinical practice expectations and students’ level of learning.
    2. Actively facilitate students’ application of theory related to trauma informed care, foundational nursing skills, interventions, and medication administration practices at a novice level safely and competently.
    3. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic, therapeutic and relational concepts.
    4. Encourage an inquiring, theoretical, ethical and evidence-informed approach to nursing practice.
    5. Emphasize and demonstrate the importance of family centred care in nursing practice.
    6. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    7. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating the nursing care they are providing to childbearing persons and their families.
    8. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    9. Foster reflection and critical discussion about clinical learning among students during post conferences.
    10. Provide students with ongoing and mid-term verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience (post-partum and/or labour and delivery nursing).
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


    NUR460

    Clinical Instructor Position-Coping with Complexity in Persistent Illness (Adult): Winter Term 2021

    Posting Date: October 13, 2020

    Application Closing Date: October 31, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor (CI) for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Adult medical or surgical units in hospitals throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of TBD.

    Rotation: January 18, 2021 to April 1, 2021 

    Days: Monday to Saturday variable days, two 12-hour day shifts (No clinical during reading week – February 15, 2021 to February 19, 2021).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate. 

    Stipend: To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning and providing excellent clinical learning experiences to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Complete and participate in both asynchronous and synchronous CI Orientation program activities. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of course outcomes, clinical practice expectations and students’ level of learning.
    2. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of the students’ level of expertise.
    3. Assist with and assess the students’ preparation for their clinical activities with attention to integration of nursing, pathophysiological, pharmacologic and therapeutic concepts.
    4. Encourage an inquiring, theory and evidence based approach to nursing practice.
    5. Facilitate interprofessional communication among students and all members of the health care team.
    6. Supervise and monitor student progress and safety when performing therapeutic practice skills such as medication administration, wound care and IV administration.
    7. Collaborate with nursing staff in gaining assistance and access to learning experiences for the students.
    8. Foster discussion and debate about clinical learning among students during post conferences.
    9. Provide students with ongoing verbal feedback about progress and a written final online evaluation.

    Qualifications:

    1. Interest in clinical teaching and working with novice nursing students.
    2. Minimum of 2-3 years of current and relevant clinical experience (acute care nursing).
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. BScN required; MN will be considered an asset.
    5. Previous experience in clinical instructing or as a preceptor is an asset.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


    NUR461

    Clinical Instructor Position-Primary Health Care-Nursing Perspectives: Winter Term 2021

    Posting Date: October 13, 2020

    Application Closing Date: October 31, 2020 or until filled  

    Position: Clinical Instructor (CI) for the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

    Location: Virtual sessions and community agencies throughout the GTA

    Orientation Date: Asynchronous and synchronous online orientation sessions set tentatively for the week of TBD.

    Rotation: January 4, 2021 to April 1, 2021

    Days: Variable days; online and synchronous clinical discussions to be held between Thursday and Friday each week (No clinical during reading week – February 15, 2021 to February 19, 2021).

    Pay rate: Clinical Instructors will be paid a stipend or be paid via secondment from the respective facility for each course based on the requirements for the course. Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate.

    Stipend To Be Determined (TBD), depending on placement confirmations from hospital partners including number of shifts and total clinical instruction time (Clinical Instructors do not normally receive pay for sick days or leaves. Replacement costs will be deducted from the stipend amount for time missed).

    Description:

    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Program provides a full-time, two-year, second entry baccalaureate nursing education. Given that nursing is a practice based profession, we believe that clinical experience is a vital and integral component of the curriculum, providing students with hands-on opportunities to actively apply classroom learning to ‘real life’ nursing practice under the supervision and support of a clinical teacher. Clinical Instructors (CIs) play an important role in facilitating student learning to further develop students’ knowledge, skill, and judgement. CIs are expected to support both students and preceptors in placements. Due to COVID-19, CIs must be flexible and prepared to utilize additional learning modalities such as simulation, virtual clinical learning, and online activities. CIs will work closely with the Clinical Education Office and Course Faculty to develop and share resources to support the continuity of clinical teaching and student learning. CIs are required to complete and participate in the Faculty’s CI Orientation program in preparation for their clinical teaching role. Ongoing support will be provided throughout the term by their Course Faculty and the Undergraduate Clinical Resource Faculty. Applicants should note that commitment to the role for the entire term is needed for consistency in the development, assessment and evaluation of nursing students.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Complete and participate in both asynchronous and synchronous CI Orientation program activities. Prepare patient assignments prior to students’ arrival on the nursing unit, reflective of course outcomes, clinical practice expectations and students’ level of learning.
    2. Collaborate with the NUR461 course instructors to plan the weekly virtual clinical discussion sessions in alignment with the course theoretical concepts.
    3. Support student learning:
    • Prepare for and facilitate a weekly online, synchronous two-hour clinical discussion with the students, reflecting on virtual case scenarios completed by the students and building on existing clinical experiences.
    • Monitor student performance and assess student progress.
    • Ensure ongoing communication with students, preceptors and course faculty.
    1. Collaborate with course faculty throughout the term as needed to deal with student clinical placement issues.

    Qualifications:

    1. Excellent understanding of primary health care principles and the social determinants of health.
    2. Professional nursing experience in public health and community health, including rural and/or underserved settings.
    3. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class.
    4. Current membership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) is preferred.
    5. Master’s degree in Nursing or equivalent is preferred; BScN is required.
    6. Previous teaching experience will be considered an asset.
    7. Excellent facilitation, analytical, and written and oral communication skills.
    8. Competent in MS Office applications.
    9. Experience using online Learning Management Systems.

    Note to Graduate Students:

    If you are a graduate student and you accept the position, you will agree to the following:

    I confirm that I will be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF on the date that this appointment begins. I understand that if I should cease to be registered as a University of Toronto student or PDF during the period of this appointment, for any reason other than convocation, I must immediately notify my supervisor, and my appointment may be terminated.”

    How to Apply:

    Please click on the “How to Apply” tab on on this page


     

  • Spring/Summer 2021 Positions: To be determined


    For inquiries, contact bscn.placement.office@utoronto.ca.

    Official contracts are issued end of March following formal agency acceptances of placement requests.

    UofT graduate students can also view the CUPE 3902 Unit 1  job postings website.

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  • HR Practices & Policies


    Each course will have a fixed stipend amount for the Clinical Instructor (CI) position based on the requirements for the course. 

    Please note that UofT graduate students will be paid the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 rate. As a graduate student, you will be a member of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3902, Unit 1 bargaining unit (SGSI for MN students, SGSII for PhD students). Your employment will be governed by the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University of Toronto and CUPE Local 3902.

    Information about the Union found on the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 union website represents the views of the Union and has not been approved or endorsed by the University.

    CI Hiring Package

    1. Letter of Offer– Please sign and complete all sections of the letter that will be emailed to you if you are offered a position
    2. Employee Information Form– Complete this form for every term with contact information for your personnel file.
    3. Payroll Bank Authorization Form– This form must be completed and submitted with a VOID cheque. (Note: If your banking information is already on file without any changes, please indicate this in writing when the paperwork is submitted.)
    4. Tax Forms, TD1 and TD1ON – Tax forms are to be completed once every calendar year, unless there are changes. Re-hires do not submit tax forms if they already provided forms in the same calendar year of January to December. Visit the CRA website to obtain forms and for further tax information.

     

  • How to Apply


    The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing uses CORE© for the Clinical Instructor (CI) application process.

    The link to apply for a CI position is https://www.rxpreceptor.com/signup/p/?UTNursing Please use the code: 2020TO2021YEAR

    We invite all new and returning CI candidates to apply. Returning CIs need not provide references. New applicants will need to notify their current unit managers (if currently employed at a hospital) that they will be contacted for a reference. The uploading of additional supporting documentation, such as special commendations, additional references, previous clinical instructor evaluations, etc. is optional.

    Applicants can indicate if they are applying as one of three options:

    • “Stipend” (hired on contract and employed by the University of Toronto);
    • “Secondment” (with agency and manager’s approval, hospital staff can be released from their shifts to work for the University of Toronto as employees of the hospital and UofT will reimburse the hospital);
    •  “CUPE” (this option applies to individuals currently registered at the University of Toronto as a graduate student).

    We ask all applicants to be available for all the clinical dates for the rotation/term to which they are applying for consistency in clinical experience for our students. Consideration of applicants will depend on the timing of the search. The hiring process for the fall and some winter positions will be occur in mid-July. We cannot guarantee individuals will be considered if they submit their applications after the hiring process.

    In extenuating circumstances, we may need occasional backup CI support. To apply to be added to our pool of backup CI, click here.

     

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