Would you enjoy using your skills as a Registered Nurse in a unique environment beyond the conventional healthcare setting?Here are terrific opportunities for Registered Nurses in a unique environment. Enjoy free parking, flexible hours and plenty of chances for professional development, as well as movement within the Ontario Public Service. If you are a conscientious and well organized Registered Nurse, with a strong commitment to the care and well-being of others, please consider this rewarding opportunity to join the health care team.The Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre provides incarceration for male and female adult offenders on remand and those awaiting transfer to federal and provincial correctional institutions. Short-term offenders also serve their sentences at this detention centre.These positions are irregularly-scheduled, on-call for 0 - 40 hrs per week with no guaranteed minimum number of hours.Please note: **the weekly salary range indicated is based on a 40-hour work week.What can I expect to do in this role?Within a systemic change and anti-racism organizational change context that values diversity, your role will include:• Providing diverse nursing services such as health assessment, emergency intervention and administration of medication in a facility that operates a 24 hours per day, 7 days per week health care unit.• Liaising with other professionals in a multi-disciplinary team and with correctional staff within the Centre.How do I qualify?Mandatory• You are a registered nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.• You are certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).• You can work 8 and 12 hour rotating shifts in a 24 hours per day, 7 days per week operation.TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:• You know nursing theories, practices and procedures to provide exemplary nursing services.• You can understand and interpret relevant legislation (i.e., Regulated Health Care Professional Act, Health Care Consent Act) to ensure compliance and adherence to offender entitlements.COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK SKILLS:• You have oral and written communication skills as well as counselling skills to work effectively with staff and clients.• You can work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and with a diverse client group.OTHER ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:• You have reasoning and observation skills to evaluate offender's response to planned health care intervention and assess emergency situations.• You can meet the physical demands of the essential duties of the position.
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