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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre Health Care
City:    Ottawa
Job Term:    5 Temporary - 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:    50052 - Nurse 2, General
Salary:    $1,290.00 - $1,560.03 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    46912
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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?

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

Additional information:

  • 5 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 2244 Innes Rd, Ottawa, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Friday, October 5, 2012
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, October 22, 2012 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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