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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Toronto East Detention Centre
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    50054 - Nurse 3, General
Salary:    $1,348.44 - $1,684.33 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49767
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Are you a registered nurse looking for a new challenge in the GTA? Consider this unique opportunity with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Toronto East Detention Centre.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
-provide group leadership and general supervision to the General Duty Nurses by assignment of duties, counseling and instruction, orientation, problem-solving and assistance in the implementation and evaluation of health care interventions for inmates;
-provide front-line care to offenders including emergency intervention;
-conduct assessments (psycho-social, clinical);
-participate in multi-disciplinary team health care planning and conduct evaluations as required.

How do I qualify?

- You must have current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse with the Colleges of Nurses of Ontario;
- You must have valid First Aid/ CPR certification;

-You have comprehensive understanding of professional standards (College of Nurses of Ontario) and thorough knowledge of/ability to apply nursing principles to adult offenders;
-You have demonstrated knowledge of nursing principles/procedures in a medical and/or psychiatric nursing and knowledge of infectious/communicable disease;
-You have proven ability to deal with emergencies and perform routines with minimal supervision;

- You have interpersonal and group leadership skills to coordinate the day-to-day operation of the health care unit including assignment of duties, providing counseling and instruction, schedule shifts and team building;

-You use your effective communication skills (oral/written) to interact with inmates, medical officials, correctional staff and ministry/judicial officials;
-You have basic computer skills (MS Office);

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 55 Civic Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Thursday, January 17, 2013
  • 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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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