Consider this terrific opportunity for a registered nurse in a unique environment. Enjoy free parking and plenty of chances for professional development, as well as movement within the Ontario Public Service.Are you a highly organized registered nurse with a strong commitment to the care and well-being of others? If your answer is yes, please consider this rewarding opportunity with the health care team in a correctional treatment centre environment.What can I expect to do in this role?As a Nurse, you will work on an assigned shift to provide diversified nursing services.You will:• participate, initiate and/or facilitate individual treatment plans;• work within a therapeutic environment providing counselling on health care treatment matters;• conduct health assessments;• provide emergency intervention;• dispense medication;• liaise with other professionals and correctional staff;• defuse situations and contribute to dispute resolution activities using behaviour management techniques.How do I qualify?Mandatory• you must have a current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario; • you must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends and holidays in a correctional environment.Nursing Skills:• you are knowledgeable of nursing theories and practices;• you are able to interpret and apply relevant legislation;• you have effective reasoning skills to evaluate and assess situations.Communication Skills:• you have strong oral and written communication skills;• your interpersonal skills allow you to counsel, defuse and resolve issues;• you are able to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and work with a diverse client group;• you can use a computer to prepare reports and input and retrieve offender information.
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