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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Thunder Bay Jail and Thunder Bay Correctional Centre
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    7 Temporary irregularly scheduled contracts up to 12 months with possible extension/approximately 0-40 hours per week.
Job Code:    50052 - Nurse 2, General
Salary:    $1,290.00 - $1,560.03 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53945
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Are you a conscientious and well-organized registered nurse? Do you have a strong commitment to the care and well-being of others? If your answer is yes, please consider this opportunity to bring your skills to our facility health care teams.

Seven (7) vacancies exist:
4- Thunder Bay Jail
3- Thunder Bay Correctional Centre
Successful candidates will be cross trained and may be assigned to shifts at either location.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Nurse, you will:

• conduct health assessments
• provide emergency intervention
• dispense medication
• liaise with other professionals and correctional staff

These positions are irregularly-scheduled, on-call for 0 - 40 hrs per week with no guaranteed minimum number of hours.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must have a current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario (Registered Practical Nurses will not be considered).
• You must be able to work within a flexible schedule to accommodate rotating shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Nursing skills:
• You have an understanding of nursing theories and practices.
• You are able to interpret and apply relevant legislation.
• You have effective assessment, reasoning, judgment and analytical skills.
• You can identify and evaluate health care issues and determine appropriate treatment.

Communication and Interpersonal skills:
• You use your communication and counselling skills to deal effectively with staff and clients.
• 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.

Additional information:

  • 3 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 2351 Hwy 61 South, Thunder Bay, North Region
  • 4 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 285 Macdougall, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Monday, May 6, 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 Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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