Apply By: Monday, November 27, 2017 11:59 pm EST

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Organization:
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:
Toronto South Detention Centre
City:
Etobicoke
Job Term:
1 Temporary up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:
50124 - Nurse 3, Public Health (Atypical)
Salary:
$1,588.18 - $1,894.99 Per Week* Amended salary information noted under Job ID
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
113607
The correct salary range for this position is $1,564.71 to $1,812.61 per week in compliance with current OPSEU collective agreement provisions

Bring your knowledge and clinical expertise to the Toronto South Detention Centre, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, where you will provide primary care services to inmates with diverse health care needs, focusing on health promotion and disease prevention.

Toronto South Detention Centre is Ontario's largest maximum security detention centre. The Health Care unit operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package, including:

• A defined benefit pension plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits
• A comprehensive health and dental plan
• Life and disability insurance
• A progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance
• Flexible learning and developmental opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization

The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:

• Canada's Top 100 Employers
• Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers
• Canada's Best Diversity Employers
• Canada's Greenest Employers
• Top Employers for Canadians Under 40

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will use your specialized knowledge and skills to provide patient-centered primary care to inmates. Specifically, you will:

• Assess, diagnose and prescribe treatment with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention
• Communicate diagnosis and treatment plan options
• Advocate for and encourage patients to take responsibility for their own health by educating them on risk factors, health problem identification, goal setting, and treatment options
• Collaborate with an inter-professional team to develop and implement strategies that promote health and prevent illness
• Act as a resource for patients, staff and external stakeholders
• Respond to emergency situations and implement appropriate interventions
• Practice in accordance with College of Nurses Practice Standards and Ministry expectations
• Practice in accordance with the security requirements of the institution

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Requirements

• You are registered as a Registered Nurse Extended Class (Nurse Practitioner) with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• You have a Nurse Practitioner specialty certificate in primary health care or adult care

Specialized Knowledge

• You have knowledge of illness/disease theory, drug theory, diagnostic and laboratory testing, evidence-based practice and current treatment modalities
• You can interpret and apply legislation to practice (i.e., Health Care Consent Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Regulated Health Professions Act, etc.)

Clinical Assessment, Critical Reasoning and Analytical Skills

• You demonstrate clinical expertise and assessment skills to elicit, interpret and utilize information from inmates and other sources
• You can respond to emergency situations and implement appropriate interventions
• You can evaluate responses to treatment and modify the treatment plan to achieve established goals

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• You can communicate effectively and present information in a clear and concise manner
• you can document care and progress by preparing progress notes, written treatment plans and clinical summaries
• You can adapt your communication skills to provide information and health teaching to a diverse population
• You can advocate for and encourage patient participation in their plan of care
• You can support patients in the implementation and modification of their treatment plan
• You are proficient with various computer software applications and databases (i.e., spreadsheet, email, word processing)

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 160 Horner Ave, , Etobicoke, Toronto Region, Enhanced - CPIC, VSS, PIP, Niche/RMS, Credit
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3.7
Category:
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Friday, November 10, 2017
Note:
  • C-CL-113607/17

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, November 27, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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