Apply By: Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Sarnia Jail
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
M0812E - Social Services33
$68,671.00 - $105,038.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The Sarnia Jail, Ministry of the Solicitor General, seeks a health care professional with the proven ability to lead a multidisciplinary team in the delivery of patient-centered health care. The successful candidate will plan, coordinate, direct, evaluate and oversee the health care programs and services within the Sarnia Jail and will provide professional direction to a team of Nurses and health care staff.

If you would like to showcase your leadership skills, don't miss this exciting opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Plan, coordinate, direct and evaluate health care programs and services, including the pharmacy program, within a medium-size facility
• Provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, and ensure the delivery of efficient and quality health care services programs
• Support a values-based and inclusive environment through oversight of healthcare services
• Provide professional expertise, advice and direction to staff, ensuring services and programs are in compliance with ministry policy, legislation and professional standards
• Develop, plan and implement the delivery of health education programs for patients and staff
• Ensure the efficient use of human, physical and financial resources to provide quality care
• Ensure patients' safety; report and conduct investigations of unsafe practices or professional misconduct, and document incidents in accordance to ministry policies, the College of Nurses of Ontario standards, and applicable legislation and regulations

Leadership in the OPS
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Behaviours defines what it means to be a leader through the following expected behaviours and attributes:
• You are committed to the responsibilities of being a leader by demonstrating authenticity, accountability and courage.
• You are innovative by embracing positive disruption, maintaining a future mindset and leading with a common purpose.
• You are collaborative by driving people-centered outcomes, being inclusive and helping staff and colleagues grow, every day.

Visit theLeadership Talent Officeon Yammer to learn more about the OPS Leadership Model and to view the application preparation guide for management competitions.

How do I qualify?


• You are registered as a Registered Nurse in good standing with the college of Nurses of Ontario.

Leadership and Management Skills

• You can lead a multidisciplinary health care team in the delivery of patient-centred health care services
• You can plan, co-ordinate, manage and direct the day-to-day delivery of healthcare services in an unionized environment
• You have proven skills to manage staff, provide leadership, coach, direct and foster an engaged and inclusive environment
• You have knowledge of project management principles and methodologies to meet operational program deliverables

Nursing Knowledge and Expertise

• You have knowledge of health care administration and evidence-based health care practices
• You have proven knowledge and competency in the application of the College of Nurses of Ontario professional standards and practices to supervise nursing services within a correctional environment
• You can interpret and apply knowledge of relevant legislation, such as Regulated Health Professions Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and Mental Health Act

Other Essential Skills

• You have proven interpersonal, oral communication and conflict resolution skills to provide consultation, and resolve issues with stakeholders and staff
• You have strong writing skills to prepare reports
• You have excellent analytical, problem-solving and judgement skills, and you are proficient with computer software applications

Technical Knowledge

• You have knowledge of human resources practices, collective agreement provisions, financial and administrative policies, quality management, and continuous improvement practices
• You have knowledge of relevant legislation, such as Regulated Health Professions Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and Mental Health Act

Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Anti-Racism

The OPS is an innovative, responsive and accountable public service that works hard to be diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable. Diversifying leadership is a top priority for the OPS. Our goal is to achieve parity with the Ontario labour force by 2025 for the most under-represented groups (Indigenous, racialized and persons with disabilities) on our leadership teams.

The OPS is an accessible employer and we offer accommodation in all aspects of employment, including the recruitment process. Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advancing racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 700 Christina St N, Sarnia, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Friday, March 19, 2021
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
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    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
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, April 6, 2021 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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