Apply By: Friday, July 30, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

We are screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date and rating them against the qualifications outlined in the job ad. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will be invited to continue in the hiring process.

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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Monteith Correctional Complex
Job Term:
1 Temporary full-time position up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:
I0912E - Social Services102
$74,136.00 - $109,246.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
About Us
The Ontario Public Service is one of the largest employers in the province, with a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We believe in the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness. We invite you to join our teams!

Join Our Team
We are seeking a Assistant Health Care Manager with strong management and leadership skills to join our team at the Monteith Correctional Complex. You will have an opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary team and assist in the oversight and delivery of patient-centred health care services to offenders. (Health care services are provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week).

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Assist in the development, implementation, review and evaluation of health care programs and services to ensure high standards are maintained, and coordinate health care services and programs with other discipline
• Assist in the development, planning, implementation and delivery of health services education programs for offenders and staff
• Supervise a team of nurses in the provision of health care services to ensure a safe environment for both offenders and staff
• Supervise medical clerks by assigning duties, checking quality of work, and ensuring records are properly maintained to standards
• Provide coaching and counselling to staff, and report inability to meet College of Nurses of Ontario standards
• Supervise the maintenance, distribution and security of all medications, including narcotic and controlled drugs, as well as equipment, medical and treatment supplies
• Monitor budget allotments and maintain equipment inventories

How do I qualify?


• You are a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario

Leadership, Management and Organizational Skills

• You have administrative and leadership skills to ensure efficient and effective administration of health care programs and services
• You can ensure professional standards are met by developing, maintaining and evaluating procedures and methods for the delivery of health care services
• You can lead the development and improvement of health care services and programs
• You can provide supervision, mentoring and coaching to a team of nurses and medical clerks

Specialized Knowledge

• You have knowledge of nursing administration, and health care programs and operations
• You have knowledge of health care professional regulatory bodies, practices and standards to ensure compliance, and you can interpret relevant legislation (e.g., Regulated Health Care Professions Act, Health Care Consent Act, Mental Health Act, etc.)
• You can acquire knowledge of correctional philosophies, policies and procedures as they relate to health care services in a secured correctional institution
• You have a good understanding of emergency response procedures

Relationship Management and Communication Skills

• You have interpersonal and communication skills to respond to service delivery issues with offenders and their families, community agencies and organizations
• You can provide advice on offender needs to medical practitioners, and discuss medical issues with offender family members
• You can liaise effectively with community partners, such as mental health centers, public health departments, private physicians/specialists, and hospitals

Evaluation and Analytical Skills

• You can maintain records and statistics to identify trends that have critical health care service delivery, policy and planning implications
• You can evaluate and ensure professional health care standards and procedures are provided and maintained
• You can assess risks and make sound decisions on continued health care and treatment needs

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 3052 Rese Rd, Monteith, North 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:
Thursday, July 8, 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.
  • N-CL-166029/21
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 Friday, July 30, 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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