Registered Nurse

Deadline Date: May 23, 2019 (may be extended)

Are you a conscientious, well-organized Registered Nurse, with a strong commitment to the care and well-being of others? If so, please consider this rewarding opportunity to join the health care team with the Thunder Bay Jail, Ministry of the Solicitor General. Thunder Bay is a modern community that offers high quality amenities and a diversified economy. With a lower cost of living and an average commute time of 10 minutes, this is the place to consider your next career! Please note this is a continuous posting ad. The recruitment and selection processes will begin after May 23, 2019. This posting may be extended and available until the position is filled. Please submit your application once only. We welcome recent grads who are Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario to consider this opportunity.

Posting Date:
May 2, 2019
Thunder Bay
285 MacDougall St, Thunder Bay, ON P7A 2K6
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
In this role, you will:
Conduct health assessments for the purposes of triage and on-going care.
Plan for and provide health care treatment .
Monitor adherence to treatment plans and response to health care interventions.
Liaise with community care providers to obtain health histories and to facilitate transitional care at discharge for both remand and intermittent inmates.
Participate in case management.
Advocate for and encourage patient participation in the plan of care.
Act as a resource for patients, staff and external stakeholders by sharing your knowledge and expertise.
Work collaboratively as a member of the inter-professional team to develop, implement and evaluate patient-specific plans of care.
Contribute to health program development within the institution.
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other staff members and external stakeholders.
Provide emergency care, acute care, crisis intervention, health teaching, and counselling, when required, both for patients considered medically stable and unstable.
Practice in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Standards and Ministry expectations.
Practice in accordance with the security requirements of the institution Please read the following information carefully and customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad.
Mandatory Requirements.
You are currently a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario Nursing Knowledge and Experience.
You have knowledge of professional standards and guidelines, best practice guidelines, and nursing theories, practices and relevant legislation (such as Regulated Health Professions Act, Health Care Consent Act, Mental Health Act).
You are able to complete a comprehensive health assessment.
You can elicit, interpret and evaluate information from patients and other sources and draw conclusions to develop treatment and care plans.
You are able to evaluate patient responses to planned interventions and to modify interventions in collaboration with the inter-professional team to achieve established goals.
You can address emergency situations and implement appropriate therapeutic interventions Other Essential Skills.
You have excellent critical thinking and organizational skills to provide emergency, urgent and routine health care.
You have effective oral and written communication and health teaching skills to deal effectively with staff and clients.
You can work as a member of an inter-professional team and with a diverse client group
Hours of Work;
These are temporary, irregular on-call positions, the duration of assignment is 6 months with possible extension. The hours of work are 0-40 hours per week. You are expected to work rotating shifts in a health care unit that provides 7 days per week service, up to 24 hours a day Address: 285 MacDougall St, Thunder Bay, ON P7A 2K6 Security Check Requirements: Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Closing Date/Apply by:
May 23, 2019 (may be extended)
How To Apply:
Please apply online only at, quoting Job ID 135216, by Thursday, May 23, 2019. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario's Human Rights Code.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Wei-Hsing Feng
Position Title:
Talent Specialist
Company Name:
Ontario Public Service
5700 Yonge Street, Suite 210A
Postal Code:
M2M 4K5
Web Address: