Registered Nurse

Deadline Date: 2019/06/28

Registered Nurse with the Ministry of the Solicitor General Conducting 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 Participate in case management Advocate for and encourage patient participation in the plan of care

Posting Date:
2019/05/23
City:
Thunder Bay
Province:
Ontario
Address:
285 Macdougall Street - Thunder Bay Jail
Start Date:
Type:
Casual
Hours:
up to 40
Wage:
$1,268.82 - $1,581.87 Per Week*
Number of positions:
3
Days of work:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Occupation:
Health
    Duties:
  • 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
    Qualifications:
  • You are currently a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 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                                                                   

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

    Misc.:Closing Date/Apply by:2019/06/28How To Apply:***Applications are ONLY accepted online via the Ontario Public Service Careers Job Board. To apply, please go to www.ontario.ca/careers, search for Job ID#135216, and click on "Apply Online". Email and fax submissions will not be accepted. ***

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Trevone Scott-Thompson
Position Title:
Administrative Assistant
Company Name:
Ontario Public Service
Address:
City:
Toronto
Province:
ON
Postal Code:
M2M 4K5
Phone:
E-mail:
Careers.Team7@ontario.ca
Web Address: