Registered Nurse ID: 62206

Deadline Date: 2020/01/24

Location: Thunder Bay

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 November 7, 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:
 Thunder Bay
 285 Macdougall
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
What can I expect to do in this role? 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
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, irregularly scheduled/casual 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
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
How to apply:
1. You must apply online at QUOTE JOB ID: 140731
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.
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.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Thunder Bay Jail
Position Title:
Company Name:
 285 Macdougall St.
 Thunder Bay
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