Deadline Date: 2021/04/30

Location:  Thunder Bay

We are seeking caring and compassionate Registered Nurses to join our health care teams at the Thunder Bay Jail and Thunder Bay Correctional Centre. As a Registered Nurse, you will use your knowledge and skills to provide patient-centered nursing care to offenders.

This posting is for 3 irregularly scheduled/casual positions at the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre, and 3 irregularly scheduled/casual positions at the Thunder Bay Jail. The starting hourly rate is $34.86 per hour.
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
 How do I qualify?
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
• 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
 Additional Information:
3 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 6 months, 285 Macdougall, Thunder Bay, North Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
3 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 6 months, 2351 Hwy 61 S , Thunder Bay, North Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Please apply online only at, quoting Job ID 162416, by Friday, April 30, 2021. 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:
 Ontario Public Service
Position Title:
 Talent Acquisition
Company Name:
 Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
 5700 Yonge St
Postal Code:
 M2M 4K5
Web Address: