Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Monteith, Canada
33d ago

Are you a conscientious and 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 at the Monteith Correctional Complex.

Located in beautiful Northern Ontario, Monteith Correctional Complex is a maximum security facility located in Monteith, a community located close to Iroquois Falls and just 50 minutes away from Timmins with direct air links to Toronto, Ottawa and a number of northern Ontario cities.

Please note : This position will be required to work flexible hours e.g. rotating shifts in a health care unit that provides up to 24 hours per day, 7 days per week service, including evenings, nights, weekends and statutory holidays.

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package including :

  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits
  • A comprehensive health and dental plan
  • Life and disability insurance
  • A progressive work environment that promotes work / life balance
  • Flexible learning and developmental opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
  • Opportunities for career advancement and specialization
  • The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of :

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers
  • Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers
  • Canada's Best Diversity Employers
  • Canada's Greenest Employers
  • Top Employers for Canadians Under 40
  • 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
  • Practice in accordance with the College of Nurses Practice Standards and Ministry expectations
  • Practice in accordance with the security requirements of the institution
  • Provide emergency care, acute care, crisis intervention, health teaching, and counseling when required both for patients considered medically stable and unstable
  • Mandatory Requirements :

  • You are currently a registered nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • You are able to work rotating shifts in a health care unit that provides 24 hour per day, 7 days per week service
  • 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 skills and health teaching skills to deal effectively with staff and clients
  • You can work as a member of an inter-professional team and work with a diverse client group
  • Additional Information : Note :

    Note :

  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check.
  • Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results.

    If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you.

    Note : If a Vulnerable Sector Screening / Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    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 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 screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.

    Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

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