Nurse (RN) Full Time

Job Information
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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 12, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Na-Me-Res
Salary $64.500 to $67.500 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Medical / Health
Client Na-Me-Res
Contact Information
jobs@nameres.org

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Internal/External JOB POSTING

POSITION: Nurse (RN) Full Time

MAIN FUNCTION: The Registered Nurse will provide primary health care and medical case management to clients of Na-Me-Res programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Work with the Management to develop a strengths based, culturally appropriate personal care (case management) plan which will include the involvement of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of a psychiatrist, medical doctor, traditional elders and healers, shelter and outreach staff, life and other service providers and agencies as identified and required
  • Evaluate and assess health of clients
  • Make appropriate referrals, accompanying participants to appointments as needed
  • Work in a team setting to ensure appropriate goal setting and attainment regarding health issues of clients
  • Assist clients address any immediate medical needs
  • Ensure all efforts are made to identify and meet client’s health related accommodation requirements
  • Provide information on medical programs and services and assisting clients to access programs and services
  • Establish and collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families
  • Administer medications and treatments as appropriate
  • Monitor, assess, document, address and report symptoms and changes in conditions
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment
  • Teach and counsel clients on health-related issues
  • Other related duties and identified and required by the Manager
  • Documentation and databases – OSCAR/SMIS

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Registered Nursing Certification with the Colleges of Nurses of Ontario (CND)
  • Postsecondary degree in Nursing
  • Knowledge and experience working with people who are homeless and have mental health and/or addiction issues
  • Strong case management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with clients and colleagues on daily basis
  • Strong knowledge of services available for people who are homeless
  • The successful candidate to provide a Police reference check prior to starting as a condition of employment
  • Familiarity with Aboriginal issues

Na-Me-Res encourages applications from all qualified persons

1 year contract
Salary range:  $64.500 to $67.500

CLOSING DATE: January 26, 2017 at 12noon

(Hand delivered applications will not be accepted) Please no phone calls

A resume and cover letter can be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Human Resources
26 Vaughan Road, Toronto, ON M6G 2C4
Fax #: (416) 652-3138 / Email: jobs@nameres.org

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