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Registered Nurse, Sherbourne Health Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 16, 2018

Internal/External Posting
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Job ID #: LGB 18-0301
Department:  LGBTQ Health 
Reports To: Director, LGBTQ Health
Affiliation/Union: UFCW, Local 175
Salary Range: MCS3: $58,315.01 - $73,817.27 per annum
Status: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Who we are:

Sherbourne is a leading provider of quality health care and transformative support to people who face social, economic and other systemic barriers.  Our mission is to advance the equity and quality of care and services and to improve health for underserved communities.  This is done through primary health and chronic disease services; health promotion and education; outreach and social supports; and mental health services.

Sherbourne provides innovative health care and social services to the diverse urban population of southeast Toronto.  While our doors are open to everyone, we focus on people who are homeless or under-housed; LGBTQ, and newcomers to Canada. We are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long- Term Care, Toronto Central LHIN, Ministry of Child and Youth Services, City of Toronto and many generous companies, groups and individuals.

Description:

The Registered Nurse works with other health care providers to provide nursing care to a wide range of individuals and families from the LGBTQ communities.

Duties include: Provide complete comprehensive nursing assessments. Administers appropriate treatment/course of action based upon assessment. Develop and implement treatment plans in consultation with other multidisciplinary team members. Provide health teaching and supports to client including client groups. Make appropriate hospital and community referrals and follow up as needed.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Current Registration with the Ontario College of Nurses in the General Class, BScN preferred.

 
Experience:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of LGBTQ community health issues and relevant local organizations, together with a minimum of 3 years experience in a primary care, community health, or similar setting.
  • Experience in mental health issues, gender transition, and working with people with HIV.
  • Knowledge of the social determinants of health
  • Experience working within an anti oppressive and cultural competent framework
  • Commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with SHC related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Developed crisis intervention and problem solving skills.
  • Works collaboratively with other team members to develop and implement client-centred treatment plans
  • Ability to use computer technology, including electronic medical records.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Understand and maintain compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation.

Working Conditions:

  • The regular hours of this position is Monday to Friday, from 9am - 5pm. However, this position requires the ability to work flexible shifts including regular days, evenings and Saturdays.
  • The job requires the ability to function with minimal direction, to organize complex workloads and to be flexible in responding to the needs of the organization.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including participation in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) and professional development.

As an employer, Sherbourne is dedicated to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. This includes diversity in languages spoken, culture, race, sexual orientation and gender identity. Requests for accommodation due to disability can be made at any stage in the recruitment process.

Application: Please forward a cover letter and resume quoting Job ID # LGB 18-0301 to  [email protected] by 5:00 pm, March 16.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.