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Sandy Hill Community Health Centre: Community Health Nurse – Casual

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted March 28, 2021.

DescriptionInternal/External Employment OpportunityPosition Title: Community Health NurseComponent/Team: Health ServicesStatus: Casual (No guaranteed hours)Salary Scale: $35.79 – $43.12 hourly, plus 4% vacation pay in lieu of benefits# of Positions: 2Start Date: ImmediatelyAPPLICATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2021 at 4:00 pmPosition DescriptionThe Community Health Nurse is a member of the Health Services team and works closely with team members to provide the highest possible quality of health care services to clients.

The role of the Community Health Nurse is to work with clients to help them achieve their desired health goals.Reporting RelationshipThe Community Health Nurse is directly accountable to the Nursing Team Leader, Health Services for the carrying out of his/her duties and through the Nursing Team Leader to the Director of Health Services.As a Community Health Nurse, the incumbent is responsible to meeting the licensing and regulatory requirements of the College of Nurses of Ontario as the professional governing body.RequirementsEducation and Language Undergraduate degree in nursing from a recognized university or combination of nursing diploma and additional relevant courses/training Certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario Under the Centre’s designation to provide French Language Services: Fluency in English, both oral and written French (oral expression): Advanced + French (oral comprehension): Advanced + French (reading comprehension): IntermediateProfessional Experience Three to five years nursing experience in a community setting or combination of community and hospital or public health settings: experience in a primary care setting an asset Experience working with a broad range of populations, including: youth, street involved, people with or at risk of psychiatric disability, people living with substance use disorder, multi-cultural communities and disenfranchised groups Experience working within a harm reduction approach Experience in mental health and addictions Knowledge, Skills And Abilities Knowledge of the impact of social/cultural/economic factors on the determinants of health Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills Effective communication skills Excellent counseling skills Excellent physical assessment skills Ability to incorporate and strengthen collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork Ability to work with people living with mental health and addictions, and newcomers to Canada Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary care giving team.

Ability to work within the mandate of the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre Ability to work under stress with multiple demands.

Ability to work outside regular hours Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications Demonstrated flexibility, good judgment, initiative & creativity Respects and values the diversity of communities and individuals Sensitivity and alertness to signs of a client in crisis Commitment to and knowledge of community-based health care BenefitsIn lieu of benefits, 4% vacation pay is added to the hourly rate.

We give our employees the opportunity to enroll in our Pension Plan (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan HOOPP).Conditions Of EmploymentHours of work will be developed in collaboration with the successful candidate to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

A schedule of work will be based on the Centre’s hours of operation and program requirements and may include some evenings.An offer of employment will be conditional upon the candidate completing a criminal reference check, verification of educational requirement for this position and linguistic profile to the satisfaction of the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre.AccommodationSHCHC will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.If at any stage in the selection process you require accommodation due to disability, please let us know the nature of the required accommodation.Clients of the Centre are welcome to apply.

Should a client become the successful candidate, they will no longer be able to continue receiving services at Sandy Hill Community Health Centre.

Assistance will be made available to find an alternative provider.Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls please.By applying to the posting I hereby acknowledge that the information provide will be collected by workable.Com under the terms of their privacy policy http://workable.Com/privacy Candidates, when hired by SHCHC as employees will provide data in under a separate process and be subject to SHCHC’s Privacy and Confidentiality policies and procedures.