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Clinical Placement Staff-Nursing (Barrie) Competition#273-16



Job Description

Department:       Health, Wellness & Sciences     Campus:                Various locations

Classification:    Support Staff                               Posting Date:        December 5, 2016

Salary Range:     $ 37.14 - $ 44.60                         Hours per Week:  Up to 24 hours per week           

Status:                 Contract (Part-time)                    Effective:               1 year contract


The incumbent will be assigned to work at one or more agencies and/or location sites within Barrie.

Under the direction of the Clinical Placement Manager and in collaboration / consultation with the Faculty Leads, the incumbent provides students with appropriate learning experiences in health care settings, coordinates selection and scheduling of clients, monitors and supervises student practice, and provides input into the student evaluation process. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing students with appropriate learning experiences to assist them in meeting program practice course learning outcomes in their clinical experiences
  • Selecting, and scheduling, clients for student care according to level and ability of student
  • Providing orientation for students to the clinical placement site and respective Policies and Procedures
  • Organizing practice and skills demonstrations (refresher/remediation) to reinforce applied pre-learned principles / theory
  • Supervising and monitoring ongoing client care provided by the students
  • Intervening with client care when required (if client condition suddenly changes and the student is unable or unprepared to handle the situation or deal with a complex medical crisis)
  • Ensuring proper safety standards and procedures in a health care environment are being followed
  • Providing students with clarification, guidance and feedback in practice related to nursing skills
  • Providing input into the evaluation process on observed nursing skills by using established forms and evaluation tools to assess students’ clinical performance, and provide feedback to faculty on observed skills
  • Building and maintaining relationships / linkages with placement sites as the on-site College representative at multiple clinical sites
  • Resolving issues / concerns such as assignment conflicts or incident reports, and referring complex issues / concerns to the Clinical Placement Manager, Faculty Lead or Program Coordinator as needed


  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BScN)
  • Current registration, in good standing, as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Long Term Care and / or Med / Surg. settings
  • Experience in the clinical setting demonstrating nursing skills as well as providing feedback and support to students
  • Computer skills and experience using the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health and safety rules and regulations in a health care environment
  • Interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills with the ability to handle requests and problems with diplomacy
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • Organizational skills to prioritize tasks and meet multiple and conflicting deadlines which demonstrating a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position by lifting over 44lbs to assist students to transfer or lift clients


Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of Professional Liability Insurance and maintain current registration in good standing with CNO

Successful candidates may be required to work non-traditional hours including early mornings, late evenings, and/or weekend shifts

Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.


To be considered for this position, please visit our website at and apply by navigating to About Georgian and then to Career Opportunities.

Applications for this position must be received by 5:00 p.m. on December 19, 2016.   While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.

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Posting Date: 08-Dec-2016Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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