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Correctional Services Casual Nurse


Posted Apr 181570086

Company Information

Oncidium has delivered exceptional quality occupational health and disability management services to Canadians for over 20 years. Our multidisciplinary team consists of occupational health nurses, physicians, psychologists, ergonomists, kinesiologists, mental health and other professionals who are committed to achieving the best possible results and providing a great customer experience.



Oncidium nursing staff play a vital role in leading offender mental health and general health care, including assessment of risk, mental status examination, crisis management, establishment of effective therapeutic relationships, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic interventions, and coordination of services. Nursing staff provide individual counselling and facilitate small group sessions with offenders, including health teaching, counselling, preventative care, and harm reduction programs.

Job Description


  • Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Knowledge of the CNO scope of practice for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical
  • Nurses to provide nursing services effectively and each discipline’s full scope of practice.
  • Sound knowledge of mental health disorders, evidence based practice and current
  • treatment modalities and supplemented by continuing education in mental health/psychiatry.
  • Demonstrated skill in effective crisis management.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, teamwork, consultation and teaching skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment and to organize, prioritize and problem solve effectively.
  • Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Evidence of self-motivation, enthusiasm, and flexibility.
  • Current BCLS CPR certification.

Contact Information

Janice Law