General Duty Nurse

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General Duty Nurse

The Ministry of Education, Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf and Trillium Demonstration School, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, operates specialized schools across the Province for students who are Deaf, and Hard of Hearing, and students who have learning disabilities and with multiple exceptionalities. The Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch requires a General Duty Nurse to provide nursing and emergency health care services for multi-exceptional students.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work in a dynamic educational/residential setting serving multi-exceptional students, then this position may be for you. As a General Duty Nurse, you will have a direct impact on supporting the health care needs of special education students enrolled at our schools.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • Assess student conditions;
  • Implement medical treatment plans;
  • Administer/monitor medications;
  • Maintain health records;
  • Provide health care information and resources;
  • Provide education and training regarding health matters.

Location: Milton

How do I qualify?


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario

Skills and Qualifications

Your background and experience enable you to meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory, practices, procedures and College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, including Regulated Health Professions Act and Health Care Consent Act;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and resolve conflict;
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Knowledge of students with special needs;
  • Ability to lift while transferring/assisting students;
  • Willingness and ability to work shifts.

Salary Range: $32.35 - $39.88 Per Hour

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal (September to June recurring), duration up to 10 months, 255 Ontario St S, Milton, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

For full details, please visit To apply, submit your application to, quoting Job ID 163991, by Monday, May 17, 2021. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.