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Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (Parkdale Queen West CHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care and we strive to reduce these barriers.
Registered Nurse – Hepatitis C
Permanent, full-time (1.0 FTE) position – Toronto, ON
A team-oriented and experienced RN who shares our passion for making a difference, you see this role as an opportunity to take the next step in your successful career while contributing to a vision of Inclusive Communities. Responsive Healthcare. Healthier Lives.
As a Registered Nurse – Hepatitis C, you’ll work with people who use drugs and people who are homeless in mid-west Toronto, as part of a joint initiative between Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC) and South Riverdale Community Health Centre (SRCHC).
Reporting to the Manager, Clinical and Allied Health at our Parkdale Site, you’ll provide direct treatment, support services, health promotion and education in collaboration with interdisciplinary care teams at both PQWCHC sites: Parkdale and Queen West. This will include the delivery of comprehensive client-centred care in multidisciplinary environments throughout the community, to clients through all stages of HCV care and treatment.
Administrative and organizational tasks will be an integral part of your role as an RN, along with determining referred clients’ eligibility for treatment, initiating treatment, monitoring progress, and making internal or external referrals, as applicable. Your understanding of various financial assistance or compensation programs available to people infected through the blood system will prove invaluable in assessing client drug insurance coverage and assisting with application forms when needed.
Your degree in Nursing is complemented by current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario and RNAO membership, and 3 to 5 years of experience in a community, primary care or public health setting. Success in this role will reflect your wealth of knowledge, including demonstrated expertise in medical laboratory procedures, a thorough understanding of infection control and preventative practices, and experience with mental health, harm reduction and chronic illness.
A strong communicator, you’ll liaise with community partners and provide community education sessions, as required, and participate in case conferences with other providers to ensure coordination of services. Proficiency in one or more languages other than English would be an asset.
If you are interested in joining with a creative and dedicated team to make things better, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format, only) to email@example.com, by July 19, 2019, quoting “Registered Nurse – Hepatitis C” in the subject line.
We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal reference check as a condition of employment.
PQWCHC is committed to the principles of access and equity. PQWCHC is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it serves and we encourage applicants who reflect Toronto’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request. Parkdale Queen West CHC is in full compliance of the Ontario Human Rights Code and does not discriminate on the ground of records of offenses.
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