Registered Nurse - Hepatitis C
Part-Time Locum Contract, 3-5 days per week, for up to 5 months
Bargaining Unit – Ontario Nurses Association (ONA)
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. PQWCHC is a multi-site organization.
Reporting to the Manager of Urban Health – Harm Reduction, the Hepatitis C Nurse provides direct Hep C treatment, case management support, outreach, and education. The work is done in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurse practitioners, a Hepatitis C Community Health Worker, harm reduction coordinators, and the Consumption & Treatment Service (safe consumption service), as well as partner agencies. The RN works primarily with current and former drug users and individuals experiencing homelessness in mid-west Toronto as part of a joint initiative between PQWCHC and South Riverdale Community Health Centre.
Note: There will be flexibility to work 3 to 5 days (21 to 35 hours) per week.
Skills & Qualifications:
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and RNAO membership
- 3 to 5 years nursing experience in a community setting, public health setting, and/or primary care Demonstrated expertise in medical laboratory procedures; thorough knowledge and understanding of infection prevention and control practices and procedures Demonstrated knowledge of infectious diseases generally, and Hepatitis in particular Knowledge and experience in mental health, harm reduction and chronic illness is required Strong oral and written communication skills Excellent decision-making skills High level of comfort with diverse populations Able to work independently and as a team member within a multi-disciplinary environment
Compensation: $63,364 to $74,056 with HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan) option
If you are interested in joining in 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting “RN – Hep C” in the subject line. Please submit your application by 5:00 pm of October 3, 2022 at 5:00 pm. 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 police vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment, however strong consideration is made to the type of offense. Employment is conditional upon having had a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations 14 days before starting employment.