COME WORK WITH US!
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the RN provides front-line outreach as well as onsite nursing care to people living with HIV/AIDS who face barriers to accessing treatment and are significantly marginalized by poverty, drug addiction, mental health and housing instability. The RN proactively locates clients, engaging with them at street level, and works to retain them in HIV care utilizing intensive case management and care coordination in partnership with the client and their support network. This role also includes organizing monthly treatment clinics in partnership with the Infectious Diseases Care Program.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
- 100% employer-paid health and dental benefits
- A Psychologically Safe and Inclusive Workplace
- Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
- Paid sick and emergency time
- Paid vacation starting at 3 weeks and increasing to 6 weeks
- Paid time to promote mental well-being
- Postsecondary diploma (RN) or degree (BScN) from a recognized college or university
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- 3-5 years of nursing experience in a community setting or combination of community and hospital or public health
- Awareness and understanding of harm reduction, the social determinants of health and health promotion
- Ability to work with marginalized people of diverse backgrounds with an inclusive and anti-oppressive lens
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to maintain complete and accurate records in accordance with the Health Centre’s policies
- Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office Products and Electronic Medical Records (Telus Practice Solutions Suite currently in use)
- Strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS, and other infectious disease practice; demonstrated phlebotomy skills
- Experience in street level outreach, assertive engagement and motivational interviewing skills an asset
- French and other language skills are considered an asset in supporting the communities we serve
Submissions will only be accepted until end of day November 23, 2023.
The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve. Should you require an accommodation in making an application, please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.
Due to the vulnerability of our client populations it is a condition of employment that the successful candidate submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance to Human Resources.
For more than 30 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has provided health and social services to those who experience barriers to care including poverty, homelessness, language or culture, and complex and/or chronic health conditions including mental health and addictions.
Today, with four busy clinics in three of London’s most under-served regions, the organization is viewed as a community leader in newcomer health, care of marginalized women, issues of health equity, client-led service development and the advancement of partnerships that improve access to vital services for people who are at the margins in our community.
Applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Health Centre and explore our web presence by visiting us online at www.lihc.on.ca, following us on Twitter @HealthCentre or liking us on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre