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Casual Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse- iOAT Clini

Lift Community Services]
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024
Job Description:Job Description Salary: 40.55 Lift Community Services (LIFT) focuses on helping all people thrive in the qathet region by reducing social inequities and by providing support and advocacy for anyone who needs it. Our vision is a welcoming, inclusive, and diversity-affirming community that is free of poverty and full of heart. At Lift, we believe a thriving, sustainable community comes from a collaborative, equitable, future-focused approach. Lift Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Opportunity Lift Community Services is seeking Registered Nurses/Registered Psychiatric Nurses who are passionate about promoting health and wellness in the qathet Region to join an interdisciplinary team at the Powell River iOAT Clinic. Within the context of the therapeutic relationship, the community care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice, code of ethics and the vision and values of Lift Community Services, the RN/RPN provides a range of care services to people who experience substance use. Services include primary care, case management, delivery and supervision of pharmaceutical interventions, and a wide variety of acute and chronic disease monitoring including communicable disease, substance use, mental health and other health issues. If you are passionate about creating opportunities for care and advocacy to improve the lives of people experiencing complex health and social challenges this is the place for you! Overview Hours: CasualShifts: Monday to Sunday, 7:30am to 6:30pmHourly Wage: $40.55-$51.55, based on experienceWork Site: Multiple locations, Powell RiverStart Date: ASAPClosing Date: Open until filledQuestions? Contact Kim Markel, Director of Programs at kim.markel@liftcommunityservices.orgTo Apply: Submit a self-designed resume and cover letter Summary The iOAT Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RN/RPN) is a member of the iOAT clinical team. Reporting to the Lift Director of Programs, and in collaboration with iOAT clinical coordinator and team, the LPN provides clinical support to participants accessing medications and promotes harm reduction practices. See iOAT RN/RPN Job description for full list of duties. Responsibilities Direct Nursing Care Administer pharmaceutical interventions for treatment of substance use disorders, including iOAT, oral opiate agonist therapy, safe supply or other adjunct medication. Conduct nursing assessments prior to medication administration and monitor a person's response to the medication. Conduct phlebotomy, wound care, general and focused assessments, vital signs, referrals to other resources, pregnancy testing, urine testing, naloxone training, HCV/HIV testing and harm reduction education. Ongoing Nursing Duties Establish trusting and therapeutic relationships with program members and provide trauma-informed and culturally safe care to all people who access the OPS site. Establish client-centered care plans that ensure people's goals are aligned with care provision. Provides non-judgmental and recovery-oriented support using health promotion and harm reduction approaches. Provides outreach to hard-to-reach program members as deemed required by the care team. Document all person encounters into an EMR record and complete paper charting i.e. Medication Administration Records as required. Communicate with other team members including physicians, nurses and outreach workers that ensures people's confidentiality and dignity. Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary internal and external team members including Intensive Case Management nurses, social workers, outreach workers, housing staff, counsellors, primary care providers and others. Qualifications and Skills Diploma in Registered Nursing or Registered Psychiatric Nursing from a recognized institution and current practicing registration with BCCNM. A minimum of 1 year experience in the field of mental health and substance use, and a minimum of 1 year experience in community health/primary care nursing. Harm reduction nursing experience is an asset. Completion of the BC Center on Substance Use Addiction Care Online Training Certificate and the Provincial Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program modules. Certificates in CPR, First Aid, BCCDC Immunizations, phlebotomy training, transportation of dangerous goods and advanced wound care A valid BC driver's license is required. We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. As an inclusive employer, we would like to make the recruitment process as accessible as possible. Please contact us to let us know how we can best support you. We live and work on the homelands and territories of the Tla'amin People. We honour the land, the Tla'amin People, and their treaty and continually seek to strengthen our relationship and responsibilities to them as guests in the territory. Job ID: 34315925
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