Registered Nurse (DayMed/ACT) (NF 29/21)
Under the general supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, the Day Medicine/ACT nurse is responsible for supporting acute medical interventions for patients being seen through ambulatory care services as well as in consultation with the Emergency Department. The Day Medicine/ACT nurse will be based in the Day Medicine department and be responsible to respond to Assault Care and Treatment situations, including crisis and complex/sensitive care cases. The Day Medicine/ACT nurse must be able to address physical and psychological trauma experienced by individuals who have been involved in situations of interpersonal violence including sexual assault and domestic violence. This position is responsible for providing telephone advice to nurses, physicians, Justice Department/RCMP pertaining to medical forensic exams as per the ACT Program practice guidelines.
Nursing care is provided utilizing the nursing process for a complete medical forensic exam. Steps of a medical forensic exam include a medical forensic history; medical forensic physical assessment; coordinating treatment of injuries; documenting biological and physical findings; collection of evidence including the use of digital photography; crisis counselling; information, treatment and referral for STI, pregnancy, suicidal ideation, alcohol and substance abuse and other non-acute medical concerns; organizing and completing safe discharge, patient follow up.
- Opportunity to join a growing organization and be a key member of a highly motivated team of healthcare professionals
- Exceptional pension plan (HOOPP)
- Green Shield benefits package
- Housing and relocation assistance available
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as RN required
- Current Basic CPR certificate (BCLS) required
- Minimum 2 year experience required
- ASIST training preferred or willing to complete;
- Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence training preferred or willing to complete;
- CNA Psychiatric and Mental Health certification preferred or willing to complete;
- Intravenous/venipuncture skills/certification;
- Good communication skills, non-judgmental manner, team player
- Good assessment, problem solving and crisis intervention skills;
- Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive and traumatic situations.
- Current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
- Provide assistance to and relief for all areas as required;
- Maintain flexible work hours;
- Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams;
- May be called on to testify in court of law;
- Must be willing to work the present 12 hour shift rotation;
- Must be willing to participate in “on-call” roster
- Regular and sustained attendance is essential for this position;
- Coordinates care of acute medical patients requiring close monitoring and care in an outpatient environment.
- Must adhere to organizational policies and procedures concerning cleaning, hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment in support of Infection Control measures and attend training when necessary
Other nursing duties as assigned
|Salary:||$33.90 - $48.53; In accordance with ONA Collective Agreement|
|Closing Date:||When filled.|
|Submit Application To:||
Human Resources Recruitment
|Competition Number:||NF 29/21
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Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.