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Registered Practical Nurse

Application Deadline: 
02/28/2021
Posting Date: 
01/12/2021
Organization: 
WellFort Community Health Services

WellFort is seeking Full time temporary Registered Practical Nurse to join our team!

Starts immediately till March 31, 2021.  (with possibility to extend)
Monday- Friday (8:00am-4:00pm) - 5 Days a Week! (Brampton and Malton Clinics) 

WellFort Community Health Services is a non-profit, values based organization based in Peel.

We provide a wide variety of comprehensive care including primary care, dental, mental health and chronic disease management with a focus on illness prevention, health promotion and community development.

We work with local residents and other agencies to increase community capacity. WellFort is committed to providing inclusive, accessible and sustainable programs and services to a diversely rich community. Members of the WellFort Family include:

  • Bloom Clinic
  • Bramalea Community Health Centre
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Four Corners Health Centre
  • Health n' Smiles

WellFort is a respectful, caring, and inclusive organization. We are committed to embracing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity.

Requests for accommodation due to disability can be made at any stage in the recruitment process.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensures COVID clinic area and requisitions are set up and ready for clients.
  • Performs COVID testing, under medical directive.
  • Completes EMR documentation.
  • Reviews results,
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • RPN certification and licensed to practice in Ontario.
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and in good standing.
  • Nursing experience in a variety of primary care settings one of which must be community health.
  • Experience working with communities and individuals who face barriers accessing tradition health care institutions such as poverty, discrimination, mental health and substance use issues.
  • An understanding of and critical analysis of the determinants of health and social factors, such as power dynamics that affect individual, organizational and community health.
  • Excellent written communication and oral skills that meet the needs of the individual and/or community at the appropriate literacy level.
  • Experience working with confidential and time sensitive documents and information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to multi task in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience working in a value based non-profit or social services organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and interdependently in an interdisciplinary team environment in which the skills and responsibilities of each team member are recognized and respected. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of computers and various computer software applications, such as Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Ability to speak languages relevant to the residents of the organization’s community is an asset.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to participate in WellFort’s commitment to becoming an inclusive, barrier free health centre and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

This position requires flexibility in hours of work to support accessible program service delivery and our hours of operation. As such the position entails evening and weekend work.

For more information on WellFort visit www.wellfort.ca  

Salary range: $ 45,159- $ 53,159

How to Apply

Interested applicants may send resume and cover letter to hiring@wellfort.ca

Please put “RPN0121” in the subject line.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.