COME WORK WITH US!
Working to a full scope of practice, the RN provides comprehensive nursing in a primary care clinic setting, applying an appreciation for the intersectionality between environmental and community contexts, and a person’s physical and psychological health. This includes analysis of health behaviours related to lifestyle and culture, review of client’s medical history, physical assessments, mental health and substance use assessments, and in collaboration with the client, development and implementation of person-centred care plans.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
- A competitive salary
- 100% employer-paid health and dental benefits
- Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
- Paid sick and emergency time
- 3+ weeks of paid vacation time
- Paid time to promote mental well-being
- Post secondary diploma (RN) or degree (BScN) from a recognized college or university
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Minimum 2 years of nursing experience
- Awareness of and understanding of the social determinants of health and health promotion
- Ability to practice from social justice, trauma and violence informed care, and harm reduction frameworks
- Clinical knowledge of mental health care, substance use, concurrent disorders, dual diagnoses, and application of current best practices, assessments and interventions
- Demonstrated effective crisis prevention, intervention and stabilization skills
- Ability to work effectively in a high stress clinical environment and ability to adapt quickly to a changing work environment
- Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office Products and Electronic Medical Records (Practice Solutions Suite currently in use).
- Ability to work with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation, cultural understanding, and non-judgement
- Experience in mental health care and working with people experiencing substance use disorders and homelessness
- Knowledge of harm reduction philosophy and practice.
- Additional psychotherapy skills such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery, ADAT, SPDAT, etc.
Submissions will be accepted until end of day March 24, 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.
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
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.