Clinic Nurse (RPN/RN)
Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres (OATC) - Dryden, ON

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About OATC:

The Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres (OATC) was founded in 1995 by concerned and compassionate Physicians. Their goal was to assist individuals who suffered from opioid dependence; providing high quality opioid agonist treatment and mental health in a safe, secure and non-bias environment. Today, OATC services over fifty-three communities throughout Ontario within urban, rural and remote areas, treating over ten thousand patients daily.

Please visit our website for more information - www.oatc.ca

About the Position:

The Clinic Nurse (RPN/RN) is a first line contact with clients who enter our clinics. Assessments and interaction is a key function, as you will be working with the patients, understanding their needs and issues, plus administering Methadone and Ancillary medications that are delegated to you by a licensed Physician.

Duties and skills required:

  • Assessing patients to identify appropriate action for nursing interventions upon client visit.
  • Dispense and administer accurately medications and treatments delegated by a licence Physician. (Some clinic locations have an on-site Pharmacy).
  • Administer accurately intramuscular and subcutaneous injections as delegated by a licenced Physician, and related administering of ECG’s.
  • Prepare patients for and administer electrocardiograms as delegated by a licenced Physician.
  • Detailed assessment skills with documentation and reporting of all symptoms and changes observed by a patient’s condition.
  • Conduct disease screening and delivering community immunization programs as needed.
  • Produce and maintain appropriate records and reports as required by OATC policy and protocol, Provincial and Federal Regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with OATC health and safety standards for the distribution and storage of controlled substances within the working environment.
  • Provide supportive counselling for clients.
  • Navigation to appropriate supportive services within the treatment team or in the community.

Employment Requirement:

  • Completion of a post-secondary education in Nursing from an accreditation institution.
  • Licence in good standing with CNO governing body.
  • Experience in a Clinic setting is a STRONG ASSET.
  • Completions of Phlebotomy course an asset.
  • Valid and up-to-date CPR or HCP certification.
  • Valid and up-to-date criminal records check.
  • Sound computer and documentation (manual/computer based) skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A people person with great problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse and cultural clients, showing compassion, sensitivity and support.

Compensation and Employment Terms:

Starting - $22.00 hourly. Position: Monday and alternate weekend (Sat/Sun).

* Wage increase upon successful completion of a 6 (six) month probation period *

Location:

Dryden, ON (1 Vacancy).

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume in confident, quoting file number: 707-DRYDN-707

Be advised, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. OATC is an equal opportunity employer. OATC complies with all AODA Customer Service Standards.


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