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Registered Nurse
 
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CANADA; Brampton, ON, CANADA; Mississauga, ON, CANADA; Toronto, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Healthcare Services and Wellness ; Nursing
Job Industry: Education
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 5
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2013
 

Sheridan College is one of Canada's leading postsecondary institutions dedicated to the provision of outstanding academic programs and the support of student and graduate success. We deliver an exceptional educational experience in an environment renowned for innovation and creativity. Program options range from one-year certificates to four-year degrees in the arts, business, community service and technology fields. Sheridan serves 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing education students at our campuses in Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga.

Sheridan employees will enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous vacation entitlement
  • Excellent benefits package with Sun Life
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee assistance programs
  • On-site fitness facilities include: weight rooms, cardio rooms, and squash courts, as well as karate, yoga, pilates, rock climbing and other instructional activities.

In addition, we offer professional development opportunities to promote career development and success in the workplace, including:

  • Professional Development funding
  • Reduced fees for Continuing Education courses
  • Tuition Reimbursement

 

Please note Sheridan College only accepts applications using Resume Basic. Please refer to our online application guide and FAQ section to learn more about the application process. Sheridan's Online Application Guide & FAQs

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
World Education Services


Reporting to the Manager, Counselling and Health Services, the incumbent takes a lead role in providing health care services for clients in a walk-in health centre, or in emergency situations on campus, by exercising professional skills to evaluate and give client care following established standards and practices.  Coordinates and delivers services to promote and maintain optimal level of well-being and wellness of Sheridan’s student population. 
 
Specific responsibilities include:
• Coordinating and delivering direct client care  by obtaining relevant client histories, conducting physical examinations and assessments, providing client education for common health problems, anticipatory guidance, health maintenance and disease management and by providing medical management or other appropriate treatment;
• Initiating, organizing and maintaining confidential client records, reports and letters etc. including maintenance of immunization records and client records;
• Ensuring the safety and well-being of clients using health services through compliance to all regulatory bodies and legislations applicable to health care practice;
• Administering drugs or treatments based on policies and procedures and medical directives;
• Monitoring new development and changes in health care as they apply to individuals, the public or professional practice;
• Developing and maintaining linkages with Health care institutions, agencies and professionals such as public health department, physicians, area hospital(s), medical labs, area pharmaceutical representative;
• Organizing flu and other immunization clinics as necessary;
• Providing health education and promotion on an ongoing basis as well as assigned project work;
• Assisting with overseeing various student placements and peer mentors;
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have at least a 4 year Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing as well as a Certificate of Competence in good standing with the Ontario College of Nurses.  S/he will also have a valid certification for first aid and CPR, venipuncture/phlebotomy certification or equivalent, and a physical assessment certificate or equivalent.  S/he will further have at least 5 years experience in a diverse health care environment, preferably in hospital emergency, an emergency health clinic or a community health clinic practicing a wide array of health service delivery to community within a framework of independent practice including triaging, venipuncture, treatment procedures, laboratory work, health teaching and preventative health care (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience).  The incumbent must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills to effectively work within a diverse community.

Appointment Details:
Employee Group: Support Staff
Department: Student Services
Campus: Davis (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference #: 13/S/01
Payband: J
Hourly Range: $34.14 - $39.58
Hours/Week: 35
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Application Deadline: January 24, 2013

To be considered for this position, an on-line application is required. Please click on the "Apply for this job" button to proceed with your application. Please review Sheridan's Online Application Guide & FAQs; before you begin.

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
World Education Services

Preference will be given to qualified full-time employees within the bargaining unit at Sheridan College. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.
 
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