Position: RN II, Teen Clinic
Job Posting No: 2019-11
Date:  March 8, 2019
Closing Date:  March 29, 2019
Status:  Part Time, Indefinite Term
Department:  Primary Health
Reports to:  Director of Primary Health
Hours of Work:  Thursdays, 12.15pm – 8.15pm*
*Note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.

Position Description:

The Teen Clinic Nurse provides health services within the scope of nursing practices to individuals at various teen clinic sites of Mount Carmel Clinic. As a member of a client-centred interdisciplinary team, the incumbent provides care to individuals primarily between the ages of 12-21 with a focus on reproductive health, healthy sexuality, and mental health. This position works afternoons and evenings. This position is responsible for orienting, mentoring, training and supervising volunteers.

This Teen Clinic operates on Thursdays at Mount Carmel Clinic. The incumbent will also attend monthly volunteer committee meetings and volunteer Training sessions. Training sessions are decided as a committee and are 3 – 6 hours in length.

 Qualifications:

  • Graduate of approved Registered or Licensed Nursing education program. BN Preferred and a current registered member in good standing with CRNM
  • Current CPR Certification at Basic Level
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a community health setting
  • A minimum of 5 years experience working as a RN
  • Experience working in teen clinics is a definite asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIV pre and post-test counselling
  • Must have the ability to provide reproductive health and pregnancy counselling to clients the ages of 12-21 by providing thorough/concise information about all pregnancy options to all clients
  • Demonstrated clinical skill in: physical examination, nursing intervention, PAP’s, STI assessment, Venipuncture, treatments and follow up
  • Experience in delivering both individual and group educational sessions
  • Able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment with respect, professionalism, co-operation, sensitivity and cultural awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment
  • Ability to work in a pro-choice community health facility in an inner city community and provide care using harm reduction principles
  • Ability to work within the impacts of the social determinants of health in an effective and non-judgemental way
  • Knowledge of the legacy of residential schools, colonization, assimilation, and the impacts of such history on the health of individuals
  • Understanding of how culture and diversity influence the client service plan
  • Ability to mentor, support, and work alongside students and volunteers
  • All positions are subject to a Criminal Record and a Child Abuse Registry check in accordance with Mount Carmel Clinic Security Check policy
  • Must have demonstrated acceptable attendance and job performance relevant to this position
  • Must be able to adhere to the requirements of the Respectful Workplace Policy

Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine their knowledge, skills and ability as they relate to the position.

Mount Carmel Clinic has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of its participant population. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their cover letter or resumé.

Please submit Application Form (where applicable) or resume and cover letter quoting job posting #2019-11 to:

Human Resources
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733
employment@mountcarmel.ca

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We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Mount Carmel Clinic is an Employment Equity Employer