Position: RPN/RN – Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Job Posting No: 2019-62
Date: October 31, 2019
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Status: Part Time (.6 FTE), Permanent
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Program Manager – Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program
Hours of Work: 22.5 hours per week*
*Note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.
There are two (2) vacancies at this position
Due to the nature of this position; this competition will hold preference for Indigenous and Metis people
The ACT Nurse provides health education and care within the scope of nursing practice. As a member of a client-centered interdisciplinary team, the ACT Nurse provides care to individuals promoting wellness, prevention of disease and/or disability and the management of chronic diseases/conditions. The incumbent works as an advocate on behalf of the client to ensure the appropriate links/referrals to other human services that would enable the client to achieve their health goals.
This Program works within an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Model and utilizes the Housing First Principles from a social justice orientation which includes harm reduction, pro-choice, social determinants of health, human rights, social development, population health, health equality and trauma informed, client centered practice.
$71,873.03 – $86,437.45 *based on full time hours/year
Graduate of approved Registered Nursing education program, BN preferred.
Must be a member in good standing with CRNM
Skills, Expertise and Experience
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in a community health setting
Knowledge and Experience working with Students and/or Volunteers
Current CPR Certification at Basic Rescuer Level
Valid Drivers’ License and access to reliable vehicle
Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Focus on Results
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce
Alignment with Organizational Values
Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values
Commitment to Reconciliation
Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families
Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration
Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness
Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems, including Microsoft Office suite
- Strong working relationships with Community Resources
- Fluency in additional languages relevant to the client population
- Experience working with service specific programs including EMR, eChart, and Accuro
All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.
Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.
Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2019-62 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733