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Nursing Outreach Leader,Sherbourne Health Centre


The Nursing Outreach Leader is responsible for providing direct service to clients on The Health Bus including the design and implementation of health promotion activities. This position will work closely with colleagues to link clients to primary health care supports at Sherbourne Health Centre and in the community. The candidate will facilitate the recruitment, orientation, schedulling and evaluation of volunteer nurses. S/he also will develop and implement mechanisms to support the nursing practice on The Health Bus.



Candidates who reflect the linguistic, cultural and racial diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.



Applications can be sent by September 17, 2004 to:

Sherbourne Health Centre

333 Sherbourne St.,

Toronto, M5A 2S5

fax:(416)324-4181

e-mail: [email protected]




Sherbourne Health Centre, a new community-based health care organization located in South East Toronto is dedicated to providing health services to people who face barriers accessing health care or are under-served by current services. We are now seeking a Nursing Outreach Leader to join our team.



Requirements:

*Current R.N. Registration with the Ontario College of Nurses.

*BScN preferred,or extensive nursing experience

*Demonstrated experience working in a community health setting

*Experience working with communities who face barriers such as poverty, discrimination and social isolation in accessing health care

*Experience working with individuals who face mental health issues

*Demonstrated leadership in promoting nursing practice

*Experience working with volunteers

*Critical analysis of the health care system

*Ability to problem solve effectively and independently.

*Excellent team work skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other team members

*Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends

*Excellent interpersonal and crisis intervention skills



Applications can be sent by September 17, 2004 to:

Sherbourne Health Centre

333 Sherbourne St.,

Toronto, M5A 2S5

fax:(416)324-4181

e-mail: [email protected]





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