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Registered Nurse, The Health Bus, Sherbourne Health Centre

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 underserved by current services.

We are seeking for a Registered Nurse who will

* Provide direct service to clients on the Health Bus including planning and implementing health promotion activities

* Recruit, orientate, schedule, and support volunteer nurses

* Develop and implement mechanisms to support best nursing practice on the health bus

* Work closely with colleagues to link clients to primary health care supports at Sherbourne Health Centre and other agencies in the community

* 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

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

* Excellent interpersonal and crisis intervention skills

Salary: Negotiable, based on experience

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

Applications can be sent to

Sherbourne Health Centre

333 Sherbourne Street

Toronto, ON M5A 2S5

Fax: (416) 324-4181

E-mail: [email protected]

Closing Date: January 21, 2005

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