|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Fred Victor||Casual / On Call||Experienced (Non-manager)||33.7833.78CAD$33.78(Hourly)||2019-05-21||2019-06-30|
Job Title: Nurse
Type: Causal/Relief - Non-Bargaining Unit
Number of positions posted: 5
Rate: $33.78 per hour
Hours: Day, Evening, Overnight
Location: 145 Queen Street East
Fred Victor is a not-for-profit, multi-service community-based organization that has assisted people living on low incomes in Toronto for over 120 years. We work in partnership with women, men, and families from diverse backgrounds who face poverty, homelessness, mental health issues, addictions, and/or social isolation to address their needs and hopes and advocate for a more equitable society. We will be opening a new Supervised Injection Service at our 145 Queen Street East location. Please see our website at www.fredvictor.org. Fred Victor works with a highly diverse population of people and upholds the values of respect, choice, and inclusion.
The Registered Nurse-Supervisor-SIS, position will supervise the Harm Reduction Worker Team members on shift and work as part of the multi-disciplinary SIS staff team that strives for excellence in client-centered care and education. Using a client-centered, anti-oppression, and harm reduction approach, the Nurse supervises participants administering their own pre-obtained illicit drug injections, provides safer injection education/support, monitors service users for adverse reactions, assesses, responds to, and manages overdose events, initiates emergency response as necessary, as per established protocols, provides overdose prevention education, provides basic primary care to address injection drug use issues and makes referrals to other health and social services. This position will work collaboratively with other interdisciplinary team members, health care professionals/service providers, and clients in the identification and resolution of health issues and integration of care, and will make referrals to other service providers.
The position requires a commitment and adherence to the vision, values, and goals of Fred Victor as expressed in the mission and strategic plan of the organization.
This position may require exposure to environments with secondhand smoke, unpleasant odours and pests such as mice, cockroaches and bedbugs. Constant exposure to the potential of unpredictable behaviours and situations, which may include people who are escalated, aggressive and may be under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
No phone calls, faxes, or mailed resumes please.
The final candidate(s) will be required to provide a current police reference check prior to being hired.
We strive to foster a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and welcome applications from all qualified candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Fred Victor is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. If contacted, please advise the hiring manager if you require any accommodation measures to ensure you will be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality.