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Registered Nurse 

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Status Permanent  
Opportunities Available 0.4 FTE (14 hrs/week), with the possibility to work additional hours.  
Category Primary Health Care  
Open Date 1/25/2023  
Close Date 2/8/2023  

The Registered Nurse assists in the delivery of primary care services and promotes healthy lifestyle choices for our clients. The Nurse provides primary care functions and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for individuals, families and the community, within the scope of practice mandated by the College of Nurses of Ontario. The nurse functions interdependently with the other members of the Primary Care team within a health promotion framework and works in a collaborative fashion to meet program goals and objectives.

Program-Related Activities

  • Performs clinical tasks by conducting nursing assessments, triage, health education/counselling, history taking, providing follow-up care, and other clinical activities, as part of a multidisciplinary team, while adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of nursing practice.
  • Provides outreach to clients in the Carlington client service area, as needed.
  • Ensures a fully equipped functional clinic is maintained by ordering medical supplies and maintaining inventory, ensuring equipment is maintained and sterilizing and autoclaving as needed. Ensure resources and materials are maintained in collaboration with the clinical aide.
  • Facilitates the administration of the primary care program by identifying areas where the development of protocols and procedures need improvement, participating in committee work and staff meetings, ensuring lab forms are correctly completed, maintaining the laboratory and procedures room, and monitoring controlled substances according to policies and procedures.
  • Works within a health care framework which emphasizes health promotion and education, disease prevention and recognises the special risk factors (social, physical, psychological, etc.) which may affect the health of clients.
  • Acts in an ethical and professional manner in accordance with the code of conduct of the College of Nurses of Ontario and in accordance with the policies and standards (written and unwritten) of CCHC.
  • Maintains and develops professional competence through appropriate continuing education methods (i.e. peer interaction, literature review, conferences, courses, staff development leave).
  • Ensures appropriate, comprehensive treatment is delivered by maintaining complete and accurate medical records, participating in chart reviews and discussions of problem cases, making referrals, and answering patient inquiries and directing them to the appropriate treatment.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

Position Requirements


  • Undergraduate degree in nursing from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Professional Experience

  • Three to five years full-time nursing experience in a community-based setting or combination of community and hospital or public health settings; experience in a primary care setting, an asset.
  • Experience and interest in working with marginalized and diverse clientele, such as low-income, high-needs, newcomer, and a variety of multicultural communities.
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in a non-profit, community-based organization an asset.

Key Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of and proficiency in current nursing physical assessment and treatment methods.
  • Ability to apply health promotion concepts, strategies, and philosophy.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs using an inter-disciplinary collaborative approach.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant community resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to model “client centred” service delivery.
  • High level of organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, to be flexible, to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications, including Microsoft Office programs, client database software, and electronic record keeping in a client services setting

Linguistic Profile

  • This position falls within Carlington CHC’s designation under the French Language Services Act of Ontario.
  • Fluency in French is required at Level (Advanced +) for oral expression/comprehension and Level (Intermediate) for written expression.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in a language relevant to our client population is an asset.

Personal Suitability

  • Sensitivity to the needs of marginalized and diverse clientele.
  • Commitment to health promotion concepts, strategies, and philosophy.
  • Commitment to community-based health care and social services, and strength-based philosophy and practices.


  • Availability to work regular evenings and occasional weekends
Salary Range $33.84/hour - $39.81/hour  
Reports to Clinical Services Coordinator  
Position Registered Nurse  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Brittany Bourdon  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number PRI-23-00002  
Location Carlington CHC  
About the Organization Carlington Community Health Centre is a non-profit organization that puts today's most pressing health care challenges at the heart of their service delivery. We turn to the best professionals and employees to help improve the health and well-being of our community. We build trusting relationships with our clients and deliver quality services through a wide range of health and social services to parents and children, youth and teens, adults, and seniors.

We look to help community members resolve problems and advance concerns in the community by providing organizational support and advocacy assistance to local groups and associations.

Our mission is to improve, support and promote the health and well-being of the people and diverse communities we serve!
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CCHC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+ communities and persons with disabilities.  
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