Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), Registered Nurse (RN) - School Immunization Program - School Immunization Program

Position Type

Casual

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RPNs and RNs needed for school immunization clinics within the City of Toronto.
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The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) will be assigned to various school immunization clinics within the City of Toronto, (Scarborough, Etobicoke, North York and Central Toronto) 

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer intramuscular injections into the deltoid region of the arm (for the City of Toronto school immunization program)
  • Ability to respond to anaphylaxis reactions 
  • Ability to follow medical directives 
  • Practices within the standards outlined by the City of Toronto and the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Nursing Practice
  • Functions under the supervision of the Supervisor on Site

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must hold an RPN or RN current CNO registration and be in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Required to obtain a minimum score of 80% on a pre-screening test related to medical directives for the school immunization program 
  • Successful pre-screening candidates will be required to attend an eight (8) hour orientation session, providing they have submitted all of the required credentials and documentation as required 
  • During orientation training, will be required to demonstrate skill competency to give intramuscular deltoid injections (e.g., adults, teens, infants), including demonstrated skill competency related to immunization procedures and clinic procedures, as well as pass a written test and obtain a score of 80% 
  • Previous experience in an immunization clinic within the past two (2) years an asset
  • Must have ability to travel within Toronto to various schools and public community sites where school immunization clinics are held
  • Must be competent with computer data entry (e.g., accessing client information via electronic patient record).
  • Ability to accurately assess patient health status and anticipate / respond to potentially life threatening changes in patient health status.
  • Must be able to perform all of the duties associated with this position; including but not limited to pushing, pulling, lifting, assisting patients, etc.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced clinic setting and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Effective communication (verbal and written) with healthcare providers and members of the general public 
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills related to organizing and prioritizing care.
  • Punctual, reliable 
  • Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps – Proof of Completion.
  • BCLS- HCP (Healthcare Provider Level) is current within the past two (2) years
  • N95 Mask Fit Test is current within the past two (2) years.
  • Must show proof of current vaccination status (e.g., measles, mumps, rubella, varicella) including proof of negative Tuberculin Skin Test within the past one (1) year or proof of negative chest x-ray within the past five (5) years.
  • Access to a car and/or reliable transportation is required 

​​​Hours of Work

  • Available September 2017 until June 2018 Contract Length
  • Monday to Friday 
  • Must be available to work a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours per week 
  • Flexible to work all Clinic Hours: 
    • Morning Clinic Hours: 8:45 am to 12:45 pm (4 hours)
    • Afternoon Clinic Hours: 12:45 pm to 3:45 pm (3 hours)
    • Full Day Clinic Hours: 8:45 am to 3:45 pm (6 hours) 

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check and show proof of a clear police reference check result.

Carecor Health Services is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

 

Location

Carecor Toronto Office

Number of Openings

35

Duration

Temporary

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