Job Responsibilities : Nurse- Inventory
Salary : $81,512–$92,653 a year
Company : Correctional Service Canada
Location : Remote CA
Positions are located at the following federal Institutions: Collins Bay Joyceville Bath Millhaven Regional Treatment Centre (Kingston Area) Grand Valley Institute for Women (Kitchener) Warkworth (Campbellford) and Beaver Creek (Gravenhurst)
$81512 to $92653 (Plus a terminable allowance of $4500 per year an education allowance up to $3850 per year and the CSSDA of $2000 per year.)
Closing date: 31 December 2022 – 23:59 Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
When you apply to this selection process you are not applying for a specific job but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Only on-line applications will be accepted for this job advertisement. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Government of Canada Jobs site. To submit an application on-line please select the button “Apply Online” below. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line or persons experiencing other difficulties when applying on-line are asked to contact their respective Public Service Commission Regional Office or use the following toll free
The application process includes screening questions that will be used as part of the assessment. You will be prompted to complete a self-assessment on some qualifications. We cannot make assumptions about your qualifications. It is important that candidates clearly demonstrate how and why they meet the qualifications giving detailed examples for each element. As such it is imperative that candidates adequately complete the screening questionnaire and manage their time accordingly.
The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada’s diversity which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel:
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) hires skilled nurses from all backgrounds and areas of expertise. Nurses at CSC play an important role in providing quality care to approximately 15000 offenders incarcerated in Canada’s federal institutions they work in accredited mental health facilities as well as in Health Services Centres.
In their daily work nurses in CSC contribute to prevention care treatment and support of acute and chronic physical and mental health conditions of offenders. Their interventions are extremely valued as they assist in maintaining the safety of Canadians by helping to improve offender health and reintegration into the community. CSC nurses provide a wide range of clinical services that can be found in a community setting while specializing in services that reflect the needs of the offender population. These include infectious disease prevention and control opiate substitution therapy programs suicide prevention enhanced discharge planning and mental health interventions to support offenders with mental health disorders.
Intent of the process
The CSC will periodically access the applications received and contact applicants selected for further assessment based on the needs of the region or institution. It is therefore important for candidates to indicate all the locations for which they are interested and registered to work in.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Registration as a Registered Nurse OR a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in a province or territory of Canada. (In order to be appointed candidates must be registered in the province or territory where the position is being staffed.)
Experience working in a health care environment including Clinical fieldwork placements* such as a medical and/or surgical and/or emergency and/or a psychiatric setting.
- Clinical fieldwork placement is defined as a guided clinical practice in selected nursing settings to facilitate the application of theoretical concepts and skill development.
If you possess any of the following your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Graduation from a recognized post-secondary institution with a Bachelors or Master degree in nursing or in another area relevant to the position.
Increased representation of Employment Equity (EE) groups:
Achieving a representative workforce has been identified an Organizational Need and may be applied in this appointment process. Applicants must complete the Employment Equity portion of the CREATE/MAINTAIN PROFILE identifying themselves as a person of an EE group in their application through Government of Canada jobs in order to be considered to meet the Organizational Need in this process. EE groups are defined as persons identifying as Visible Minority Aboriginal Woman Person with a disability.
Ability and willingness to work shift work overtime and variable hours.
Ability and willingness to travel occasionally.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
Demonstrating integrity and respect
Thinking things through
Working effectively with others
Showing initiative and being action-oriented
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Relevant Canadian Nurses Association (CAN) certification(s) in nursing (e.g. Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Community Health Critical Care Medical-Surgical Health etc.).
Certification in Infection Prevention and Control accredited by the Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology.
Experience in nursing in one or more of the following areas:
- Infectious diseases screening;
- Health promotion programs;
- In a rural and/or remote area;
- In a correctional setting and/or forensic setting.
Experience providing nursing intervention and/or therapeutic intervention to patients suffering from a variety of mental illnesses or psycho-social difficulties.
Experience in Community Health Nursing and/or Public Health Nursing and/or Occupational Health.
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons persons with disabilities visible minorities women
Information on employment equity
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance – Possess a Registered Nurse license or Registered Psychiatric Nurse license in good standing from the provincial regulatory body in the province or territory of practice.
Valid CPR certification – level HCP (Health Care Provider).
Valid Medical Clearance through Health Canada.
All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication religion or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
The Correctional Service of Canada is dedicated to supporting inclusive barrier-free selection processes for all candidates. At any time during a selection process candidates may request an accommodation to facilitate their assessment in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/publicservicecommission/jobs/services/public-servicejobs/informationcandidates/accommodations.html for additional information on accommodation in a selection process. Alternatively you may direct any specific enquiries to the departmental contact identified on this advertisement.
Applicants are responsible for travel expenses related to this process.
Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration:
On October 6 2021 the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.
As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent) determinate (term) casual and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the application process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.
- We may assess the essential and asset qualifications using interviews written tests (take home assignments or other) references or a combination of these or other assessment methods. Other sources of information (such as performance agreements work samples board member knowledge etc.) may be used to assess the criteria identified on the Statement of Merit Criteria.
- Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.
- A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.
TO APPLY YOU MUST:
- Be legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Be willing to participate in further assessment to establish your qualifications.
- Ensure that your online application includes current contact information that remains updated.
HOW TO APPLY
1. Create an applicant account and ensure your personal information is completed accurately.
2. Confirm what tenure of work you would be willing to accept.
3. Provide information on your educational background you would like to highlight.
4. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the email address below or contact an Officer at the Federal Public Service Job Advertisement Information Line by calling
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU APPLY
- As positions become vacant or needs arise you may be contacted by hiring managers. If you are interested in being considered for the opportunity information will be provided about the qualifications and assessment process at this point in time.
- You may not be contacted immediately after submitting your application but please be assured that your information will be retained for the duration that the inventory is open.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- How will you communicate with me?
We will contact you by email or through your GC Jobs account.
Please ensure that your email is valid and accepts messages from unknown users. It is your responsibility to regularly check your inbox junk mail and your GC Jobs account to find out about all the information regarding this inventory.
- How does an inventory work?
An inventory is a selection process that can be used by various hiring managers to meet their current and future needs. As a result you will apply only once to be considered for multiple job opportunities.
- Why was my application automatically rejected when I submitted it?
In order to be placed in the inventory you must meet the essential education qualification at the time you submit your application. If you receive a message Application rejected at screening immediately after submitting your application you probably answered No to the screening question assessing the essential qualification of education. If you have incorrectly indicated No for this qualification simply retrieve your application and update your answer to the screening question.
- What does Registered in the inventory mean?
Once your application has been successfully submitted to the inventory your status may be: Date of disclosure of results: Listed in the inventory. This automatically generated message by the system means that your application can be considered. You will be informed in the event that your application is considered as part of a process generated from this inventory.
- My personal information has changed what should I do?
Simply update them in the Personal Information section in the My Job File menu of your account. This will allow us to have your current contact information and ensure adequate follow-up in the event that your application is considered as part of a process issued from this inventory.
- Who can I contact if I have technical difficulties with the GC Jobs website?
You can contact the Public Service Commission of Canada’s support centre by selecting the Contact Us link below in the left corner of this window or by calling 1-888-780-4444.
Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents with the exception of a job located in Nunavut where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.