Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $43.21–$52.57 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Corrections and Policing has a career opportunity for a confident and positive role model to work at the Pine Grove Correctional Centre as a permanent full-time nurse. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan, promotes safe and secure communities, and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government.
We are seeking a compassionate, respectful and empathetic individual who is eager to contribute in a positive way to the challenges of working in a Correctional Centre. The successful candidate will be a professional who will commit to teamwork and collaboration through their effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Our candidate of choice will work with a team of health care professionals to provide direct female patient nursing care and treatment. You will maintain accurate patient records, actively promote preventative health measures, respond to medical/psychiatric emergencies with appropriate interventions and assess medical and mental conditions, making referrals as needed.
The successful candidate must be an advocate for their patients, be honest and reliable, treat everyone with dignity and respect, and be committed to the pursuit of excellence. You will exhibit leadership and professionalism, embrace diversity and equality, and be responsible and accountable.
To be considered for this position, you will be actively registered (or eligible for registration) with the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan (RPN) or The College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (RN). You must have knowledge of medical and psychiatric theories and related intervention strategies; drug/alcohol withdrawal indicators and effects; communicable diseases in a correctional population; public health issues and risk factors; and knowledge of multi-cultural beliefs, values and perspectives.
The successful candidate will work day, evening, and weekend shifts.
Note: This position is now open to both male and female applicants.