The Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre (KDCHC) provides an ideal
opportunity to work in a diverse, collaborative and dynamic interdisciplinary primary
health care centre. With a focus on people living in the downtown, we work with a broad
range of community members, especially diverse cultural groups, homeless people,
youth, seniors, families and others living in the downtown area of Kitchener. We are
seeking a:

                                  Registered Nurse
                                 Permanent Full Time

to work as part of our existing primary care staff of Registered Nurses, Physicians and
Nurse Practitioners.

If you are a dynamic individual with demonstrated leadership skills and an ability to
welcome change and manage it innovatively, then this position might be for you.

We are seeking someone to assist in facilitating the implementation of new and expanded
RN services. We are looking for someone with current knowledge of the role RN’s can
play in chronic disease management and in health promotion/illness prevention activities.
Experience providing leadership in development, delivery and evaluation of such services
is essential. Experience in client service coordination will be considered an asset.

We are seeking someone with skills and interest in providing leadership in the
development and implementation of Electronic Health Records.

Working to the full scope of practice, you can expect to establish rewarding collaborative
relationships with all KDCHC staff including therapists, a dietitian, a chiropodist,
community development/ health promotion staff, diabetes education staff and a skilled
administrative team.


      Current Registration with the Ontario College of Nurses
      Preference will be given to candidates with a BScN degree
      Minimum of 2 years of broad based nursing experience
      Experience in primary health care an asset, including immunizations of adults and
      Experience working with some or all of our priority populations, including clients
       with mental health or substance use issues is important
      Experience and interest in developing and leading health promotion and illness
       prevention initiatives.
      Experience in triage: excellent skills in assessment, problem solving and critical
      Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of an
       interdisciplinary team
      Excellent computer skills
      Excellent written and oral communication skills
      Ability to work flexible hours, including one evening per week
      Second language would be an asset

KDCHC encourages applications from candidates whose background is diverse in terms
of culture, race, language, religion, class, gender identity, sexual orientation and ability.

Salary Range: $55116 to 66405 plus benefits package.

Benefits package includes:

3 weeks vacation to start, 4 after 2 years
10 days plus funding for professional development
Public holidays, sick leave
Employer RRSP contribution
Extended health and dental insurance
Life and Long Term Disability insurance

Please see KDCHC website for further information.

Please submit resume and cover letter by Monday Sept 19 at noon to:

Stephen Gross
Director of Client Services
Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre
519-745-4404 ext 212
519-745-3709 (fax)

We appreciate all expressions of interest; however only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.

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