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Ongwanada is committed to improving the quality of life for hundreds of people with developmental disabilities and their families in Kingston and eastern Ontario and is seeking experienced and highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions.

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Permanent Full Time Clinical Community Nurse

To oversee and coordinate optimum health and wellness of the persons served at Ongwanada. To act as a liaison between the physician, outside agencies, person supported, family and the rest of the interdisciplinary team, in addressing health care needs. This includes review and follow-up of all treatments, procedures, diagnostic tests, consultations and clinical notes.

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After Hours Supervisor- Casual

The After Hours Supervisor ensures the provision of coordinated services and support to clients and staff on evening, night, weekends and holiday shifts, in association with departmental staff and “on call” administrators.

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Permanent Full Time Registered Practical Nurse

The RPN establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to individuals in a home setting as per the collaborative care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, provides support and direction to Unlicensed/ Unregistered employees involved in direct care.

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Permanent Part Time Registered Practical Nurse

The RPN establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to individuals in a home setting as per the collaborative care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, provides support and direction to Unlicensed/ Unregistered employees involved in direct care.

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Permanent Part Time Psychologist

To provide Psychological Services to individuals (child and adolescent) with developmental disabilities who are supported by Ongwanada/affiliated with service providers in the East Region.

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Permanent Casual Registered Practical Nurses

The RPN establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to individuals in a home setting as per the collaborative care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, provides support and direction to Unlicensed/ Unregistered employees involved in direct care.

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Permanent Full Time Pharmacy Techinician

To provide clerical, technical and dispensing assistance under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist

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Temporary Full Time Residential Counselors

The Residential Counselor provides support for and advocates on behalf of clients to meet their physical, psychological and social needs. They advise and assist Community Support Workers and other staff members under the direction of the Community Residence Supervisor and act as primary counselor for specific clients. They assist and actively participate in the planning and implementation of residential programs as part of a multidisciplinary team

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Permanent Full Time Occupational Therapist

Ongwanada is committed to improving the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and their families in Kingston and Eastern Ontario, and is currently seeking experienced and highly motivated occupational therapists to fill two full-time vacancies. Work alongside self-advocates, families, direct support professionals and clinicians with many years of experience in this exciting but under-served sector.
Ongwanada is located in Kingston, Ontario, a beautiful historic city on the shores of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, conveniently located between Ottawa and Toronto. Kingston offers access to top-level health care services, excellent postsecondary schools, beautiful parks and recreation spaces, and a vibrant downtown setting with thriving local businesses. Ongwanada is accredited with Accreditation Canada and is affiliated with Queens University and St. Lawrence College, acting as an academic partner for students and researchers across a variety of health care and social services programs. Ongwanada offers highly interdisciplinary clinical services (RD, OT, PT, Psychology, Behaviour Therapy, RN, Social Work) to adults across the southeast region, living in a variety of supported and independent community settings. The goal of the OT service is to promote independence, well-being, and safety of persons-served and their caregivers.

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Permanent Casual Treatment Counselor

The Treatment Counselor will provide support which is short-term, empirically-based and outcome driven as part of a multi-disciplinary team for individuals with a developmental disability and a mental health diagnosis and/or challenging behavior.  Treatment home Counselors will be appointed as primary counselors for specific clients and will work collaboratively with families, agencies, and other members of Ongwanada’s multi-disciplinary team utilizing a bio-psycho-social model.  Treatment Counselors will strive to provide clients with reasonable choices and seek to involve them in all aspects of community living.

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Permanent Part Time Residential Counselor

The Residential Counselor provides support for and advocates on behalf of clients to meet their physical, psychological and social needs. They advise and assist Community Support Workers and other staff members under the direction of the Community Residence Supervisor and act as primary counselor for specific clients.  They assist and actively participate in the planning and implementation of residential programs as part of a multi-disciplinary team

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Permanent Casual Community Support Worker

The Community Support Worker provides services and supports for clients in various locations as part of a team under the direction of in charge residential staff to ensure an optimum living environment.

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Permanent Casual Residential Counselor

The Residential Counselor provides support for and advocates on behalf of clients to meet their physical, psychological and social needs. They advise and assist Community Support Workers and other staff members under the direction of the Community Residence Supervisor and act as primary counsellor for specific clients.  They assist and actively participate in the planning and implementation of residential programs as part of a multi-disciplinary team

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Temporary Full Time Residential Counselor

The Residential Counselor provides support for and advocates on behalf of clients to meet their physical, psychological and social needs. They advise and assist Community Support Workers and other staff members under the direction of the Community Residence Supervisor and act as primary counsellor for specific clients.  They assist and actively participate in the planning and implementation of residential programs as part of a multi-disciplinary team

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Permanent Part Time Pharmacist

The part-time pharmacist is responsible to work in conjunction with the Director of Pharmacy in providing oversight of Pharmacy operations including: professional supervision of the Pharmacy facilities, equipment, supplies and drug information, record keeping and documentation, drug procurement and inventory management, training and orientation, safe medication practices in accordance to professional and Ongwanada’s policies and procedures.

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Summer Student Employment

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Summer Employment

Ongwanada recruits a limited number of students during the summer months. The majority of placements occur within the community residences.

Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary program, preferably in Health Sciences and will be continuing studies in the fall. Experience working with the developmentally disabled would be an asset.

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Teaching Agreement Placements

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Student Placements

Ongwanada became a teaching site for student placements in the 1980s, at which time the Board of Governors indicated that in order to safeguard the dignity and rights of clients, placements would proceed only if a teaching agreement is in place with the educational institution.

Ongwanada is involved with programs at Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College, Loyola Community Learning, as well as six co-op opportunities with area high schools.

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