Permanent Full Time Clinical Community Nurse

Permanent Full Time Clinical Community Nurse

Permanent Full Time Clinical Community Nurse

Home 5 About Ongwanada 5 Careers 5 Permanent Full Time Clinical Community Nurse

File No: OP-23-83
Date Posted: April 4, 2023
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Date of Vacancy: April 17, 2023
Hours of Work: 80 hours per pay


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.

Ongwanada offers defined benefit pension (HOOPP), a competitive benefit plan or paid in-lieu of benefits for casual and part-time employees


  • Provide nursing care as required, i.e., medical emergencies, immunizations, injections, catheterizations,
  • Complete an Initial Health Review on the admission of a person served as well as an Annual Health Review on each person served;
  • Monitor all persons served health needs a minimum of once monthly and document on each person’s heath status a minimum of once every three months including recommendations for follow-up and outcomes;
  • Liaise with attending physician regarding health and safety issues;
  • Attend specialist appointments with persons served/qualified staff, follow-up on recommendations with attending physician, liaise with the next-of-kin/other members of the interdisciplinary team as indicated;
  • Ensure all treatments, procedures, diagnostic tests and clinical notes are reviewed and followed-up;
  • Liaise with Nurse Educator and Attending Physician to report, monitor and treat illness for the purpose of infection control;
  • Promote and maintain professional working relationships with all departments, the attending physicians, community agencies, the person served and families;
  • Other duties as assigned

For the complete position description please contact Human Resources.


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario;
  • Experience working with individuals with a developmental disability;
  • Incumbent must have current CPR (BCLS) complete re-certification as per Ongwanada standards;
  • Must successfully complete and maintain NVCI Training as per Ongwanada policies;
  • Must possess a valid G Driving License, full driving privileges, insurances and access to own vehicle;
  • Experience in health teaching and presentation skills (i.e. in‑services, department meetings);
  • Excellent written and oral skills (i.e. policy writing, proposals), Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Acquired knowledge relevant to the nursing profession and the application to improve the quality of his/her professional knowledge;
  • Incumbents must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by 4pm on the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Specialist – Ongwanada

191 Portsmouth Avenue

Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6

Fax (613) 548-8135  Email:

About Ongwanada

Our Homes

Our Resource Centre