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Job Title:
RPN-TPT(.4) Forensic Trans House Prog

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Job Description


                                                                                   Ref# 20SEI130

                                                               1 ‑ Temporary Part Time (.4) ‑ RPN

                                                          Forensic Transitional Housing Program


It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event

you are successful.



This position will involve working the day, evening, weekend shifts.  The shift is not to be interpreted as a guarantee.


Reporting to the Manager of the Forensic Mental Health Program, the successful applicant will be responsible for

providing quality nursing care to complex patient populations whose outcomes are not predictable. As part of an

inter‑professional health care team, the Transitional Rehabilitation Housing Program (TRHP) Registered Practical

Nurse (RPN) will practice within the standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the philosophy of patient and

family centered care, as well as the mission, vision, values and policies of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences

Centre (TBRHSC). The TRHP RPN will participate as a member of the inter‑professional team, providing therapeutic

services to registered Forensic clients living in the community under varying legal mandates.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

*   current unrestricted registration as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

*   current certification in BCLS

*   a minimum of 3 years recent forensic mental health nursing in an acute care setting

*   knowledge of current legislation related to the Criminal Code of Canada Part XX.1 ‑ Mental Disorder, the Mental

Health Act, and the Health     Care Consent Act

*   knowledge of the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation or a similar recovery‑based model of care

*   knowledge of relevant community service agencies


In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who:

*   have a certification, or recent continuing education in Mental Health / Psychiatric Nursing

*   have CPMHN(C) designation

*   have recent experience working in a congregate living environment



Salary Range:  $30.050 to 30.847



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work

environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a

workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible

minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability

are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health

sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.




If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on July 1, 2020.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  June 24, 2020