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Employment Opportunities – two positions

Nurse Practitioner (RN-EC) – Maternity Relief
Expiry Date 2021/10/18

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services is a Community Health Centre that provides services
and addresses system inequities in order to increase access to primary care and improve health outcomes for a
vulnerable population that includes immigrants, refugees, and their communities. The Centre envisions a future
in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health with dignity.

We are looking for a diligent, thoughtful, organized individual who is calm and solution focused to be part of the
Centre’s interdisciplinary clinical team and work within a collaborative model of clinical practice, program
planning, implementation and evaluation. Within the NP (RN-EC) scope of practice the selected candidate will
provide leadership in clinical practice and initiatives and provide primary care to systemically vulnerable
populations that face multiple and complex health and social issues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Providing comprehensive primary care to clients of all ages within the scope of a RN-EC including
assessments, diagnosis, screening, referral, education, treatment, counselling and follow up.
 Ability to work with an independent caseload as well as by participating in triage service, same day urgent
care services, and off-site programming and outreach clinics.
 Participating in primary health care program and service delivery within the broader community context in
partnerships with other institutions as may be required from time to time.
 Participating in all organizational systems and structures as required including but not limited to, quality
assurance and performance evaluation.
 Willingness to travel and provide services throughout the City, at designated sites, and to work evening and
weekend shifts when required/scheduled.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of and a commitment to the principles and
underlying values of community health centers/model of health and well-being as well as:
 Minimum 1 year clinical experience as a RN-EC is required, 2 years or more is preferred
 4 years of experience as an RN in a community based and/or urgent care setting is an asset
 Current Extended Class registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
 Experience in community or primary health care settings;
 Thorough familiarity with therapeutic methods and practices based upon a health promotion/disease
prevention model;
 Ability to work collaboratively within the interdisciplinary health care team which includes physicians, nurses,
social workers, dieticians physiotherapist and community workers;
 Superior interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), problem-solving, organizational and time
management skills;
 Computer literate (word processing, internet, data entry in Windows applications);
 Strong computer literacy skills and comfort with digital/virtual platforms and service delivery
 Knowledge of issues affecting low income, multi-lingual, and racialized, and LGBTQ communities;
 An interest and commitment to working in a low-income, multilingual, multiracial community; and,
 Ability to speak a second language is an asset.

Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers to
be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.

Salary Range: $101,404-$122,178
Hours: Full-Time, 35 hours/week
Duration: Full-Time, Relief (Maternity)
Expected start date: October 25, 2021
Bargaining Unit position: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175
Classification: NP (RNEC)

Application Method
Resume and cover letter must be received by Monday, October 18th, 2021 at 5:00pm. No phone calls please.
Send by E-mail to: jobs@accessalliance.ca and indicate “Nurse Practitioner’’ in email Subject Heading
OR
Send by Regular Mail to: Hiring Committee, Nurse Practitioner
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement.
Please note that a criminal background check (Vulnerable sector) will be conducted for this position.
We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with,
including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005,
accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in
advance.

Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to
refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.)
while at the Centre.

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Counsellor Therapist, Relief (5 months)
Deadline: October 18, 2021

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a community
health centre that aims to provide services and addresses system inequities to improve
health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities.
The Centre envisions a future in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health
with dignity.

We are looking for a thoughtful, empathic, and organized person to be part of the
Centre’s interdisciplinary health services team and work within a collaborative model of
clinical and allied health practice, program planning, implementation and evaluation.
The Counsellor/Therapist provides assessment, case management and co-ordination,
short and long-term counselling and where appropriate advocacy for clients and
community members. The position works with all Centre clients, including women,
children, youth, adults, seniors, LGBTQ+ people, who are newcomers, immigrants,
refugees and face multiple and complex health and social issues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Provide crisis, short term, and long term counselling to clients who require ongoing
support;
 Client care coordination, including orientation, assessment, referrals to internal and
external resources, case management, and discharge planning;
 Participate actively in the Centre’s interdisciplinary team, supporting integrated
approaches to client services based on social determinants of health
 Establish and maintain links with organizations and groups in the community;
 Work with community groups and organization to identify service gaps and needs;
 Network, liaise and jointly advocate with organizations and community groups
addressing issues identified by clients and/or community;
 Participate in primary health care program and service delivery within the broader
community context in partnership with other institutions as may be required from
time to time;
 Participate in all organizational systems and structures as required including, but
not limited to, quality assurance and performance evaluation;
 Ability to travel and provide services throughout the City, at designated sites, and
to work flexible hours, including evening and weekend shifts when
required/scheduled.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Criteria:
 Master’s degree in social work and registration, or eligibility for registration,
with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers;
 Minimum 3 years full-time work experience in clinical counselling;
 Thorough familiarity and work experience with therapeutic methods and
practices based upon a health promotion model;
 Excellent skills in case management, casework, counselling, crisis intervention,
and group facilitation;
 Excellent networking and partnership development skills and interest in health
promotion and research;
 Superior interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), problem-solving,
organizational, time management, and self-care skills;
Other Skills and Qualifications:
 Extensive knowledge of issues related to working with refugees, recent
immigrants and undocumented populations, particularly low-income, LGBTQ+,
and racialized groups;
 Strong understanding of and a commitment to the principles and underlying
values of community health and community health centres;
 Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary health care team which
includes physicians, nurses, dietitians, health promoters and community
workers
 Strong computer literacy skills (word processing, internet, data entry in
Windows applications, EMR charting)
 An interest and commitment to working in a low-income, multilingual,
multiracial community
 Ability to speak a second language is an asset;

Salary Range: $61,476 – $74,148
Hours: Full-Time (35 hours), 1 day/week in the Evening
Duration: until March 31st, 2022
Bargaining Unit position: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175
Classification: Therapist
Starting date: As soon as possible

Application Method
With “Counsellor/Therapist” in the subject heading, please send your Resume
and Cover Letter by Monday, October 18th, 2021.
by E-mail:jobs@accessalliance.ca

No phone calls please.

Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers to
be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will
receive acknowledgement. Please note that a criminal background check (Vulnerable
sector) will be conducted for this position.

We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of
communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians
with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring
process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers,
and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal
care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre.

Please click here to print the job posting.