Employment Posting:
Nurse Practioner

Employment Type:
Graduated Student
Closing Date:

Employer: Ministry of the Solicitor General, Monteith Correctional Complex

Location: Monteith, ON

The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Monteith Correctional Complex, is seeking caring and compassionate Nurse Practitioners who are passionate about primary health care to become part of the health care team. In addition to primary health care competencies, the ideal candidates will have experience in chronic disease management, pain and symptom management, and mental health and addictions. Your practice will have a focus on health promotion and disease prevention. As a Nurse Practitioner, you will make clinical decisions and plan care as part of an inter-professional health care team.

Job Type: Full time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours/week.  You are expected to work rotating shifts in a health care unit that provides 7 days/week service up to 24 hours a day.

Duties and Qualifications:

Clinical Assessment, Critical Reasoning and Analytical Skills

  • You demonstrate clinical expertise and assessment skills to elicit, interpret and utilize information from inmates and other sources
  • You can respond to emergency situations and implement appropriate interventions
  • You can evaluate responses to treatment and modify the treatment plan to achieve established goals

Leadership Skills

  • You have leadership skills to coordinate and deliver primary health care services, embed quality improvement and lead consultation and engagement with healthcare staff and partners, as well as internal and external stakeholders

Specialized Knowledge

  • You have knowledge of illness/disease theory, health promotion and prevention, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic and laboratory testing, evidence-based practice and current treatment modalities
  • You have knowledge of mental health and addiction treatment options
  • You can interpret and apply legislation to practice (i.e., Health Care Consent Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Regulated Health Professions Act, etc.)

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You can communicate effectively and present information in a clear and concise manner • You can document care and progress by preparing progress notes, written treatment plans and clinical summaries
  • You can adapt your communication skills to provide information and health teaching to a diverse population
  • You can advocate for and encourage patient participation in their plan of care
  • You can support patients in the implementation and modification of their treatment plan

Hours of Work

  • The hours of work are 36.25 hours per week. You are expected to work rotating shifts in a health care unit that provides 7 days per week service, up to 24 hours a day.


OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism. We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.


  • You are registered as a Registered Nurse Extended Class (Nurse Practitioner) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • You have a Nurse Practitioner specialty certificate in primary health care or adult care


How to Apply:

Apply directly on the following website: https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=168694