Part Time Community Nurse

Ottawa Bethany Hope
April 7, 2021
Ottawa, Canada
Job Type
$28.76 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Sandra Randall:
Closing date
April 30, 2021


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Vision Statement

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship, building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Position Purpose Summary:

At variance points, working in partnership with other staff to address needs of participants, such as healthy baby programs or mental health issues.



  • Build therapeutic relationships with participants to assist with physical and mental health education, support, and resources both within BHC and the community
  • Make appropriate referrals as required (both internal and external)
  • Advocate as required for those supports
  • Coordinate health services for the Centre
  • Liaise with Child Care Centre to determine infant and child development needs
  • Monitor infant and child participant needs and progress through various screening tools
  • Continue to develop logic model for health services for BHC
  • Continue to seek out and support the preparation of funding applications relevant to the health care program
  • Continue to develop a smoking cessation program and promote breastfeeding supports
  • Develop and maintain Community Partnerships
  • Liaison with Ottawa Public Health Sexual Health Nurse
  • Coordinate weekly Medical Clinic in association with Bruyere Academic Family Health Team (BAFHT).
  • Encourage and administer immunizations where possible
  • Keep the Health Centre stocked with supplies needed to carry out care. Replenish as required
  • Complete all required documentation including:
    • According to the College of Nurses Standards, document all nursing activities into the nFocus system
    • For BAFHT patients, enter data into the patient’s BAFHT patient chart
  • Supervise fourth year BScN students doing their Community Course placement
  • Maintain statistics
  • Sit on relevant committees as requested by the Director of Child and Youth Development or Executive Director
  • Meet with supervisor on a regular basis to discuss workplan
  • Other duties as required
  • Uphold the values of the Salvation Army and the mission of Bethany Hope Centre


  • Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing e.g. RPN, RN (University degree preferred)
  • Minimum 3-5 years nursing experience
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CPR and First Aid training
  • Credentials in addictions and mental health care an asset
  • Experience in community nursing an asset
  • Experience working with children and/or young parent families an asset
  • Second language is an asset
  • Must be flexible in a fluid environment where programming can change quickly
  • Have a heart/passion for the marginalized and a non-judgmental attitude
  • Willingness to work within the Christian mandate of The Salvation Army and the mission and policies of Bethany Hope Centre

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS:  15 hours per week



The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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