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Registered Nurse, Health Outreach

by London InterCommunity Health Centre

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 08, 2023
Experience: 2 Years
London InterCommunity Health Centre

Job Description


Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the RN provides front-line outreach as well as onsite nursing care to people who face barriers to accessing treatment, and are significantly marginalized by poverty, substance use, mental health, and housing instability and/or deprivation. The RN will provide acute and episodic care through primary care, Safer Opioid Supply Program, and HOME.


  • A competitive salary; no weekends, no rotating shifts
  • A Psychologically Safe and Inclusive Workplace
  • • 100% employer-paid health and dental benefits
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Paid sick and emergency time
  • Paid Vacation starting at 3 weeks and increasing to 6 weeks
  • Paid time to promote physical and mental well-being


  • Post secondary diploma (RN) or degree (BScN) from a recognized college or university
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in a community setting or a combination of community and hospital/Public Health
  • Awareness of and understanding of the social determinants of health and health promotion
  • Ability to practice from social justice, trauma and violence informed care, and harm reduction frameworks
  • Clinical knowledge of mental health care, substance use, concurrent disorders, dual diagnoses, and application of current best practices, assessments and interventions
  • Demonstrated effective crisis prevention, intervention and stabilization skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a high stress clinical environment and ability to adapt quickly to a changing work environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office Products and Electronic Medical Records (Practice Solutions Suite currently in use).
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds with an inclusive and anti-oppressive lens


  • Experience in mental health care and working with people experiencing substance use disorders and homelessness
  • Knowledge of harm reduction philosophy and practice.
  • Demonstrated phlebotomy skills
  • French and other language skills are considered an asset in supporting the communities we serve


Submissions will be accepted until end of day June 20, 2023.

The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve. Should you require accommodation in making an application, please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

Due to the vulnerability of our client populations, it is a condition of employment that the successful candidate submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance to Human Resources.


For more than 30 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has provided health and social services to those who experience barriers to care including poverty, homelessness, language or culture, and complex and/or chronic health conditions including mental health and addictions. We’ve established initiatives such as the Safer Opioid Supply Program and the Health Outreach Mobile Engagement Program.

Today, with four busy clinics in three of London’s most under-served regions, the organization is viewed as a community leader in newcomer health, care of marginalized women, issues of health equity, client-led service development and the advancement of partnerships that improve access to vital services for people who are at the margins in our community.

Applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Health Centre and explore our web presence by visiting us online at, following us on Twitter @HealthCentre or liking us on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre