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Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. W At North America’s first fully digital hospital, the future is very exciting for our people and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.
Right now we’re looking for a Registered Nurse to work in our Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit within the Mental Health and Addictions Program.
Hours of work: Must be able to work all day/evening/nights shift, subject to change based on unit needs
Employee Group: ONA
Location - Wilson Site
R.N. responsibilities for the assessment and treatment of mental health patients in the acute phase of the illness.
Effective use of the primary care nursing model.
Ability to perform mental status examination and crisis intervention.
Resource/team leader responsibilities.
Individual/group counselling, individual supportive intervention and therapeutic group activities
- Nurses may be reassigned to other mental health units as per the Collective Agreement
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Current BCLS/CPR certification required.
BScN or a degree in health sciences preferred.
Minimum 2 years recent mental health nursing experience is preferred
Formal CPI certification preferred.
Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing required or willingness to obtain when eligible to do so.
Funding/payment for certification is the individual's responsibility with guidance from the Hospital.
Excellent psychiatric assessment and risk assessment skills.
Phlebotomy skills an asset.
Experience with chronically mentally ill patients.
Understanding of functional psychiatric illnesses, addictions and treatments.
Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and RAI-MH assessment.
Crisis intervention skills.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with an ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Must be able to effectively work in a stressful fast paced acute patient care environment.
- Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
Interested applicants are required to submit an Internal Application form to Human Resources before the closing date. Internal Applications that are incomplete or contain incorrect information may not be considered. We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.
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