O-156-18 Registered Nurse - Geriatric Mental Health
Pembroke Regional Hospital
Pembroke, Ontario, CA
3d ago

Department / Unit : Mental Health Services

Position Type : Permanent Part-time

Within : Posting Date :

Posting Date : 2018 / 11 / 06

Closing Date : N / A

N / A

The Pembroke Regional Hospital requires one (1) Registered Nurse to work in Geriatric Mental Health Services Renfrew County .

This position is offered on a Part-time basis with a .5 FTE Commitment.

Registered Nurses practice as members of a multi-disciplinary team in accordance with the Public Hospitals Act, the Regulated Health Professions Act, the Nursing Act, and the Standards set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

In keeping with the Hospital’s Mission, Vision and Values, and policies and procedures, RN’s provide professional nursing care to patients.

In addition to the job functions of a Registered Nurse, the Geriatric Mental Health Nurse provides client-centred treatment, rehabilitation and support to referred Renfrew County clients in both the community and Long Term Care facilities.

Applicants must be available to work all shifts including weekends.

REQUIREMENTS :

  • Current certificate of competence as Registered Nurse (RN) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Basic cardiac life support certification
  • Minimum of two years of progressive and current experience in Geriatric Mental Health Nursing including specialized skills in assessment of dementia, delirium, mental health and addictions
  • Valid Class G Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
  • Certification in PIECES TM, Gentle Persuasive Approach, U-First, and Montessori, or willingness to successfully complete this training.
  • Canadian Nursing Association (CNA) Certification or Certificate in Mental Health or Gerontology.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in the initiation, coordination of and participation in team / family conferences and clinical activities
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge and expertise in geriatrics which will be assessed through interview and testing.
  • Demonstrated excellence in planning and delivery of education sessions to individuals or groups
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and with respect in an oral and written format with patients, public, colleagues and other health disciplines
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of computer applications and software such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work in a collaborative care model with all members of the health care team
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of the College of Nurses standards of practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education activities supporting ongoing professional learning in nursing
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
  • Must have demonstrated ability to meet the attendance standards of the Hospital
  • Bilingualism is an asset
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