Your Opportunity :
Within the Adult Inpatient Program, the Concurrent Disorders Enhanced Service at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury provides specialized care and treatment for the individuals experiencing both a severe mental health and a severe addictions disorder to support recovery.
Reporting to a Unit Manager, the Psychiatric Aide Concurrent will be working within a client centered treatment approach and will be responsible for providing patient / family support, discharge planning, group facilitation and individual work with clients.
Individual work with clients to enhance their well-being. You will report all relevant patient information to a staff nurse / Unit Manager.
As a Psychiatric Aide, you will perform activities within a multi-disciplinary team to meet the personal care needs and comforts of patients in accordance with the patient care plan and facility policies and procedures.
assisting with organized activities or programs; as well as observing and reporting on a patient's mood, health, and wellbeing.
You will be assisting in the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors, and maintaining effective communication with patients and health professionals.
Required Qualifications :
Completion of Grade 12. Completion of Personal Care Aide or Mental Health Aide Certificate or equivalent. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support -
Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications :
Keen observation and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in an in-patient mental health setting is essential.
Preferred Qualifications :
Preference given to those with experience in mental health and addictions.