Opened in 2014, the Mental Health Emergency Services Unit (MHESU) is a 12 bed, highly specialized unit dedicated to meeting the needs of patients who present in crisis with mental health and addictions issues.
If you are passionate about mental health and addictions care and embrace working in a fast paced and innovative clinical environment where roles and responsibilities are continually evolving to better meet the needs of our patients, this opportunity is for you.
The Health Care Attendant will be working under the direction of a registered care provider, most often a Registered Nurse.
Responsibilities include patient observation and participating as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in sharing information.
The position involves working in partnership with Emergency Room staff and Adult In-Patient Mental Health, along with other hospital services and community resources.
This role will contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. This position will be responsible for supporting patients with activities of daily living, escorting patients to appointments or on privileges, and transferring patients to other facilities.
As a member of our mental health team, you are highly-adaptable, highly-flexible and thrive in a fast paced environment.
Qualifications include :