REGISTERED NURSE 2, ADOLESCENTS
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Ontario, Canada
11h ago

Ontario Shores is seeking a Registered Nurse. As an RN, you will provide specialized care to patients with complex mental illnesses using a recovery focused model of care built upon compassion, inspiration and hope.

To engage in a leadership role and to be an active and equal member of the inter-professional team. To perform Charge nurse responsibilities and may be given the opportunity to apply to the Patient Care Facilitator role.

Please Note : Although the posted vacancy is to work within Adolescent Services, all Registered Nurses must have the ability to work in any area of Ontario Shores as patients needs dictate.

  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Current CPR HCP (Health Care Provider)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Practice and commitment to maintaining reflective practice standards as described by the CNO.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Standards for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, as well as relevant policies and legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).
  • Knowledge of psychopharmacological interventions and psychiatric disorders within an adolescent population
  • Experience in the treatment of concurrent disorders, including substance abuse counseling and harm reduction techniques
  • Experience with adolescent assessment and treatment modalities
  • Experience in crisis and suicide intervention
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and documentation skills
  • Evidence of strong professional boundaries
  • Demonstrated working knowledge / experience with computers
  • Meditech experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within an inter-professional team environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize
  • Knowledge, experience, and skills in participating in community integration activities with adolescents with psychiatric illness.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in such roles as charge nurse, group co-facilitation, case management and preceptorship .
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position.
  • Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard.
  • Must be able work shifts.
  • BScN preferred
  • It is highly encouraged that staff complete the CNA certification in Psychiatric / Mental Health and / or Gerontological Nursing within five years of hire date
  • CNA certification in psychiatric / mental health nursing is considered an asset
  • Recent psychiatric nursing and / or adolescent experience, an asset.
  • The ability to work with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds and proficiency in a second language is an asset
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