Temporary Part-time Registered Practical Nurse
Homewood Health, Inc.
Guelph, ON, Canada N1E 6K9
5d ago

Homewood Health™ is Canada’s leader in mental health and addiction services and we offer the most comprehensive and integrated continuum of services available in Canada.

We are redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.

With over 130 years of experience, Homewood Health Centre is one of Canada's largest and leading facilities for medically focused, physician-

led treatment of mental health and addiction disorders.

We are hiring a Temporary Part-time Registered Practical Nurse for the Homewood Health Centre and are looking for you. You’re a great fit, if you thrive in a fast-

paced environment, are passionate about innovation, foster collaboration, and are committed to service excellence.

Hours of Work : Temporary Part time; shift work

Duration : approximately 3 months with possible extension

Please Note : Internal applications for positions within a bargaining unit must be received within 7 days of this position being posted to have seniority considered as a factor in selection.

What the job entails :

The Registered Practical Nurse in the Treatment and Recovery Room is responsible for patients receiving the medical intervention of Electroconvulsive Thearpy (ECT).

The RPN prepares the patient for treatment, which includes assessment, monitoring and documentation. The ECT nurse is responsible for the set up and maintenance of the ECT and PACU suites.

This position floats between the medical clinic and ECT treatment area.

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What we are looking for :

  • Licensed as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Training and experience in recovery room techniques required
  • Ability to complete and interpret ECG results (course is an asset)
  • Works independently to book and re-arrange appointments for medical clinic physicians.
  • Triages and prioritizes bookings of Medical Clinic appointments
  • Knowledge of ECT as a Therapeutic Intervention
  • Current CPR / Basic Rescuer and Defibrillation Certification required
  • Professional experience and sound knowledge of mental health disorders including addictions required
  • Mental Health Nursing certificate preferred
  • Exceptional physical and mental health assessment & critical thinking skills
  • Exemplary organizational & documentation skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a part of an innovative interdisciplinary team
  • Proven ability to assume leadership
  • Why Work For Us

    We are driven by our values and are passionate about improving lives. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and professional development opportunities.

    Our remarkable organizational culture also makes for an exceptional workplace environment. Join us and work along-side highly motivated people who are collaborative and focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers.

    In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Homewood Health Centre is committed to working in collaboration with any team member who may require workplace accommodation in order to successfully perform any or all aspects of their role.

    We thank all applicants for their interest : however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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