Registered Nurse - PES
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Toronto, ON, Canada
13d ago

Posted : 04 / 20 / 2018 3 : 37 : 57 PM

We currently have an opportunity for a Regular Part Time Registered Nurse - PES (Mental Health Emergency Crisis Unit) located at the Bayview Campus.

Summary of Duties

Acts as a nursing resource for youth, adult and psycho geriatric patients suffering with mental health illness, who present in emergency.

Functions within an interdisciplinary team assisting with conducting mental status evaluations, collects collateral information, provides follow up counselling, and facilitates referrals and sourcing of outpatient and community resources.

Practices in accordance with Sunny brook’s Patient Focused Care philosophy.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Current College of Nurses of Ontario registration required
  • Current C.L.S. Certificate required
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification required
  • Previous psychiatric nursing experience required
  • Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing Certification preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to establish therapeutic alliance with patients with various mental health diagnoses
  • Ability to conduct a nursing mental status evaluation
  • Experience assessing patients with severe mental illness in crisis
  • Comprehensive knowledge of psychotropic drugs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of community resources for those affected by mental illness
  • Demonstrated understanding of Patient-Focused Care and the ability to utilize the principles in daily practice
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and within an inter-professional team environment
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file 181172 to :

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    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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