Posted : 03 / 09 / 2018 4 : 02 : 14 PM
We currently have an opportunity for a Regular Full Time Registered Nurse in PES (Mental Health Emergency Crisis Unit) located at the Bayivew 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 180750 to :
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre