Community Mental Health Nurse
Health Careers in Saskatchewan
Lanigan, Canada
3d ago

Job Description

AS A MEMBER OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSE IS AN INTEGRAL MEMBER OF THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE USE OF ASSESSMENT TOOLS, SCREENING, CRISIS INTERVENTION, COUNSELING, GOAL PLANNING, CONSULTATION, PREPARATION OF REPORTS, DATA COLLECTION, GROUP COUNSELING, CLIENT / FAMILY AND PUBLIC EDUCATION.

THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSE IS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE PROVISION OF COMMUNITY-BASED MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, PSYCHOTHERAPY, AND RELATED INTERVENTION SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS DIAGNOSED WITH MENTAL ILLNESS, IN ADDITION TO ASSISTING WITH THE GENERAL ADULT AND CHILD & YOUTH SERVICES CASELOADS.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree / Diploma in Nursing
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA) or Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan (RPNAS)
  • Workplace Assessment and Violence Education Certificate
  • Experience

    5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS, IN PARTICULAR EXPERIENCE WORKING IN A COMMUNITY RURAL SETTING REQUIRED. EXPERIENCE IN ADULT MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to travel both within the region and provincially
  • Advanced assessment skills
  • Advanced counseling skills
  • Advanced facilitation skills
  • Advanced leadership skills
  • Knowledge of community development
  • Other Information

  • NOTE : This is a Provincial Posting and is open to all SUN members within the bargaining unit as per Articles 27.02 and 27.
  • 05 of the SUN Collective Bargaining Agreement. First preference will be given to employees of the SKHA (Saskatoon) and its affiliated agencies.

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