Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.
As a Registered Nurse with our Mood, Anxiety, Substance Treatment and Recovery Service & Older Adult Assessment and Stabilization Integrated Service (MASTRS/OASIS), you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!
Internal applications for this position within the ONA bargaining unit must be received within 7 days of being posted to have seniority considered in the selection process.
What you’ll be doing:
Provide nursing care on the MASTRS/OASIS unit as required
Contribute to fluctuating patient care needs according to CNO standards, RNAO Best Practice Guidelines, specific program philosophy and diversified patient populations
Assume Charge Nurse responsibilities as assigned, and direct the work of others
Receive patient assignments and follow care plans accordingly
Administer psychiatric and non-psychiatric medications and treatments
Ensure necessary clinical assessments are initiated following admission and at various other times, eg. Mental Status Exam
Engage with interdisciplinary teams and individual team members as appropriate
Act as a preceptor, mentor, coach, or resource nurse as appropriate
Participate in clinical discussions, team meetings, and patient/family conferences
What we’re looking for:
Licensed as an RN with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing
BScN and CPMHN(C) preferred
2 + years recent experience working with mood and anxiety patients is preferred
Mental Health Nursing certificate preferred
1 year in Charge Nurse role preferred
Strong assessment and documentation skills
Skilled in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, including PTSD, suicide prevention, and the management of aggressive behaviour
Working knowledge of Mental Health Act, and community mental health resources
Knowledge of documentation standards (CNO), and privacy legislation (PHIPPA)
Knowledge of CBT/DBT is an asset
Experience with group facilitation is an asset
Current knowledge and experience specific to emergency mental health and crisis intervention
Awareness and acknowledgement of the value of using measurement-based care when supporting patients/clients to help guide clinical decision making; experience an asset
Proven excellence in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and organizational skills
Proven ability and skill in working independently and as a part of an innovative interdisciplinary team
Ability to prioritize and function effectively in a demanding and challenging environment
Proven ability to assume leadership
As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
Why work with us
Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!
As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.