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Lutherwood

Registered Nurse, Mental Health Services

Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

1533672

Company Information

Lutherwood is a progressive, not-for-profit health and social service organization that strengthens people's lives in our community by providing mental health, employment and housing services to more than 14,000 people annually in Waterloo Region and Wellington County.


Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinates the department’s medical and psychiatric services and participates as a therapist in the assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic interventions and programs. Supports the sustainability of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

EMPLOYMENT GUIDE:

A degree or diploma in nursing and current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Province of Ontario. A working knowledge of adolescent psychology; successful experience with adolescents in a mental health or psychiatric setting and experience in small group therapy. Ability to communicate openly and honestly with youth, staff and supervisor; to relate to youth with warmth and understanding; to respond in medical emergency situations and to design and implement therapeutic groups. Commitment to helping youth within the context of a residential program and be a resource to multidisciplinary treatment teams. A sound understanding of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Encouraged to maintain membership within their professional association.


Contact Information

Lutherwood
hr@lutherwood.ca
519-707-1958 Ext. 1190
Posting Date: 30-Aug-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 102-Oct-2017
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