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Registered Nurse - Psychiatric ER


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Job Description

Job Posting #:0000001784
Position Available: REGISTERED NURSE
Status: Casual/Relief
Department: Psychiatric Emergency Services
Union: O.N.A.
Shifts: Days/Evening/Nights/Weekends/Extended Tours

Internal employees must apply by midnight on October 24, 2017.

Joseph Brant Hospital is dedicated to changing the face of mental health and addictions services. We are looking for compassionate healthcare providers who want to put the patient and family experience at the heart of everything we do; who get excited about being a part of industry-leading innovation; and who believe deeply in ensuring that every person can access what they need to live well.

The Psychiatric Emergency Services Team is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join their multidisciplinary team. The RN will provide crisis assessment and intervention, treatment, support and referrals to community resources for individuals presenting to the Emergency Department experiencing mental health crisis.

-Recent (3 years) experience working with individuals with Serious Mental Illness & Concurrent Disorders
-Current Certificate of Competence in the Province of Ontario, preference given to BScN prepared candidates
-Demonstrated advanced skill in the assessment and management of acute mental health and concurrent disorder conditions, including mental status examination, suicide risk assessment, management of aggressive behaviour, bio-psychosocial assessment, physical health assessment
-Demonstrated effective critical thinking and problem solving skills
-Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act and ongoing clinical trends;
-Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner with minimal supervision;
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively with Psychiatrists and other multi-disciplinary team members;
-Excellent interpersonal, organizational and oral/written communication skills;
-Demonstrated willingness to act as an educational and clinical resource to team members, students, clients and community agencies;
-Ability/willingness to embrace new best practices in the delivery of service;
-Basic computer skills or willingness to learn required electronic documentation and Ministry required data collection;
-Demonstrated reliable attendance, punctuality and availability.

PLEASE NOTE: Extended 12 hour shifts. Assignment subject to change based on the needs of the department.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply by clicking the "Apply for Job" button and proceed with the necessary steps. Please note that although we appreciate each and every application, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a visionary community hospital, demonstrating commitment to strong successful relationships between its patients, their families and its health care teams. You will have the chance to join JBH as its embraces its new vision, new Strategic Plan, and carries out the largest capital redevelopment in its history. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate our values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence; to our patients, families and each other.

Joseph Brant Hospital is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ('AODA'). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 905-632-3737 ext. 4129.

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