Parkwood Institute - Mental Health Care Building
We are seeking a Clinical Nurse Specialist to work collaboratively within a comprehensive interdisciplinary team in the Geriatric Psychiatry Program. The Clinical Nurse Specialist will provide specialized clinical consultation and leadership within the program, participate in the education of staff and clinical community partners concerning the clinical specialty of geriatric psychiatry and incorporate best practice and research findings to promote quality patient care.
The Geriatric Psychiatry Program at Parkwood Institute is part of an integrated system of specialized care for the elderly and offers both in-patient and ambulatory mental health services for aging individuals with serious mental illness. The program is linked to the University of Western Ontario and the Southwest Geriatric Assessment Network in supporting knowledge transfer and capacity building in care of older adults with mental illness.