Adult Ambulatory Care
Parkwood Institute - Mental Health Care Building
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care Building provides specialized mental health care to individuals living with mental illness on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. In addition to providing direct care to individuals living with mental illness, the organization is also actively involved in the education of future clinicians and in advancing the research knowledge base. Our work is guided by a recovery oriented philosophy of care as well as the utilization of treatment and rehabilitation interventions that are based on the best available evidence of their effectiveness to assist individuals in pursuing their life goals. We believe in supporting both the individual and their family/friends throughout their recovery journey.
An exciting opportunity exists for an NP/CNS within Adult Ambulatory Services which provides outpatient services to clients requiring tertiary level mental health care. The successful candidate will bring specialized knowledge, and demonstrated clinical excellence to ensure the use of evidence based practices in mental health clinical settings. The role provides clinical and professional leadership through expert practitioner role modeling, integration of theory and research into clinical decision making, education and consultation. Working closely with psychiatrists and other physicians, the successful candidate will provide comprehensive support/rehabilitation/treatment to clients with serious, complex and recurring mental illness. Within their role, this individual will use the principles of client-centered care and Psychosocial Rehab (PSR) within a recovery oriented philosophy and frequently in conjunction with community partners and health care providers.