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Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch

Registered Nurse


Posted 20 Days Ago1571490

Company Information

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch (CMHA) is a private non-profit
charitable organization dedicated to promoting good mental health and improving the
quality of life for individuals experiencing serious mental illness. The Canadian Mental
Health Association, Ottawa Branch aspires to provide client-directed services and programs
with and for people with mental health problems and to enhance, promote and maintain the
mental health of individuals and communities through education and awareness.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the manager, CMHA Nursing Team, provides comprenhensive community nursing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services to identified individuals with serious mental illness. Working in collaboration with all members of the CMHA treatment team, provides consultation and expertise to CMHA frontline staff concerning the physical health care and mental health treatment of their clients as part of the overall client Community Support and Rehabilitation Plan. Provides a continuum of nursing clinical functions, including, individual assessment of client health needs, individual and group support of clients in areas such as medication management and psycho social education, individual client medication monitoring and administration of medication, follow-up and liason to primary and tertiary health care providers, and provides ongoing education on related issues to CMHA staff.

Contact Information

Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch
Lisa McCullough
Human Resources Generalist
(613)737-7791 #151