Registered Nurse for Mental Health

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DEPARTMENT: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH UNIT & ACUTE INPATIENT PSYCHIATRY UNIT

POSITION: PART TIME & FULL TIME REGISTERED NURSE

SITE: NBRHC – NORTH BAY

HOURS: ALL SHIFTS AS REQUIRED, INCLUDING WEEKENDS

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:    

  • Current Certificate of Registration ~ College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • Current BCLS Certificate required
  • Recent mental Health experience (within the last 2-3 years) in an active care setting required  
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Mental Health Act required 
  • I.V. Therapy an asset
  • Excellent Verbal de-escalation skills required
  • Ability to complete thorough mental health status and risk assessments required 
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills required
  • required Ability to work in a fast paced working environment and deal effectively with emergent situations     
  • Excellent level of interpersonal skills required
  • Excellent level of written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to effectively provide health teaching to individuals and groups required
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively assume a leadership role as a collaborative member of the health team required
  • Ability to meet the physical demands required to provide nursing care to acute inpatients as required
  • Basic computer knowledge is required
  • Good attendance and work record required
  • Must demonstrate commitment to ensure your safety, the safety of fellow workers, patients, volunteers, and visitors
  • Must support and contribute to a culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events in this organization
  • Bilingualism (Advanced level English/French) is an asset
  • Criminal Reference Check including the Vulnerable Sector Check: recent within three (3) months is a requirement