Registered Nurse

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.