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Registered Practical Nurse- BIR Inpatient Mental Health

The Scarborough Hospital
Scarborough, Ontario
Closing date
May 15, 2022
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Job Number: J0422-1398

Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse- BIR Inpatient Mental Health

Department: Br 3B Psych Birchmount

Job Category: Nursing

Hospital Location: Birchmount

Job Type: Part Time

Number Of Positions: 1

Union: CUPE Local 5852

Hours: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

MIN HRLY RATE: $29.91/Hour

MAX HRLY RATE: $32.65/Hour

Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada's most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America's largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital's Workplace Health and Safety department.
We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2022!

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, you will be responsible for providing excellent care to a diverse patient population. The successful candidate will also be required to work on 3B and 3C as per departmental needs.


• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Current BCLS
• Minimum of two years current experience in psychiatric-mental health nursing
• CPI certification or successful completion of CPI certification within 6 months of hire
• Knowledge of mental disorders and mental health nursing principles and interventions
• Informed of relevant legislation and its implication for nursing practice, in consultation with the Registered Nurse
• Able to work within the multi-disciplinary team and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to promote mental health through the use of self in the therapeutic relationship
• Demonstrated excellence in patient teaching and patient assessments
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work independently within a Total Patient Care modality
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
• Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Excellent work performance and attendance record


• Graduate of an RPN diploma program
• Ability to speak another language is an asset

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community's unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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