Registered Crisis Nurse - PPT - Emergency Mental Health Services

Halton Healthcare Services
Oakville, Ontario
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

Posting #: 2021-886370


Position: Registered Crisis Nurse

Department: Emergency Mental Health Services

Status: Permanent Part-time (Must provide an availability of a 0.2 FTE)

Hours: Various Rotating 7.5 Hour Day Shifts

Site: Milton

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare's vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always , goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

Position Overview:

The Crisis Nurse provides assessment, triage, treatment/discharge planning, crisis intervention and immediate trauma support to patients in psychiatric or psychosocial crisis in the Emergency Department and the Urgent Care Clinic as part of the Mental Health Program. They will work alongside with ED Physician as well as in consultation with a Psychiatrist.

This is what you will need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
  • Membership in good standing with the College of Nurses.
  • Five years of experience working in acute Mental Health.
  • Minimum 3 years Crisis ED experience
  • Advanced crisis assessment, high-risk screening, knowledge of community resources and the Mental Health Act.
  • Crisis Intervention Experience/CPI certification
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Addictions
  • Ability to rapidly change workload priorities
  • Demonstrates excellence in communication both written and verbal.
  • Analysis/Problem assessment
  • Innovative and willing to learn
  • Commitment to positive patient experience

Salary: $33.90 - $48.53 Per Hour

Internals who have applied need not reapply

Posting will remain open until filled

Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

W e thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals' health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

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