Registered Nurses & Registered Practical Nurses

Homewood Health
Guelph, Ontario
Competitive wages, great benefits including defined benefit pension plan.
Closing date
Oct 9, 2023

Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Come be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

We are currently hiring full-time and part-time Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses for a variety of inpatient programs (addiction, trauma, mood & anxiety disorders, etc.) and/or in acute care. These positions fall under our collective agreement either with ONA (RNs) or UFCW (RPNs).

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide nursing care to patients with addictions and/or a variety of mental health diagnoses
  • Contribute to fluctuating patient care needs according to CNO standards, RNAO Best Practice Guidelines, specific program philosophy and diversified patient populations
  • Receive patient assignments and follow care plans accordingly
  • Administer psychiatric and non-psychiatric medications and treatments
  • Ensure necessary clinical assessments are initiated following admission and as needed
  • Work collaboratively other interdisciplinary team members
  • Act as a preceptor, mentor, coach, or resource nurse as appropriate
  • Participate in clinical discussions, team meetings, and patient/family conferences

What we're looking for:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse with the CNO, in good standing
  • CPMHN (C) would be an asset
  • Experience working with patients who have a broad range of addiction and psychiatric diagnoses preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and caring, respectful communication style with patients, families and staff
  • Ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, documentation standards, and community mental health resources
  • BCLS Level C for Healthcare Providers or equivalent
  • Sound clinical judgment based on current best practices and patient centered care
  • Applied understanding of the Stages of Change Model, Mental Status Exam, and Crisis management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with Word, Outlook
  • Flexibility with respect to work schedule
  • Knowledge of CBT/DBT and experience with group facilitation would be an asset
  • Previous training in mental health nursing, boundaries and suicide awareness and medication administration are all assets
  • Experience with any eMR

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us

Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!

As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.


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