Registered Practical Nurse, North Wellington Transitional Care
City : Guelph
Category : Full-time Hourly
Industry : Nursing
Employer : Homewood Health Inc.
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.
As a Registered Nurse, you will 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!
The Registered Nurse on the Transitional Care team has the clinical skill and expertise to assess, plan, develop and co-ordinate care to individuals within the North Wellington area. This RN will provide treatment, using rehabilitation strategies, and support services to clients, within an interdisciplinary team model.
Internal applications for this position within the ONA bargaining unit must be received within 7 days of being posted to have seniority considered in the selection process.
What you’ll be doing:
The Registered Nurse possesses education and critical knowledge; demonstrates critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills; integrates research into practice; and adapts nursing care to patient needs - all framed by the ethics of rights, care, and responsibility. The Registered Nurse, as an essential interdisciplinary team member, practices from a theory base to provide the full range of nursing care services. The RN promotes a safe environment and provides care to more complex patient populations whose needs and outcomes are not always predictable. The Registered Nurse at Homewood additionally specializes in mental health nursing and in the provision of competent, holistic care addressing the bio- psycho-social and spiritual needs of patients, families, the community, and coworkers.
What we’re looking for:
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Mental Health Nursing certificate preferred
- BScN and CPMHN(C) preferred
- 2+ years recent experience in Emergency Mental Health/Acute Assessment preferred
- Strong assessment skills
- Working knowledge of Mental Health Act and community mental health resources
- Proven excellence in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and organizational skills
- Proven ability and skill in working independently and as a part of an innovative interdisciplinary team
- CPR/Basic rescuer
- Ability to prioritize and function effectively in a demanding and challenging environment
- Highly skilled in assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders, including PTSD, suicide prevention, and the management of aggressive behaviour
- Current knowledge and experience specific to emergency mental health and crisis intervention and concurrent disorders
- Knowledge and experience using CBT, DBT, and motivational interviewing techniques
- Proven ability to assume leadership
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 for 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.