Registered Nurse

Michael Garron Hospital - Toronto, ON (8 months ago)

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Overview

Responsible for the provision of comprehensive psychiatric nursing care, including assessment of patients and families, group therapies, discharge planning and coordination.

Education

  • Registered Nurse with current certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • BScN preferred
  • CPMHN(C) is an asset
Qualifications

  • 6 months Mental Health Nursing experience: either Inpatient, Outpatient, Community-Based, or a
combination required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in both psychiatric and medical nursing diagnosis, assessment,
intervention, and evaluation processes.
  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act/Mental Health Reform.
  • Ability to articulate clearly the philosophy of client centered care, recovery, trauma-informed and strength-based and harm reduction strategies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of counselinga nd therapeutic techniques.
  • Excellent understanding of psychotropic medication.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the Assessment of Mental Status, including Suicide Risk Assessments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Must be willing to work in all areas of the Health Service (skills & abilities considered).
  • Commitment to on-go ing professional development and/or education.
  • A demonstrated willingness to be flexible and work all shifts as required.
  • Computer competency required.
  • Maintains competence relative to current practice.
  • Good work and attendance record require d.
  • All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
  • All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
  • All employees are accountable for protecting the psychol ogical health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.