CHILD AND ADOLESCENT INPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS
REGULAR PART TIME
DAYS/EVENINGS/NIGHTS/WEEKEND Schedule;4/8 &12 Hour shifts; (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Oshawa
SALARY: $33.56 – $48.05 per hour
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working within a multidisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse will conduct patient physical health and mental health assessment, contribute to the development of treatment plans and deliver interventions within the Child and Adolescent Inpatient unit. Interventions include group work and individual and family involvement. The Registered Nurse will document all aspects of patient care and actively participate in patient care meetings. The Registered Nurse is responsible for maintaining all relevant statistics.
*Registration (in good standing) with the College of Registered Nurses of Ontario;
*Demonstrated commitment to maintain Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the CNO;
*Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health or Mental Health is an asset;
*Canadian Mental Health Nursing Psychiatric Nursing Certificate is preferred;
*Demonstrated skills and abilities in completing phsychical health assessments as well as mental health assessments on children and youth who have serious and persistent mental illnesses;
*Demonstrated ability to provide therapeutic and psycho-educational interventions on a group and individual basis;
*Demonstrated understanding of mental illness in children and adolescents and proven ability to create and implement care plans for children and youth with mental illness;
*Demonstrated ability to assume a charge role;
*Clear understanding of current best practice and evidence based interventions for children and youth with mental illness;
*Demonstrated knowledge in the area of psychopharmacological interventions for children and youth with mental illness, and proven ability to identify and effectively intervene with related side effects;
*Effective crisis intervention skills;
*Effective verbal and written communication skills;
*Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills;
*Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team;
*Ability to demonstrate nursing leadership, exercise initiative and observe strict confidentiality;
*Must have satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health’s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety;
*Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and the Ontario Nurses Association (RN Bargaining Unit Local 051).
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) . Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.
To apply for this job please visit careers.lakeridgehealth.on.ca.