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Posting # 44313 - [ ONA ]
Registered Nurse, Mental Health - 1 position
London ACT 3
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Full Time

Location: 100 Wellington Road South, London

Using the principles of client-centered care and psychosocial rehabilitation, within the context of an interdisciplinary team approach, the successful candidate will provide intensive comprehensive community support/rehabilitation/treatment to individuals with serious mental illness who require a specialized level of community mental health care.

Essential Qualifications

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • In-depth knowledge of major mental illness from a biopsychosocial perspective
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Knowledge, skills, and recent experience providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with serious mental illness
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in applying the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation and the practices of case management
  • Knowledge of psychotropic medications, symptom management, and community resources
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation
  • Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to work as an effective team member
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience in crisis intervention and the development of teaching materials and the teaching of clients, family, and caregivers
  • Travel within the catchment area is required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Knowledge of London social and health services network
  • Experience in mental health
  • BScN
  • Certified in, or in process of completing courses toward the Canadian Psychiatry and Mental Health Certification
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: January 08, 2021
Submission deadline: January 14, 2021

Jennifer Pasichnyk, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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