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Posting # 44579 - [ ONA ]
Registered Nurse, Mental Health - 1 position
Dual Diagnosis G5
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Full Time


Using the principles of client centered care within the context of an interdisciplinary team approach, the successful candidate will provide nursing care to clients with dual diagnosis.



Essential Qualifications

  • Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Well developed assessment, consultative practice and evaluation skills
  • Strong working knowledge of nursing principles, theory and legislation as well as the nursing care needs of individuals with a dual diagnosis
  • Strong working knowledge of mental health legislation
  • Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to work as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and document the nursing process
  • Demonstrated leadership in the initiation, coordination of, and participation in team/family conferences and clinical activities
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively responding to psychiatric and physical emergencies and/or crisis situations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the development of teaching materials and the teaching of clients, family, and caregivers
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Experience working in mental health
  • Experience working with individuals with a developmental disability or dual diagnosis
  • Experience with the behavioural psycho social model
  • BScN
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: February 23, 2021
Submission deadline: March 01, 2021

Patricia Melo, Human Resources

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