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Posting # 45388 - [ ONA ]
Nurse Educator, Mental Health - 1 position
Professional Practice
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Full Time


The Mental Health Program is seeking a Nurse Educator to support safe, recovery and patient focused care within a shared leadership environment. Reporting to the Director of Professional Practice, this role will work in partnership with the Clinical Nurse Specialist roles to support staff development and practice excellence in wholistic mental health practice. The ideal candidate has expert knowledge of recovery and trauma informed care; is skilled in de-escalation and supporting prevention of crisis situations, can facilitate clinical problem solving and role model effective interpersonal relationship skills. The Nurse Educator will provide educational support (including orientation and ongoing education) to staff and students, as well as support program development, research and quality initiatives and change management.



Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or related field
  • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge in mental health
  • Demonstrated understanding of Adult Learning Principles, excellence in assessing learning needs and in the design and delivery of diverse learning strategies addressing multiple learning styles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience providing effective, outcome focused coaching to individuals and groups (e.g. experience as a preceptor)
  • Demonstrates expert critical thinking and problem solving
  • Strong organizational, consultation and negotiation skills
  • Evidence of continuous learning and use of literature in clinical practice
  • Demonstrated computer skills including excel, word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience in supporting colleagues to manage change effectively
  • Excellence in managing multiple projects
  • Proven leadership abilities, initiative and self-directedness
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Canadian Nurses Association Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Certificate
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) Instructor
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: June 10, 2021
Submission deadline: June 16, 2021

Julie Neilans, Human Resources

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