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Posting # 48246 - [ Non-Union ]
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Treatment & Rehabilitation Program - 1 position
Treatment & Rehabilitation Program
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Temporary Full Time


This is a temporary full time position anticipated to extend until November 25, 2022, subject to availability of work.

The Mental Health Care Program provides care to individuals and their supports experiencing severe and persistent mental health challenges. Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Model is the overarching philosophical framework in which an interdisciplinary team delivers care. This philosophy is built on a set of principles and values that emphasize client and family involvement in decision making, client choice, the provision of a range of services to meet treatment, rehabilitation and support needs, and a commitment from mental health services professionals to achieving the best possible outcomes for clients based on their stated preferences, wishes, desires and life plans.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist is an integral role that brings specialized knowledge, demonstrated clinical excellence and ability to ensure the use of evidence based practices within the mental health clinical settings. The role provides clinical and professional leadership that advances nursing practice in particular and the profession of nursing through expert practitioner role modeling, integration of theory and research into clinical decision making, education and consultation while also while working within an interprofessional model of care.



Essential Qualifications

  • Current Registration with the CNO
  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MScN) or Masters of Nursing (MN)
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Superior interpersonal, coaching and communication skills to effectively work within an interdisciplinary team setting
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills in complex clinical and non clinical situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning, coaching and mentoring principles
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Certification (or willingness to pursue certification) in and/or experience with the use of psychiatric rehabilitation interventions with individuals who are living with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience
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 documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

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

Posting date: May 13, 2022
Submission deadline: May 19, 2022

Christine Davison, Human Resources

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