Jul 25, 2024
CARING FOR THE BODY, MIND & SPIRIT SINCE 1869

Posting # 51208 - [ ONA ]

Registered Nurse, Mental Health Rehabilitation Nursing G3/H3 - 1 position
Mental Health Rehabilitation Nursing G3/H3
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Full Time

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St. Joseph’s Health Care is willing to consider applicants who are eligible for Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN). This program provides $25,000 in grant funding to eligible RN, RPN & Nurse Practitioners in exchange for a two-year full-time commitment. To learn more about the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN), please visit www.healthforceontario.ca/en/Home/All_Programs/Community_Commitment_Program_for_Nurses

The Treatment and Rehabilitation Program has adopted the psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Model as its overarching philosophical framework. 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. In order to make this vision a reality the program ensures that all of its clinical staff have the necessary skills by providing education and training, and has in place an evaluation framework to measure quality of services delivered including client outcomes.

Using the principles of client centered care within the context of an interdisciplinary team approach, the successful candidate will provide nursing care to clients who experience treatment resistant Schizophrenia and other related disorders.



Essential Qualifications

  • Valid registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Well developed assessment, consultative practice and evaluation skills in the care of clients with severe and persistent
  • mental illness
  • Good working knowledge of nursing principles, theory and legislation and of the nursing care needs of clients with
  • severe and persistent mental illness
  • 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
  • Ability to relate therapeutically with clients
  • Demonstrated leadership in the initiation, coordination of, and participation in team/family conferences and clinical
  • activities
  • 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
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Psychiatric mental health nursing certificate
  • Experience working with clients with mental illness
  • 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 documentation you have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • 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 06, 2024
Submission deadline: February 12, 2024

Andrew Harriman-Duke, Human Resources

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