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Registered Practical Nurse, Nursing Resource Team

Homewood Health

This is a Contract position in Sherbrooke, QC posted August 3, 2022.

Job Number: J0721-1213 Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse, Nursing Resource Team Job Type: Perm F/T City, Province, Country: Guelph, Ontario, Canada Job Category: Nursing Open Positions: 3 Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care.

Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Position Summary As a Registered Practical Nurse on our Nursing Resource Team, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers.

If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here Internal applications for positions within a bargaining unit must be received within 7 days of this position being posted to have seniority considered.

What you’ll be doing
• Provide nursing care to patients with addictions and/or a variety of mental health diagnoses
• Contribute to fluctuating patient care needs according to CNO standards, RNAO Best Practice Guidelines, specific program philosophy and diversified patient populations
• Receive patient assignments and follow care plans accordingly
• Administer psychiatric and non-psychiatric medications and treatments
• Ensure necessary clinical assessments are initiated following admission and at various other times, eg.

Mental Status Exam
• Engage with interdisciplinary teams and individual team members as appropriate
• Act as a preceptor, mentor, coach, or resource nurse as appropriate
• Participate in clinical discussions, team meetings, and patient/family conferences
• Accept changing work assignments across Elective Psychiatry Services as required and directed by supervisor and/or delegate What we’re looking for
• Current registration as an RPN with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing
• Up to 6 months of experience in general nursing practice preferred
• Current CPR certification
• Knowledge of the Mental Health Act (MHA), documentation standards (CNO), and privacy legislation (PHIPPA)
• Ability to effectively manage crisis situations and deal with acutely ill patients
• Strong interpersonal skills and respectful communication style with patients, families and staff
• Previous training in mental health nursing, boundaries, suicide awareness, and medication administration is an asset
• Ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team
• Proficient computer skills and comfortable learning new systems
• Flexibility with respect to work schedule
• Knowledge of CBT/DBT and experience with group facilitation is an asset As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders.

Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation.

Our people make a difference As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion.

For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.