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Job Number:  46890
Psychiatric Nurse
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 6 September 2018
(45 days ago)
Services and Housing
Region: Southern Ontario Type: Full time
Location: Mississauga Salary: 61,539.87-$72,847.12

Psychiatric Nurse

Bargaining Unit

Full Time, Permanent

North Peel Assertive Community Treatment Team (NP-ACTT)



  • Participates and conducts psychiatric mental assessment, comprehensive assessments of psychiatric history and diagnosis; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; family structure and relationships. 
  • Provides management and administration of medication in the community.
  • Work in collaboration with the program psychiatrist and client to implement the best treatment plan.
  • Monitor client’s symptoms and initiate interventions to facilitate stabilization when required.
  • Develop individual plans to support complex physical and mental health needs through the integration of psychopharmacology knowledge.
  • Establish and implement recovery and crisis plans with each client.
  • Provide ongoing support to enable clients to achieve their goals.
  • Identifies and consults with community agencies and resources and incorporates them into treatment planning.
  • Consults with families to maintain coordination in the treatment process.
  • Administers standardized assessment/screening tools where warranted (i.e., OCAN, GAINS).
  • Documents client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods and procedures.
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings and treatment /service planning review meetings.
  • Sharing shift rotation and on call duties with other ACT staff.
  • Responsible for client/resident safety.



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSCN).
  • A minimum of three (3) years related work experience in mental health. 
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario in good standing.
  • Excellent assessment, crisis intervention and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of housing, social, financial, vocational, and other community resources.
  • Ability to advocate strongly on behalf of clients and comfortable with the self-help role.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills; (ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team member).
  • Commitment to personal education and development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in psychosocial assessments, mental illness, counselling, and crisis management.
  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Possesses the personal qualities and attitudes that respect and maintain the dignity and individuality of the residents and their families.
  • Understands and is able to integrate a philosophy of client-centred care into daily responsibilities
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to quality care and service delivery based on SHIP’s Mission and Values
  • Demonstrates cultural competence and the ability to support a diverse client population are essential.
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and a vehicle with adequate insurance coverage are required.
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


This position is a bargaining unit position working 37.5 hours per week.

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Positions will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to August 21, 2018.

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