Job Posting 88150

Community Mental Health Nurse (RN), Housing and Medical Services
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services
London area
London, ON
closed 5 days ago (Tue, 27 Sep)
part time  •  $30.22 - $34.94 per hour

Community Mental Health Nurse (RN), Housing and Medical Services

Part-Time, Permanent

London, Ontario 

- Application Deadline: September 27, 2022 -


We believe that recovery from mental health and addictions is different for everyone.

As a Registered Nurse you’ll collaborate with clients and provide guidance to the clinical and multidisciplinary teams within our housing departments, to assess and advocate for the supports they need to achieve physical and mental wellness. Our Nursing Team works with community and hospital partners to provide excellent collaborative care, focusing on social determinants of health. This role performs a variety of functions including administration of psychotropic injections, health teaching, medication reconciliation, coordinating appointments, providing diabetes care and lifestyle supports to afford clients the ability to achieve success with their recovery goals.

Consider revitalizing your career and making a difference in your community by joining our team!
 


 Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the last six months. Interested applicants who reside in the City of London and are in need of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible as PVSCs in the City of London are currently taking approximately 3 weeks to be processed and offers of employment cannot be made without receipt of a PVSC.

 WHAT WE'RE OFFERING:

  • What you'll be making - $30.22 - $34.94 per hour, rate based on proof of comparable, previous experience; mileage between sites reimbursed per kilometre
     
  • When you'll work - 35 hours over two-week period; currently scheduled as day shifts on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Staff also have the ability to pick up additional casual relief shifts.
     
  • Your pension plan – Eligible for immediate enrollment in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
     
  • PSLRTA Notice - This posting characterizes this position as non-union.  However, please be aware that the organization has filed an Application under the Public Service Labour Relations Transition Act to determine whether (a) OPSEU will have bargaining rights for all its employees; or (b) OPSEU will lose its bargaining rights, with the result that all employees will become non-union.


HOW YOU WILL BE MAKING A DIFFERENCE:

  • Conduct physical and psychiatric assessments and make appropriate referrals to community physicians and resources
  • Assess medication effectiveness, complications and side effects
  • Coordinate and administer depot injections to clients in the community
  • Assist clients in making informed choices about health measures such as medications, immunization, palliative care, birth control, disease management, etc.
  • Contribute to the development and facilitation of health promotion groups
  • Assure quality of care by adhering to College of Nurses and organizational standards
  • Maintain continuity among team by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Identify high risk clients and assess the need for crisis intervention, prioritizing the safety of clients and staff
  • Perform work in a calm, competent and efficient manner in emergency situations while acknowledging the client’s need for privacy and dignity
  • Utilize harm reduction principles to identify, reduce and remove risk factors
  • Collaborate with the client and the team to provide a holistic approach and assist in developing goals and the plan of care
  • Interact and provide support in a manner that demonstrates sensitivity to client diversity (e.g. culture, race, age, sexual orientation, gender, beliefs and values)
  • Use therapeutic modalities to support clients to learn new behaviours and develop coping skills.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO APPLY:

Vaccination Requirements

CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services requires that all staff members be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the rare exemption of those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to approved exemptions (medical reasons or religious grounds as recognized in the Ontario Human Rights Code). Proof of full vaccination or approval of exemption will be required; further details will be provided to those candidates moving forward in the recruitment process. 


Police Vulnerable Sector Check Requirements

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the last six months. Interested applicants who reside in the City of London and are in need of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible as PVSCs in the City of London are currently taking approximately 3 weeks to be processed and offers of employment cannot be made without receipt of a PVSC.


We require the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, diploma in Nursing, or equivalent
  • Current Registration from the Ontario College of Nurses as a Registered Nurse in good standing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written
  • Computer literate
  • Valid driver’s licence, access to a vehicle and insurance adequate for transporting clients
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work regularly


We prefer the following qualifications:

  • First Aid & CPR
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Bilingual both official languages, preferred; préférence sera accordée aux candidats qui sont compétents dans les deux langues officielles du Canada


Get your application in by – September 27, 2022:

Our recruitment process allows us to learn about your previous work experience, your qualifications and your commitment to fulfilling our vision. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those individuals being considered for a position will be personally contacted by someone from the interview team. 

We welcome and encourage applications from all members of our community including persons of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and members of visible minorities. If you require accommodations related to a disability at any point during the recruitment process, please contact Human.R  

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