Billingual (English/French) Mental Health & Addictions Nurse

2 months ago
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Toronto Central LHIN

Job Description

Billingual Registered Nurse - Mental Health & Addictions


At the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), we are committed to the relentless pursuit of every option to deliver what is most important to each of our clients, and to supporting them to live the fullest and healthiest lives possible. In the same way, we work tirelessly to unleash the potential of our people.


The Mental Health & Addiction Nurses in District School Boards Program is important to Ontario's plan to improve services and support for children and youth with mental health and addictions needs. The program will help district school boards build the capacity to recognize and respond to student mental health and addiction issues.


How you can make a difference:


As an integral part of this interdisciplinary team, the Billingual Mental Health and Addictions Nurse will brings mental health and addictions expertise to provide essential health related advice and support to educators within the district school boards. The nurse will assist school boards in recognizing and responding to student mental health and addiction issues and work with the boards to develop strategies to address student mental health and addictions needs. The Mental Health and Addictions Nurse will play a key role in providing the support in helping students and/or parents' access services such as family health care, community mental health and/or addictions agencies. 


Your skills and accomplishments are important to us:

  • Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario; Case Management Certificate is an asset
  • Billingual in French and English (verbal and written)
  • A minimum of two (2) years relevant clinical experience in providing mental health and/or addictions services for children and youth
  • Knowledge of the mental health and addictions service system for children and youth
  • Experience working in schools is an asset
  • Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices
  • Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, decision-making skills, and high flexibility is required
  • Ability to work independently, interdependently and co-operatively in a busy multi-disciplinary situation
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated care coordination, assessment, and interviewing skills
  • Knowledge of funding agencies available to support clients
  • A car and valid driver's license is required. The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license upon being hired
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in a Windows environment is required
  • Knowledge of and experience working with culturally diverse groups

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) get people the care they need in their homes and communities across the province. Caring for more than 637,000 people annually, LHINs work with families to help determine the right care and health supports to keep people at home for as long as possible. The Toronto Central LHIN is a scent-free work place.



Toronto Central LHIN is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have any special requirements during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources.


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