• Registered Nurse - Mental Health & Addiction

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 11:09 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4021
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Brampton
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Contract
    Job Industry
    Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    2
    Company
    Central West LHIN
  • Job Description

    Please note this is a 18 months contract

     

    PROGRAM OUTLINE:      

     

    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.  As part of the overall commitment through Ontario’s Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, the program will help district school boards build the capacity to recognize and respond to student mental health and addiction issues. 

     

    POSITION OUTLINE:        

     

    The LHIN RN is responsible for: providing essential health related advice and support to educators within schools and develop individual care plans for clients with mental health and addictions needs, in collaboration with mental health workers where indicated. They will also be required to provide input to the mental health and addiction needs of students.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:               

     

    • Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma)
    • Case Management Certificate is an asset
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience relevant experience as a Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma)
    • Knowledge of the mental health and addictions service system for children and youth
    • Direct clinical experience in providing mental health and/or addictions services for children and youth
    • Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices
    • Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills
    • Must be able to practice independently and interdependently
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
    • Effective organizational and planning skills
    • Basic proficiency with computerized information systems
    • French language is an asset
    • Effectively maintain a constant flow of verbal and written communication with others throughout the workplace as well as outside the organization
    • Able to communicate with clients’, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives
    • Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
    • Demonstrates commitment to the LHIN’s mission and values.     

    WHO WE ARE

     

    A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the recently passed Patients First Act, LHINs are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.

     

    Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.

     

    HOW TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY

     

    If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line at http://lhinjobs.ca.

     

    We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

     

    We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.

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