• Registered Nurse - Mental Health & Addictions

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2019 12:35 PM)
    Job ID
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    Job Type
    Temporary (Full-Time)
    Job Industry
    Healthcare and Medical Services
    Central West LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    CLASSIFICATION:             Registered Nurse

    CATEGORY:                        Temporary Full-time (please note this is a contract until March 31, 2020)

    UNION:                              CUPE Local 966

    DEPARTMENT:                    Home and Community Care – Mental Health & Addictions

    RESPONSIBLE TO:             Manager, Home and Community Care

    SCHEDULING:                    Days, evenings and weekends





    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. 




    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.



    • 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


    Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.


    A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity, and home to 922,000+ 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. Our focus is on creating a better experience for paitients and those who care for them.


    All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.

    We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation 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.



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