• Mental Health & Addictions Nurse (MHAN), RN

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2019 3:25 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Mississauga
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    We are currently recruiting a Mental Health & Addictions Nurse (MHAN), RN


    Competition #:   FY1920-077

    Date Posted:       October 30, 2019

    Date Closed:       Until Filled

    Start Date:         As soon as possible

    Reports to:         Manager, Regional Programs – Mental Health & Addictions  

    Category:           Permanent Full-time (1.0 FTE)  

    Team:                 MHAN

    Current primary assigned location:  Mississauga Office, 2655 North Sheridan Way




    Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health & Addictions, the Mental Health & Addiction Nurse (MHAN) is responsible for providing client-centered recovery focused nursing assessment, planning and  intervention to identified  students (along with their carers)  within the  Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School Board. This Registered Nurse role is required to work along side School Board staff to ensure the best outcome for their students who present with complex needs .

    The  MHAN is also responsible for (but not limited to)  providing essential mental health and addictions related advice and  support to educators within schools; assisting school teams in recognizing and resonponding to students with complex mental health and addicitons issues;  system navigation including developing collaborative relationships with childrens mental health agencies, psychiatry, acute care and primary care; ensure positive public relaitons and effective coordination of services thorugh ongoing liason and participation on internal and external committtees.



    • Registered Nurse (BScN or Masters) with advanced assessment and critical thinking skills
    • Certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Mental Health Nursing (CNA)  - preferred
    • Minimum of three (3)  years direct clinical experience as a Registered Nurse working within a mental health and addicitions setting.
    • 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 which includes evidence-based interventions such as:
    •        CBT skills
             DBT skills
             Group skills
             Solution-focused therapy 
             Family therapies
    • Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices
    • Ability to manage mental health crisis through relevant training (ie: CPI, NVCI) and experience
    • Ability to work independently
    • Computer literacy and keyboarding skills required
    • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle
    • Insurance that includes driving for business purposes and minimum liability of $1,000,000.
    • Ability to communicate in French or other languages an asset


    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1920-077 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca  Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.


    To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.




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