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Position name:

Registered Nurse, Psychiatry

Union/Non-Uniont:

ONA

Status:

Part-Time

Supervisor:

Manager, Inpatient Psychiatry and Community Psychiatric Services
 

Posted Date:

Sep 7 2018 12:00AM

Deadline:

Oct 31 2018 12:00AM
 

Overview:

AMGH is looking for a Part-time Registered Nurse to join our Inpatient Mental Health Unit that is dedicated to our patients and eager to join our dynamic team!  Position will be open until filled.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current Registration and Certificate of Competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current Basic CPR Certification
  • Formal education in Psychiatric nursing at a College level preferred
  • Mental Health First Aide willing to obtain within 6 months
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention willing to obtain within 6 months
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach willing to obtain within 6 months
 

Required Skills:

  • Current knowledge and experience in Psychiatric Nursing is essential.
  • Experience performing Mini Mental Status Evaluation, Hamilton Rating Scale and GAF scales.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-directed, motivated team player with a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development in Psychiatry.
  • Code White training.
  • Mental Health assessment skills, familiarity with the MH-RAI.
  • Computer literate, Medi-tech trained
 

Abilities:

  • Ability to organize daily activities; to remain flexible; and adapt to crisis situations and rapid change
  • Ability to manage a variety of patient conditions
  • Sound problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making skills
  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team to plan and provide optimal patient care
  • Good attendance and work record is essential
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
 
As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written and/or practical test

Personal information is collected under FIPPA and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment and if hired, the information collected may be incorporated into your personnel file and used and disclosed for the purpose of administering your employment.

AMGH is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

NOTE: Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified.


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