Registered Nurse, Mental Health and Addictions (122-19)
Full-Time • Timmins Region
JOB POSTING #122-19
POSTING DATE: August 12, 2019
JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse, Mental Health and Addictions – Full-Time
INITIAL ASSIGNMENT: Mental Health and Addictions (TI RN MHA-002)
BARGAINING AGENT: ONA
LANGUAGE(S): English and French
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 19, 2019
The Registered Nurse, Mental Health and Addictions, will be assigned to a district school board to advise educators, develop individual care plans in collaboration with other professionals and assist school boards in developing strategies to address mental health and addiction needs.
NATURE & SCOPE:
- Assisting school boards in recognizing and responding to student mental health and addiction issues;
Providing medical consultation to educators regarding issues such as medication management for individual students;
Providing services and support to students with mild to complex mental health and substance abuse issues;
Developing plans for patients with mental health and addiction needs including the transition of students back to school from hospitalization;
Providing support or intervention for issues such as self-harm or treatment refusal;
Play a key role in helping students and/or parents’ access services such as family health and/or addictions agencies;
Apply knowledge of nursing process, as it relates to scope of practice, to achieve identified client goals.
Direct 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;
Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices;
Assessment and care planning skills;
Ability to work independently;
Effective interpersonal and communications skills;
Registered Nurse and relevant related experience;
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
Advanced written and oral proficiency in English and French is essential;
Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
Valid Emergency First Aid Certification;
Travel will be required.
The NE LHIN is an equal opportunity employer. Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Applications received after the date noted above may be considered unless seniority is the determining factor in selecting the successful candidate.
Please refer to posting number 122-19 when applying.