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Job Title:
Registered Nurse- Mental Health

Posted Date:
9/23/2013
Closing Date:
11/23/2013

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Inpatient Mental Health

Status: Casual Part Time
File Number: ONA 130000928
Location: Oshawa
Wage Schedule: $30.170 - $43.610 per hour
Program: Mental Health & Addictions


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To use nursing process in providing patient care in a primary nursing environment. To participate as a member of the Health Care Team and the Nursing Team. As an individual practitioner, to maintain competence and professionalism relevant to current practice. To maintain nursing records.

QUALIFICATIONS:
*Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing);
*Current BCLS;
*demonstrated commitment to maintaining Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the CNO;
*Canadian Mental Health Nursing Psychiatric Nursing Certificate is preferred;
*proven to have experience in an acute Mental Health setting;
*demonstrated excellent knowledge of, and experience in group theories and dynamics;
*proven experience with working with a multidisciplinary team;
*proven completion of Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviour Program;
*proven ability to recognize and diffuse escalating or violent patients;
*ability to conduct Mental Health Assessment with excellent interviewing and communication skills;
*demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety, and participates in regular in-service education in this area;
*demonstrated knowledge of Community Mental Health Resources;
*BScN Degree is an asset.



CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and Ontario Nurses' Association.


Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.