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Registered Nurse - Temp Full-Time - Emergency Mental Health Services in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Halton Healthcare Posting #: 2018-826133


 Position: Registered Nurse

 Department: Emergency Mental Health Services 

 Status:  Temporary Full-Time (approx. 1 year)

 Hours:  Monday - Sunday, Days & Evenings,12 hours (hours subject to change based on operational needs)

 Site: Oakville

Position Overview:

The Crisis Nurse provides assessment, triage, treatment/discharge planning, crisis intervention and immediate trauma support to patients in psychiatric or psychosocial crisis in the Emergency Department and the Urgent Care Clinic as part of the Mental Health Program. They will work alongside with ED Physician as well as in consultation with a Psychiatrist.

This is what you will need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Membership in good standing with the College of Nurses.
  • Five years of experience working in acute Mental Health.
  • Minimum 3 years Crisis ED experience
  • Advanced crisis assessment, high-risk screening, knowledge of community resources and the Mental Health Act.
  • Crisis Intervention Experience/CPI certification
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Addictions
  • Ability to rapidly change workload priorities
  • Demonstrates excellence in communication both written and verbal.
  • Analysis/Problem assessment
  • Innovative and willing to learn
  • Commitment to positive patient experience.

Date Posted: July 3, 2018

Internal Applicant Due By: July 10, 2018

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke-free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns