quarta-feira, 10 de agosto de 2011

Registered Nurse

Position: REGISTERED NURSE - 2 POSITIONS Site: TORONTO WESTERN HOSPITAL Department: IMPACT/CMHReports To: MANAGERScale/Grade: E0-06Wage Schedule: $29.36 - $42.44 per hour (Start rate: determined in accordance with collective agreement requirements)Hours: 22.50 HOURS/WEEK - DAY SHIFTSStatus: PERMANENT PART-TIME
"We are a caring, creative and accountable academic Hospital, transforming Healthcare for Our Patients, Our Community and the World"
University Health Network (UHN) represents the coming together of shared values and diverse expertise in patient care, research and teaching. Each of our facilities (Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital) makes a unique contribution to the whole. Together, we create something far greater than the sum of our parts.
Impact is an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program that provides treatment, rehabilitation and support in the community to adults with severe and persistent mental illness and a primary diagnosis of a psychotic disorder.
Its multidisciplinary team typically includes a Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist, Community Mental Health Workers, Peer Support Worker, Psychiatric Resident, as well as students from different disciplines.
To reduce/minimize the impact of mental illness To reduce the number of visits and length of hospital stay To facilitate the integration of clients into communities of their choice To help clients improve the quality of their lives, in the areas of health, housing, finance, and vocation
As a member of the UHN and the Nursing Multi-disciplinary Team, the REGISTERED NURSE practices in accordance with relevant legislation/standards, meeting the legal and ethical requirements of the profession. The principal responsibilities include: applying knowledge of nursing science, theory, skill and critical decision making in the provision of compassionate, collaborative and competent care in accordance with the UHN Professional Practice Model for Nursing and the mission and vision of nursing at the UHN; ensuring practice is consistent with professional standards and the ethical framework as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the UHN policy and procedure; demonstrating commitment to professional life long learning by participating in continuing education activities to meet the needs of the patient population served and the standards of the profession; performing reflective practice, analyzing and evaluating nursing knowledge and modifying practice accordingly to improve the quality of nursing and patient care; performing cross-functional and other responsibilities, as assigned and/or requested.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) preferredCurrent Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of OntarioCurrent B.C.L.S certificationThree (3) to four (4) years practical and related experience working with the seriously mentally ill population Three (3) years of experience working in the communityExperience in applying the Principles of Psycho-Social RehabilitationExperience with mental health case managementProven ability to work effectively with the population (SMI) served by the teamProven mental health status assessment and treatment skillsProven crisis intervention skillsKnowledge of mental health policies and legislationStrong interpersonal and communication skillsExcellent organizational and time management skillsExceptional decision making and problem solving skillsComputer literacyMembership in the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario preferredCanadian Nurses Association Certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing preferredSecond language (particularly Portuguese and/or Cantonese) an asset
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however for non UHN employees, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
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