Niagara Region Ontario Canada
1 month ago
The Community Mental Health (MH) Nurse provides services in health promotion, health protection and disease treatment related to mental health support and liaison for individuals and their caregivers with mental health disorders, guided by Ontario Mental Health Act and the College of Nurses of Ontario standards.
The Community MH Nurse combines knowledge from mental health, social and nursing sciences in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of mental health programs and services. Services are provided through clinical settings, and/or home/community visits, agency liaison and collaboration. The Community MH Nurse works according to program specific plans, policies and procedures of Niagara Region Public Health.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BScN) is required
Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
An additional post-graduate certificate in... Psychiatric Nursing is preferred
Current certificate in CPR
Minimum 2-3 years of experience in psychiatric nursing in a psychiatric setting
Community psychiatric or community health experience preferred
Knowledge of infection prevention and control interventions
Requires an ability to communicate effectively with the public and other professionals
Computer literacy is required
French language skills an asset
Must provide own transportation and be able to travel throughout the Niagara Region to other offices, work locations, or sites as authorized by the Corporation for business reasons. Employees who use their personal vehicles for approved Region business shall ensure they are adequately insured with their personal insurance carrier. It is the employee's responsibility to possess and maintain a valid driver's license of the appropriate class to carry out their job in accordance with Corporate Policy.
Support clients in their travel to locations in the community when it is relevant to the client’s recovery plan as per program policy (which allows the option of staff transporting clients in their personal vehicle)
In accordance with Corporate Criminal Records Check policy, the position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records check, including vulnerable sector screening, and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate prior to commencing employment
Be available to work flexible hours including weekend and/or evening hours as required
Vaccinations as recommended in Public Health policy
Must complete the anaphylaxis response training annually
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Niagara Region Public Health is designated a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO). This illustrates our commitment of continuing to use up-to-date evidence to enhance the quality of our programs and services.
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Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.
We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you require an accommodation for the application process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the alternate formats for contacting us are as follows:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 905-980-6000 ext. 3252 or 1-800-263-7215
Bell Relay: 1-800-855-0511
In-person: Sir Isaac Brock Way, Thorold, ON L2V 4T7 – Human Resources Department
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