Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

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Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you. Job Title CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, GERIATRICS Division Non-Union Employment Type Temporary Full-time Number of Vacancies 1 Contract End Date 3/31/2020 Hours of Work Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) Days/Nights/Evenings/Weekends Location Main Site - 700 Gordon Street - Whitby, ON L1N 5S9 CA (Primary) Position Summary Ontario Shores, Geriatric Program  is currently seeking a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Take advantage of this exciting opportunity for a Masters prepared CNS to work in a busy tertiary care environment that supports the geriatric population. The knowledge and expertise of the Clinical Nurse Specialist at Ontario Shores will be demonstrated in the roles of clinical expert, consultant, leader and researcher.  In collaboration with the program leadership team, inter-professional team, the patient and family, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides clinical practice support to improve patient and clinical outcomes.  The CNS demonstrates strong leadership abilities; acts a role model, clinical mentor, patient advocate, facilitator of knowledge translation and a change agent. The CNS will be a member of the Geriatric Program leadership team and will be responsible for initiating and managing projects related to quality patient care. The Geriatric Program provides specialized geriatric services including assessment, diagnosis and treatment in an environment that is least disruptive to patients to help them achieve their optimal recovery. The program provides interprofessional inpatient and outpatient services from multiple locations within several communities  throughout the Central LHIN and Central East LHIN.   Qualifications Required and Preferred • Masters Degree in Nursing required • Minimum of five (5) years recent clinical experience in Mental Health preferred • Currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and a member in good standing required • Current CPR – Health Care Provider required • Demonstrated knowledge of College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Practice and commitment to maintaining reflective practice standards as described by the CNO required - Project management expertise required - Change management expertise required • Demonstrated understanding of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation • Implements and models the Recovery philosophy in all aspects of care as a Recovery champion • Meditech experience preferred • Superior interpersonal, coaching and leadership skills to facilitate identification and development of staff learning needs • Member of a Professional Association (RNAO) is preferred • Canadian Nurses Association Certification in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing (CNA / CPMHN (C)) is preferred • 3 to 5 years recent related clinical experience (advanced practice experience) is considered an asset. • Demonstrated good attendance   Closing Date 4/5/2019   Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Mar 08, 2019
Part time
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you. Job Title NURSE PRACTITIONER, GERIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH Division Non-Union Classification Employment Type Part-time Number of Vacancies 1 Internal Contract End Date Hours of Work Part-Time (Up to 22.5 Hours per week) Days Only Location Main Site - 700 Gordon Street - Whitby, ON L1N 5S9 CA (Primary) Position Summary The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a nurse who has an advanced level of clinical nursing practice that maximizes the use of graduate educational preparation, in-depth nursing knowledge and expertise in meeting the health needs of individuals, families, groups, committees and populations.  The Nurse Practitioner brings to patients a holistic approach to care, mental, physical and social.  Practices independently within legislated scope of practice. This position will focus on support to geriatric patients with mental health needs residing in the community within the geographic catchment of Durham Region. The Nurse Practitioner will report to the Clinical Manager, Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry. • Performs initial psychiatric assessment upon admission • May initiate psychotropic medication within legislated scope of practice • May prescribe, initiate, monitor and adjust psychotropic medication • Monitors ongoing conditions for patients with stabile and chronic illnesses • Provides family support, education and counseling on diagnosis, treatment options, evaluation outcomes and follow-up plans with a focus on health promotion, illness prevention and timely re-integration into the community • Works with community partners in planning, treatment, discharge planning and community reintegration • Monitors medical complications due to psychopharmacological drug use • Utilizes monitoring tools and scales for EPS • Supports the development of behavioural management interventions in collaboration with the psychiatrist/physician and the health care team • In collaboration with the Community Psychogeriatric Nurse Clinician, assists in development of the initial care plan, based on assessment of patient needs • Provides consultation to community agencies and other health care providers about difficult issues, ethical practice and managing complex care needs • Integrates evidence-based research findings into clinical practice • Participates in development of best practice guidelines Qualifications Required and Preferred • BScN  • Registered Nurse Extended Class – RN (EC) • NP-PHC or NP-Adult is required with extensive mental health experience • Knowledge and experience working with the geriatric population • Certification in Mental Health Nursing preferred • Certification in Geriatric Nursing preferred • Current CPR – Health Care Provider • Minimum 2 years Geriatric Mental Health or related experience • Minimum 2 years in a Nurse Practitioner role preferred • Knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing theory and practice, infection risk management, health promotion and health education/teaching activities • Knowledge in psychopharmacology for psychiatrist, primary care for psychiatrist and family physician Closing Date 3/22/2019 Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you. Job Title REGISTERED NURSE 2, GERIATRIC DEMENTIA UNIT Division This position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit Classification $33.49 - $45.27 ( Registered Nurse 2 ) Employment Type Full-time Number of Vacancies 1 Hours of Work Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) Days/Nights/Evenings/Weekends Location Main Site - 700 Gordon Street - Whitby, ON L1N 5S9 CA (Primary) Position Summary Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN). As an RN, you will provide specialized care to patients with complex mental illnesses using a recovery focused model of care built upon compassion, inspiration and hope.  To engage in a leadership role and to be an active and equal member of the interprofessional team. To perform Charge nurse responsibilities and may be given the opportunity to apply to the Patient Care Facilitator role The assignment is within our Geriatric Dementia Unit (GDU).  This unit provides specialized services for seniors over 65 years of age and older with a diagnosis of Dementia presenting with disruptive behaviour.  This patient population requires assessment, stabilization and treatment and management of challenging behaviours with the goal of community reintegration.  GDU is moving towards a formalized behavioural management mode utilizing abilities based programming. Please Note: Although the posted vacancy is for the GDU, all Registered Nurses must have the ability to work in any area of the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences as patient needs dictate. Qualifications Required and Preferred • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing. • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required • CPR – Level HCP • Demonstrated knowledge of College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Practice and commitment to maintaining reflective practice standards as described by the CNO. • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Standards for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, as well as relevant policies and legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and demonstrate competence in performance of the nurse facilitator/care coordinator role, case management and clinical assessment and intervention and documentation of care. • Proven excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral/written communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and preceptorship role. • Demonstrated excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities. • Implements and models the Recovery philosophy in all aspects of care as a Recovery Champion • Demonstrated working knowledge/experience with computers • Meditech experience preferred • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position. • Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard. • Must be able to work shifts. • BScN preferred. • It is highly encouraged that staff complete the CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health and/or Gerontological Nursing within five years of hire date • CNA certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing an asset. • Recent psychiatric nursing and/or seniors experience in a mental health facility, long term care facility or service is preferred. • The ability to work with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds and proficiency in a second language is an asset.   Closing Date 3/14/2019 Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Feb 20, 2019
Part time
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you. Job Title REGISTERED NURSE 2, YOUNG ADULTS Division This position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit Classification $33.49 - $45.27 ( Registered Nurse 2 ) Employment Type Part-time Number of Vacancies 1  Hours of Work Part-time (Up to 22.5 Hours per week) Days/Nights/Evenings/Weekends Location Main Site - 700 Gordon Street - Whitby, ON L1N 5S9 CA (Primary) Position Summary Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is seeking a part-time Registered Nurse (RN). As an RN, you will provide specialized care to patients with complex mental illnesses using a recovery focused model of care built upon compassion, inspiration and hope.  To engage in a leadership role and to be an active and equal member of the interprofessional team. To perform Charge nurse responsibilities and may be given the opportunity to apply to the Patient Care Facilitator role The Young Adult Transitional Services unit offers integrated inpatient programming (co-occurring treatment for alcohol/substance and mental illness) for young adults aged 18-35 years with severe and persistent mental illness, experiencing significant emotional, behavioural and functional impairment with unsuccessful or un-established transition into the adult mental health system. An interprofessional team of mental health professionals who are trained in mental health and addictions, focusing on screening, assessment, motivational interviewing and stage wise treatment, work with patients and families to establish a 6-8 week care plan with the goal of transitioning the young adult to the partial day hospital program (on site) and then successful transition to appropriate community based services Please Note:  Although the posted vacancy is to work in the Young Adult Transitional Service, all Registered Nurses must have the ability to work in any area of the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences as patients’ needs dictate. Qualifications Required and Preferred • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing. • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) • CPR – Health Care Provider • Demonstrated knowledge of College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Practice and commitment to maintaining reflective practice standards as described by the CNO. • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Standards for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, as well as relevant policies and legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and demonstrate competence in performance of the nurse facilitator/care coordinator role, case management and clinical assessment and intervention and documentation of care. • Knowledge and experience of the challenges involved in community integration of psychiatric inpatients. • Proven excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral/written communication skills. • Implements and models the Recovery philosophy in all aspects of care as a Recovery champion • Demonstrated working knowledge/experience with computers • Meditech experience preferred • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and preceptorship role. • Demonstrated excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities. • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position. • Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard. • Must be able to work shifts • BScN preferred. • CNA certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing is preferred. • Recent psychiatric nursing experience an asset. • The ability to work with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds and proficiency in a second language is an asset. • It is highly encouraged that staff complete the CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health and/or Gerontological Nursing within five years of hire date • Research experience an asset   Closing Date 3/5/2019 Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you. Job Title REGISTERED NURSE 2, ADOLESCENTS Division This position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit Classification $33.49 - $45.27 ( Registered Nurse 2 ) Employment Type Full-time Number of Vacancies 2 Hours of Work Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) Days/Nights/Evenings/Weekends Location Main Site - 700 Gordon Street - Whitby, ON L1N 5S9 CA (Primary) Position Summary Ontario Shores is seeking a Registered Nurse. As an RN, you will provide specialized care to patients with complex mental illnesses using a recovery focused model of care built upon compassion, inspiration and hope.  To engage in a leadership role and  to be an active and equal member of the inter-professional team.  To perform Charge nurse responsibilities and may be given the opportunity to apply to the Patient Care Facilitator role. Please Note:  Although the posted vacancy is to work within Adolescent Services, all Registered Nurses must have the ability to work in any area of Ontario Shores as patients needs dictate. Qualifications Required and Preferred • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing. • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support • Current CPR – HCP (Health Care Provider) • Demonstrated knowledge of College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Practice and commitment to maintaining reflective practice standards as described by the CNO. • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Standards for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, as well as relevant policies and legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). • Knowledge of psychopharmacological interventions and psychiatric disorders within an adolescent population • Experience in the treatment of concurrent disorders, including substance abuse counseling and harm reduction techniques • Experience with adolescent assessment and treatment modalities • Experience in crisis and suicide intervention • Excellent interpersonal communication and documentation skills • Evidence of strong professional boundaries • Demonstrated working knowledge/experience with computers • Meditech experience preferred • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within an inter-professional team environment • Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize • Knowledge, experience, and skills in participating in community integration activities with adolescents with psychiatric illness. • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in such roles as charge nurse, group co-facilitation, case management  and preceptorship . • Demonstrated excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities. • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position. • Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard. • Must be able work shifts. • BScN preferred • It is highly encouraged that staff complete the CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health and/or Gerontological Nursing within five years of hire date • CNA certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing is considered an asset • Recent psychiatric nursing and/or adolescent experience, an asset. • The ability to work with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds and proficiency in a second language is an asset Closing Date 3/5/2019 Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer