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Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
1001 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Phone: 416-535-8501
Web: www.camh.ca

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Registered Nurse

Job ID: 55723
Job Views: 1,712
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Clinician, Entry Level, Nurse, Registered Nurse
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10-04-2017

Job Description


Registered Nurse

Shared Care 2

Complex Care & Recovery Program (CCRP)


Position Description:

The Complex Care & Recovery Program (CCRP) is currently seeking a full time, permanent Registered Nurse to work in the Shared Care 2 Clinic. As a member of the Share Care 2 Clinic you will provide client-centered psychiatric-mental health and general nursing care to clients transitioning from CCRP case management teams to community care providers. You will work in partnership with clients, their formal and informal supports, CCRP outpatient teams, community care providers and psychiatrists, to support the successful transition of referred clients to appropriate care providers. You will provide case management services to clients, plan and coordinate services with the outpatient care teams and provide support to community service providers as clients’ transition to their care. You will be expected to perform ongoing assessments, develop, implement and evaluate inter-professional service plans for clients who have schizophrenia and concurrent disorders. You will be able to work with clients from diverse populations; participate in clinical supervision; contribute to program development; provide education support and supervision to students, and participate in the research activities of the program. You will practice in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards, CAMH Policies and Practice Model, and the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice.   Your skills include the ability to make behavioural observations, complete mental status and physical exam assessments, the ability to monitor clients’ response to pharmaceutical and care interventions. You will have sound knowledge of community resources, crisis intervention, recovery, trauma-informed care, addiction issues and severe and persistent mental illness. You will support and contribute to a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable legislative and regulatory requirements. This position is located at the Queen St. Site.


The successful candidate must be a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and possess a current B.C.L.S. (CPR). You will have a minimum of two years’ psychiatric nursing experience with individuals with mental illness and/or addictions. Preference will be given to candidates who possess, or are currently pursuing a B.Sc.N. CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing is an asset. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable you to develop the Nurse- Client relationship and work within a collaborative and diverse inter-professional team. Effective leadership, decision-making, organizational, and problem solving skills are required. Preference will be given to those with community nursing experience, and a solid understanding of recovery principles and their application to client service. Knowledge of emergency psychiatry and crisis intervention principles and theory are required. The ability to work with clients of diverse cultural and social backgrounds is necessary. Computer literacy is required. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.

Please Note:                       This full-time, permanent position is part of the ONA Bargaining Unit.

Salary Range:                     $32.21 to $46.11 per hour


 CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

 As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

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