Salary Range:$33.23-46.75 (25 Yr $47.57)
Shift/ Hours Of Work:Days, Evenings , Nights; 12 & 8 hour shifts
Since the inception of this unit in 2001, we have become one of the most reputable child and adolescent mental health inpatient units in the region. Over recent years, this unit has provided quality mental health care to children and adolescents presenting with a variety of mental health diagnoses, medical conditions and/or addiction issues. This unit uses a team approach to care planning and delivery of care. Working in collaboration with our Social Workers, Psychiatrists, and Child & Youth Workers, the Registered Nurse will conduct mental health assessments, therapeutic group programming, psycho-education, risk assessments, and stabilization of patients. The Registered Nurse will promote health and well-being, recognize patient dignity, and regard patients and their families as an essential partner in the delivery of healthcare.
Affiliated with the University of Toronto and as part of our larger Mental Health and Addictions program, we provide trauma informed care and developmentally appropriate services while strengthening our community partnerships to promote recovery. St. Joseph’s is committed to professional development, research, innovation and student learning.
As a member of our mental health team, you are highly-adaptable, highly-flexible and thrive in a structured environment. Your approach to care and teamwork is non-judgemental and inclusive with patients and staff. The Registered Nurse will be committed to continuous professional development of their nursing competencies. Successful candidates will be required to successfully complete their Canadian Nurses Certificate in Psychiatric Nursing within two years.
Our Vision is to be Canada's Best Community Teaching Hospital.
St.Joseph’s Health Centre (SJHC) is a dynamic downtown community teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and located in a picturesque location overlooking Lake Ontario and adjacent to High Park.
As a community teaching hospital, the health care professionals of St. Joseph’s Health Centre are committed to providing the highest quality of patient, family and community focused health care services. We are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We serve a community of 500,000 people and while the majority of our patients come from within our catchment area, St. Joe’s treats people from across the city, province, and country. St. Joe’s Health Centre’s staff includes over 900 nurses, 400 physicians, and 250 volunteers. Each year we have over 200,000 ambulatory patient visits, 85,000 emergency patient visits, 20,000 inpatient admissions, 3,400 births and 24,000 surgical cases.
Working here means more than having a job. At St. Joseph’s Health Centre, we are committed to fostering a health community for all and dedicated to being the best community teaching hospital in Canada. At the forefront of dynamic changes within the healthcare industry, we are a community of staff, volunteers, and physicians working together in a climate of mutual support that enables healing and the fulfillment of human potential.