Registered Nurse

  • The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • Aug 16, 2019
Full time

Job Description


Registered Nurse
Mobile Medical Team

Position Description
CAMH is currently seeking a full-time, permanent Registered Nurse to work with the new and exciting Mobile Medical Team. In this role, you will be responsible to support point-of-care teams with medically compromised clients; support treatment and complex care planning, and provide just-in-time staff education.  You will work within a changing environment with inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective, and ethical nursing care, consistent with the College of Nursing (CNO) standards. You will also support the hospital’s Code Blue response team.

Reporting to the Clinical Director of the Complex Care and Recovery Program, Schizophrenia Services, you will support CAMH’s Clinical Acute Care, Early Child/ Emerging Adults, and CCR Program vision of service excellence for clients with complex medical needs.  Your primary role will be to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centered quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and CAMH vision, values, and policies.

In this role, you will provide education and /or clinical support where required for the patients; liaise with the unit staff regarding patient's condition, change of status; and undertake/ request appropriate investigations as it relates to complex wound care, suture removal, palliative care, pain and symptom management, urinary catheter management, stoma management, diabetes management, phlebotomy, IV therapy, 12 Lead Echocardiogram, and Code Blue Response, and other duties as assigned. Further, where appropriate, you will support the inter- and intra-hospital admission, discharge, and/or transfer process of patients to ensure a warm handover, and provide follow-up support to hospitalists and staff for patients being transferred inter- and intra-hospital units. You will also share your expertise through education for all members of the inter-professional team and offer educational placement opportunities to students to facilitate their learning and development. 

You will support and contribute to a healthy workplace environment that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. You will be located at Queen Street site, but may be required to travel to other sites as needed. This job requires coverage for 10:00 – 18:00 including weekends, and stat holiday shifts. However, as the program develops and progresses, these hours may change.

The successful candidate must be a registered member in good standing or be eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and possess a current B.C.L.S. (CPR). Preference will be given to candidates who possess, or are currently pursuing a B.Sc.N. Primary Care, Community, Medical/ Surgical or Medical Emergency nursing experience is required. Mental health experience preferred. Computer literacy is also required. Relevant knowledge, skills and competence including IV therapy, catheterization, ECG assessment and wound care is also required. Strong analytical, organizational, conceptual and decision-making skills are required, as well as demonstrated flexibility and the ability to adapt and manage changing priorities. You will possess effective decision- making, problem solving, proven organizational skills, and the ability to facilitate work within a collaborative, inter-professional environment. Demonstrated superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills is required.  You will have proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills. You will have excellent care coordination skills with services in the hospital and community as well as skills in triaging patients in person and by telephone. You will have demonstrated patient/family teaching experience as well as experience working with diverse clients and stakeholders.

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

Salary Range:   $33.23 –$ 47.57 per hour

If you are interested in this position, please click the link to apply.

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.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.

Job Category

Clinician, Nurse, Registered Nurse