Nurse Case Manager - Mental Health Outpatient Services GAAMHS - Temporary

  • London Health Sciences Centre
  • Aug 19, 2019

Job Description

MH O/P Services Adult Ambulatory Mental Health Posting #67094

Reporting to the Coordinator, Adult Ambulatory Mental Health, the successful candidate will work as part of an integrated team within the General Adult Ambulatory Mental Health program. Day Treatment Services provide outpatient programs to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness between the ages of 16 and 64, helping them through their recovery process. Treatment is provided through group therapy with supportive community linkages. Our practice is client centered, evidence-based and goal-oriented. Our goal is to maximize the client’s current level of functioning and help with reintegration into the community through support, education and linkage.

Temporary Full Time

Rate of Pay:                         $34.67 per hour to $50.52 per hour

Duration:                               7 months


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers course:
  • Certification in Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing CPMHN(c) preferred
  • Successful completion of a BScN degree
  • Minimum 5 years recent, related experience working with people experiencing mental illness in an outpatient and/or community environment
  • Demonstrated working knowledge & skills in the application of statutory legislation including but not limited to the Mental Health Act, PHIPA, and PIPED
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of services across the mental health care continuum to facilitate discharge planning
  • Demonstrated excellence in assessment, treatment, related experience & knowledge as it relates to mental health care populations
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills preferably in Excel, Infomed (Workload measurement), Power Chart and Cerner
  • Ability to establish therapeutic relationships and demonstrate the knowledge and ability to provide supportive psychotherapy, problem psychotherapy and psychotherapy education to individuals and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community partners and as part of an inter-professional team
  • Knowledge of co-ordination of health care issues and acute and tertiary health care system
  • Ability to demonstrated working knowledge of psychopharmacology as it relates to the geriatric population
  • Demonstrated flexibility and a commitment to working within an academic environment
  • Demonstrated crisis assessment and intervention skills
  • Demonstrated time management, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. (both written & oral)
  • Demonstrated negotiation, consensus building and conflict resolution skills coupled with the ability to interact with others in a respectful manner
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and to function independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to demonstrate continued learning relevant to current role and this position
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis. 
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

Job Category

Nurse Manager


London, Ontario