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The Royal

The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres. Our mandate is simple: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. The Royal combines the delivery of specialized mental health care, advocacy, research and education to transform the lives of people with complex and treatment resistant mental illness.

Position:  Registered Nurse (Youth Program – Inpatient Services)

Region:  Ottawa


Job Number: ROM18-394E

Program: Youth Program – Inpatient Services

Under the general direction of the Director, Patient Care Services, the Registered Nurse in the Youth Program:

  • As a key member of the Youth team, will use best-practice and innovative approaches to provide client-oriented, skilled, evidence-based nursing care to youth with early onset mental illness, within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Independently complete mental status assessments of Youth
  • Provide nursing intervention based on assessment, including crisis intervention and management, administering of medications within current evidence based practice standards, group and individual therapies, and evaluate interventions.
  • Understand and practice patient centered care as it applies in the Youth Program.
  • Recognize patient readiness to learn and provide individualized and group patient and family teaching.
  • Use current physical assessment skills to monitor at-risk clients.
  • Complete and maintain all necessary documentation as per hospital and professional standards.
  • Monitor and evaluate client progress and revise treatment/rehabilitation plans as indicated.
  • Ensure continuity of client care is maintained through exchange of information and communication with the Youth, family members and other services providers involved with the client.
  • Complete all required non-clinical administrative documentation (i.e.:quality improvement, forms, etc.).
  • Maintain work load measurement and data collection as required and input into the workload measurement system on a regular basis.
  • Keep up-to-date regarding professional standards by reviewing current literature, attending workshops/seminars, networking with colleagues, and participate in the teaching and supervision of students.
  • Provide education and health promotion
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the broader health care setting by using appropriate health care and community resources.
  • Respond to and manage rapidly changing situations with patients.
  • Demonstrate use of theory and research to guide nursing practice.
  • Participate as required in program evaluation and research.
  • Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of the Royal.
  • Ensure a work environment that is conducive to the Royal’s Harassment-Free Workplace Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • BScN preferred.
  • CPMHN (c) is an asset.
  • Minimum of three years psychiatric/mental health nursing experience preferred.
  • Evidence of ongoing recent educational activities.
  • Evidence of client directed practice of service delivery.
  • Group leadership skills and experience an asset.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in psychiatric nursing practice as articulated in the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with complex and treatment resistant youth and their families
  • Clear understanding of MHA, and relevant legislation.
  • CPR certification within the last 12 months, WHMIS update in preceding 12 months.
  • Fire Training update in the past 12 months.
  • Completion of Suicide Prevention Training an asset and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate research and innovation into practice.
  • Bilingual (French/English) is mandatory. English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading and writing. French level A- is mandatory in oral expression and oral comprehension.

Salary:  $32.66 to $46.76 / hour

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time (0.60 FTE) Nights/Evenings

Deadline for Application:  Friday, October 19, 2018

How to Apply:  

All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.

Please apply Online. The position will remain open until filled.

The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

All new hires will be required to obtain a Police Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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