Saturday , February 4 2023

Ontario Government Paralegal Jobs – MENTAL HEALTH NURSE

Website Ministry of the Solicitor General

Job Description:

We are seeking caring and compassionate Mental Health Nurses to join our health care team at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre. As a Mental Health Nurse, you will use your specialized knowledge and skills to provide patient-centered mental health care to offenders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Share your knowledge and expertise with other staff members
  • Liaise with community care providers to obtain mental health histories and facilitate transitional care at discharge
  • Monitor adherence and response to treatment plans and health care interventions
  • Contribute to mental health program development within the institution
  • Utilize your sound knowledge of crisis prevention and intervention
  • Lead case management by initiating patient-specific plans of care
  • Coordinate care with other members of the health care team, such as primary care, psychiatry, social work and psychology
  • Conduct mental health assessments for the purposes of triage and on-going care
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other staff members and external stakeholders
  • Practice in accordance with the security requirements of the institution
  • Plan and implement treatment plans
  • Practice in accordance with College of Nurses of Ontario Practice Standards and Ministry expectations

Job Requirements:

  • You must be registered as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario and be in good standing
  • You are an effective patient advocate and can advocate for and encourage patient participation in their plan of care
  • You can address emergency situations and implement appropriate therapeutic interventions
  • You can present information in a clear and concise manner as well as adapt your communication skills to provide information and health teaching to a diverse population
  • You have oral and written communication skills to clearly communicate care and progress through documentation, including progress notes, written care plans, clinical and administrative summaries
  • You are able to evaluate patient responses to planned interventions and to modify interventions in collaboration with the inter-professional team to achieve established inmate goals
  • You are able to support patients in working towards achieving identified goals
  • You can work collaboratively with others, such as the inter-professional team, correctional staff and community agencies
  • You have knowledge of mental health evidence based practices and current treatment options as well as experience completing comprehensive mental health assessments

Qualification & Experience:

  • Canadian Nurses Association – Current Psychiatric and Mental Health Certification
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health – Concurrent Disorders Certification
  • You have in-depth knowledge of mental illness, mental health nursing theory, community mental health resources, evidence-based practices and current treatment options acquired through enrolment in/completion of a post-diploma/post-degree certificate program in mental health, and supplemented by continuing education in mental health/psychiatry
  • Accredited Colleges in Canada – Mental Health Certification

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of the Solicitor General

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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