NURSE (RN or RPN) EARLY PSYCHOSIS INTERVENTION (EPI) PROGRAM

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INTERNAL/External POSTING:  May 3, 2021 to May 17, 2021

NURSE (RN or RPN)

EARLY PSYCHOSIS INTERVENTION (EPI) PROGRAM

Job Status: 1.0 FTE Permanent

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Base office:  Parry Sound

Purpose of the Position:  This position will support effective and collaborative community-based services delivered as part of our Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) program.  Responsibilities will include conducting nursing psychiatric and physical assessments, implementing nursing interventions, managing and administering medications, and collaborating with other medical services.  The nurse also has responsibility, as part of a multidisciplinary team, to carry out case management, psychosocial rehabilitation, crisis intervention and treatment under the clinical supervision of the Team Leader, Area Program Coordinator or delegate.

Education and Qualifications: 

  • Current registration, in good standing as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Commitment to implementing Provincial Standards of Practice  (Early Psychosis Intervention) for service delivery to individuals experiencing serious mental illness, including support to families and experience working with individuals experiencing serious mental illness      
  • Experience providing service to individuals experiencing serious mental illness
  • A commitment to the concept of recovery and working diligently and compassionately for its ongoing expression in the service system
  • Comprehensive understanding and commitment to implementing psychosocial rehabilitation principles 
  • A strong commitment to supporting the rights and abilities of all persons, including support to live and participate in a community in ways that are meaningful to them   
  • Experience providing crisis intervention 
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally, autonomously, collaboratively and respectfully within a team environment and with a range of internal and external stakeholders, in a rural setting
  • Aboriginal culture education and awareness is an asset.
  •     A willingness to serve consumers within the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound
  •     A valid Ontario G or G2 driver’s license and a safe and reliable means of transportation
  •     A willingness to do shift work during days/evenings (including weekends and statutory holidays)
  •     Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook Calendaring and consumer information systems
  •     Bilingualism in French is an asset

 

Salary: RPN $27.85 to $36.47 per hour for RPN, commensurate with qualifications and experience

RN  $33.18 to $40.91 per hour for RN, commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Benefits include a Comprehensive health benefit plan after six months of employment and Registered Retirement plan with HOOPP where contributions start on date of hire.

Please note that we are scent-free facility.

 

You are invited to submit your application quoting competition #36-21 by 12:00 p.m. on May 17, 2021 to:

 

The Hiring Committee

Canadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound Branch

173-202 Manitoba Street

Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1S3

 

Telephone: (705) 645-2262 Fax: (705) 645-7473 Email: jobs@cmhamps.ca

 

Canadian Mental Health Association Muskoka – Parry Sound (CMHAMPS) is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. 

 

Qualified consumers/survivors and/or family members are encouraged to apply.

 

We retain all applications submitted for one year after the closing date of this posting for consideration in any future postings.

 

As part of our commitment to Accessibility, if you wish this information in a different format, please contact our office at 705-645-2262 or email feedback@cmhamps.ca.  If you are contacted regarding a job opportunity, please let us know prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

 

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.