Registered Nurse, Consultation Liaison Mental Health PSU, Full Time (1.0)

CHEO is one of the few stand-alone, global leaders in pediatric health and is home to nearly 4,000 staff and physicians dedicated to helping children and youth live their best lives. Every year, CHEO helps more than 500,000 children and youth from Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut, and Northern Ontario. CHEO has twice been named by Forbes Magazine as the best place to work in Canadian healthcare and is second among Canadian hospitals on its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2021. The Hospital has also been recognized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers as a top employer in the National Capital Region for the 10th consecutive year in a row. CHEO is one of the largest providers of mental health services in Ontario for youth and their families. Our mental health program provides a broad range of services in schools and the community as well as day treatment programs and inpatient care when needed. POSITION SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is required to offer mental health nursing as part of the multidisciplinary Consultation Liaison team. Services will include consultation, assessments and treatment of both medical inpatient and outpatients who have present with a mental health issue. Embedded in the position with duties related to hospital-wide suicide risk screening and support. JOB DESCRIPTION Provide mental health nursing to medical patients referred to the Consultation Liaison (CL) team Consultation and treatment services for medical inpatient and outpatients who present with mental health issues Support the hospital-wide suicide risk screening projects Provide nursing information and coaching to nursing staff regarding suicide prevention Provide appropriate information and support to patients and families regarding suicide prevention Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for patients, Participation in the development and implementation of programming Offer mentoring experience to students and new staff Other mental health duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Police Record Check (PRC) Essential Current College of Nurses registration Essential Current CPR Essential B.Sc. Nursing Preferred Minimum 2 years of experience in mental health nursing Essential Certificate in Mental Health Nursing Preferred Experience in crisis intervention , short-term interventions and evidence-base treatment Essential Experience with knowledge translation, specifically related to suicide prevention Preferred Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other health professionals Essential Knowledge of mental health legislation, mental health treatment modalities, short-term interventions and experience with suicide prevention, suicide risk assessment and intervention Essential Knowledge of crisis and suicide support services and agencies with Ottawa and eastern Ontario Preferred Bilingual (Fluency in both French and English) Preferred CHEO values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process and welcome interest from all qualified applicants. Should you require accommodation during any phase in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential and will be handled in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. We thank all those who apply, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. We encourage all applicants to apply through