REPOST CUPE POSTING
Position: Registered Practical Nurse
Status: Permanent Part Time (x1)
Role Level: CUPE Grade 9 - $28.657 - $30.669 per hour
Dept.Health System: Telemental Health and Addictions Nursing Program – Community Mental Health Services - Mississauga and/or Queensway site Location
Hours of Work/Shift: Days (0830-1630)
Reposted: May 28, 2020
Internal Deadline: June 4, 2020
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
A current annual certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Able to function to the full scope of practice as per the CNO
Minimum of 1 year experience in an adult mental health setting required
Obtain and Maintain an OTN Certification for providing patient care via telemedicine.
Previous experience in working with individuals with mental illness in an out-patient or community mental health setting.
Knowledge of the principles of Crisis Intervention, and other brief intervention approaches
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to co-ordinate community resources
Experience working with individuals with substance abuse concerns
Ability to work collaboratively with patients, families and health care providers/teams.
Knowledge of relevant medications and their side effects
Sound working knowledge of legislation related to mental health care and treatment.
Excellent communication, facilitation and problem solving skills
Basic understanding of the field of telehealth or willingness to learn
Comfortable using new technology
As a member of the Mississauga-Halton LHIN Mental Health Nursing Ontario Telemedicine Network Service, the RPN will support care planning and provide brief psycho-social intervention, follow- up and referral services to individuals with mental health concerns via videoconferencing and/or telephone support., The position involves working collaboratively with internal mental health teams, primary care physicians, family health teams and other community health service providers to support the mental health needs of individual patients.
Responsible for the delivery of high quality patient assessments through the use of video conferencing services
Develops internal organizational Tele-mental health policies and procedures as required
Promotes the Tele-mental health and addictions nursing program to healthcare professionals, patients and the community
Develops expertise in the use and care of the equipment
Participates in OTN training sessions as required
Assists with program development, implementation and evaluation of this new innovative service.
Participates in MH LHIN reporting requirements and OTN evaluation activities as required
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.