Integrated Day Treatment Service
Acute Care Program
The Integrated Day Treatment Service is currently seeking a full-time, temporary (6 months) Registered Nurse to provide group treatment and case management to clients with mood, anxiety, concurrent disorders and trauma experiences. As a member of an interprofessional team, you will provide client-centered psychiatric nursing care. In addition, you will practice in accordance with the CNO standards, CAMH Policies and Practice Model, and the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice. You will work in partnership with clients, their formal and informal supports and the team to support clients’ successful integration into their communities. You will be expected to facilitate group programming (including CBT and DBT modalities), manage referrals and triage processes, and offer individual support to clients currently attending the service. Your skills include the ability to make behavioral observations, mental status and physical exam assessments, monitoring of clients’ responses to pharmaceutical and care interventions and documentation and ongoing communication with other team members. You have a sound knowledge of emergency psychiatry, crisis intervention, recovery, addiction issues and severe and persistent mental illness. You will liaise with community health care providers, both within and outside CAMH. You must be capable of providing supervision to Nursing program students, collaborating with faculties of Nursing on special projects related to the development of the nursing field, contribution to the development of best practices unique to the Nursing field and also teaching to other professionals. You will be expected to contribute to program development, research and educational activities of the service. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all the applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position may also involve working with clients in the Urgent Care Mood and Anxiety Service. This position is located at the Queen Street Site.
The successful candidate must be registered member as a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and possess a current B.C.L.S. (CPR). You will have a two years’ psychiatric nursing experience with individuals with mental illness and/or addictions. Preference will be given to candidates who possess, or are currently pursuing a B.Sc.N and/or CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable you to develop the Nurse- Client relationship and work within a collaborative and diverse inter-professional team. Effective leadership, decision-making, organizational, and problem solving skills are required. Preference will be given to those with community nursing experience, and a solid understanding of Recovery principles and their application to client service. Knowledge of emergency psychiatry and crisis intervention principles and theory are required. Knowledge of CAMH and community services and experience with formulation and coordination of complex cases is essential. Case management, discharge planning and experience with evidence based interventions such as CBT, IPT and DBT, are required. Computer literacy is required. Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language would be an asset. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language is an asset.
Please Note: This full-time, temporary (6 months) position is part of the ONA bargaining unit.
Salary Range: $33.23 - $47.57 per hour
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.