Registered Practical Nurse, Eating Disorders Program

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Job Number: J0822-0070 Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse, Eating Disorders Program Job Type: Perm F/T City, Province, Country: Guelph, Ontario, Canada Job Category: Nursing Open Positions: 1 Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning. Position Summary As a Registered Practical Nurse, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here! Internal applications for positions within a bargaining unit must be received within 7 days of this position being posted to have seniority considered. What you’ll be doing • Provide nursing care on units across Elective Psychiatry Services as required • Contribute to fluctuating patient care needs according to CNO standards, RNAO Best Practice Guidelines, specific program philosophy and diversified patient populations • Receive patient assignments and follow care plans accordingly • Administer psychiatric and non-psychiatric medications and treatments • Ensure necessary clinical assessments are initiated following admission and at various other times, eg. Mental Status Exam • Engage with interdisciplinary teams and individual team members as appropriate • Act as a preceptor, mentor, coach, or resource nurse as appropriate • Participate in clinical discussions, team meetings, and patient/family conferences • Accept changing work assignments across Elective Psychiatry Services as required and directed by supervisor and/or delegate What we’re looking for • Current registration as an RPN with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing • Up to 6 months of experience in general nursing practice preferred • Experience working with eating disorders an asset • Current CPR certification • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act (MHA) • Knowledge of documentation standards (CNO), and privacy legislation (PHIPPA) • Knowledge of CBT/DBT is an asset • Medical skills, and knowledge regarding re-feeding an asset • Experience with group facilitation is an asset • Ability to effectively manage crisis situations and deal with acutely ill patients • Current knowledge and experience of assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders, including prevention of suicide and management of aggressive behaviour • Previous training in boundaries, suicide awareness, and medication administration is an asset • Ability to work independently and with multi-disciplinary team • Proficient computer skills, and experience working with a number of systems and software applications As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada. Why work with us Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.