Mental Health and Addictions Nurse

Home and Community Care Support Services North West is hiring a Mental Health and Addictions Nurse! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!

Employer Name: Home and Community Care Support Services North West
City: Sioux Lookout
Province: ON
Postal Code: P8T 1B4
Application Deadline: July 31, 2024
Hours of Work: 8:30 – 4:30 (Monday to Friday) – 35 hours per week
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $38.72 to 49.65 per hour (based on 35 hours per week)

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Reporting to the Manager, Patient Services Manager, this position will be working with district school boards to advise educators, develop individual care plans in collaboration with other professionals and assist boards in developing strategies to address mental health and addiction needs.

Responsibilities will include: assisting school boards in recognizing and responding to student mental health and addiction issues; providing services and support to students with mild to complex mental health and substance abuse issues; developing plans for clients with mental health and addiction needs including the transition of students back to school from hospitalization; providing support or intervention for issues such as self-harm or treatment refusal. You will also play a key role in helping students and/or parents’ access services such as family health and/or addictions agencies.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of relevant experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Knowledge of the health care delivery system and community resources
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Knowledge of the mental health and addictions and service system for children and youth
  • Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills
  • Solid ability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and internet research skills and computer navigation is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, assessment, problem-solving and decision- making skills
  • An oral/written proficiency with Canada’s two official languages will be looked upon favourably
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a valid Ontario Driver’s License
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit resume and cover letter, quoting competition number NW24-039 no later than 4:30

p.m. July 31, 2024 to human resources:

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