Registered Practical Nurse (RPT 0.45 FTE)

Registered Practical Nurse Brockville, Ontario


Position Information

Posting Number: BMHC24-042E REPOST
Title: Registered Practical Nurse (RPT 0.45 FTE)
Position Status: Regular Part-time
FTE: 0.45
Job Schedule: Days/Nights/Weekends
Unit: Forensic Treatment Unit - B3
Department: Forensic Psychiatry - BMHC
Union: OPSEU Local 439
Site: Brockville Mental Health Centre
Number of Vacancies: 1

About The Royal

As one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres, The Royal has a clear purpose: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. This is at the core of everything we do and it is driven by the passion, focus and dedication of our employees. Every day, the work that we do transforms the lives of people with mental illness through specialized mental healthcare, advocacy, research and education.  

For information on the programs at the Forensic Treatment and the Secure Treatment Unit at the Brockville Mental Health Centre can be found at this link: https://www.theroyal.ca/patient-care-information/clinics-s 

Duties: 
  • Provide supportive nursing care consistent with patient treatment/rehabilitation needs and goals.
  • Assist in assessment of patients’ needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans for assigned patients in collaboration and consultation with members of the inter-disciplinary team.
  • Provide nursing services as assigned, assist patients with daily living activities and personal care.
  • Provide a safe, therapeutic environment including crisis management and emergency nursing care.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge and practice of program policies, procedures, applicable legislation, and mental health best practices.
  • Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.
  • Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Anti-Racism, Harassment & Discrimination-Free Workplace policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
  
Qualifications: 
  • Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in the Province of Ontario.
  • Ability to perform full Registered Practical Nursing functions.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act, and Substitute Decision Act.
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check, for vulnerable sector.
  • Valid drivers’ license.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a professional multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Safety and Security in the Workplace Training (candidate must agree to complete prior to start date if this qualification is not met).
  • English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression.  Bilingual is an asset.

As a designated Rural Community Hospital, Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses working at Brockville Mental Health Centre may be eligible for the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program at https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/education/student-aid/grants-loans/repay/assistance/doctors-nurses/eligibility.html for more information.   

 

Salary Range: $30.35 to  $31.80 per hour

Additional Information

  • All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
  • Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below.
  • The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • All new hires will be required to obtain a clear and valid Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
  • The Royal is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.