Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Day Programs
CASA Centre

Position Details: 1.0 FTE, In Scope, Permanent

Competition Number: 21-040 (please quote when applying                                       

Closing Date: August 12, 2021

Description                        

Are you looking for a challenging position helping children and adolescent with complex mental health challenges? Want to work within a multidisciplinary team including Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrists, Nurses, Psychologists, Educators and more? Then we have the position for you! We are currently hiring an RN/RPN to be shared between three of CASA’s tertiary level day treatment programs.

 

The RN/RPN will work collaboratively within each multi-disciplinary team for the preschool, children’s and adolescent day programs.  The RN/RPN will work with each team to provide nursing assessments, medication administration, as well as monitoring for effectiveness and side effects of new and existing medications.  The RN/RPN will also assist as needed within the classroom settings, providing therapeutic behaviour management, guidance and support.  In addition, the RN/RPN is responsible for facilitating health education groups within each day program on topics such as handwashing, nutrition, and puberty/human sexuality.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Medication reconciliation

  • Medication administration and monitoring

  • Maintain required documentation

  • Health teaching with children/adolescents and families

  • Monthly vital signs

  • Milieu support

  • Health assessments/education/counselling/support for parents

  • Screening to identify health concerns

  • Making referrals to appropriate health care providers such as physicians, and community resources

  • Responsible for timely intervention and treatment planning

  • Establishing partnerships with external health practitioners and agencies

  • Be an active participant in committees throughout the organization.

  • Provide nursing support to the other CASA programs as determined by organizational needs

 

Requirements

  • Must be registered and in good standing with their professional organization

  • Must possess the ability to be flexible and adapt to rapidly changing environments

  • Possess strong knowledge and skills in working with children with mental health disorders

  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills required

 

Salary:

$35.17 - $44.57/hour, depending on experience.

 

Benefits                              

We are a learning organization that promotes and provides educational opportunities for staff. Our employee benefit package consists of excellent extended health and dental benefits – including acupuncture and massage - life insurance, short term and long term disability.  We also have a registered pension plan in which CASA contributes to almost 4.5% along with your contributions!  These benefits and more are available to you after your first 90 days with CASA.

 

Disclaimer

We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.                     

 

Submit your application: employment@casaservices.org