Registered Nurse

Job ID
2022-5494
Job Location
CA-ON-Brampton
# Positions
1
Job Type
Temporary (Full-Time)
Job Industry
Healthcare and Medical Services
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
2

Job Description

Ontario’s health care system is evolving and, as part of Ontario Health, the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) operating under the business name Home and Community Care Support Services Central West, in close partnership with Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), is on the forefront of helping to build a modern, technologically supported health care system that will enable integrated teams of health care professionals to deliver the best possible care for improved patient outcomes. By building high-performing integrated care delivery systems that provide seamless, fully coordinated care for patients, OHTs will help to achieve better outcomes for patients across the province. As an essential component of an integrated and sustainable health care system, this includes a strong and robust Home and Community Care sector.  

 

More than ever, your skills and experience are needed now and into the future, which is why we want you to join us in being part of the journey. We invite you to learn more about OHTs in our area by clicking here. The future of health care in Ontario is now. Join Ontario Health’s Home and Community Care Support Services Central West team and together, we will build a healthier community for all.

 

We are currently seeking a Temporary Full-time Registered Nurse (Approximately 18 months)

 

The Behavioural Support Central West project was created to enhance services for elderly people with complex behaviours due to dementia, mental health or other neurological conditions.  By investing in local initiatives, this project provides services and support to seniors at home, in Long-Term Care or wherever they live.

This phase of the project will focus on increasing support as Behavioural Support designated patients move throughout the trajectory of the treatment in all possible settings.  The project RN will ensure that the team in each environment is supported as transitions occur.

 

                  

The RN is responsible for providing essential health related advice and support to healthcare providers to support Behavioural Support designated patient transitions.  This role will also link the receiving team with resources and stakeholders to ensure successful transitions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                            

  • Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma)
  • Case Management Certificate and P.I.E.C.E.S training is an asset
  • GPA ( Gentle Persuasive Approach) essential
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training an asset
  • CNA certification in Geriatrics preferred
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience relevant experience as a Registered Nurse (BScN or diploma) focused on providing or coordinating care for adults in a mental health setting and/or specialized geriatrics unit with experience in dementia care
  • Specialized skills in assessment of delirium, dementia and mental health. Knowledge of multiple best practices in these areas
  • Ability to assist staff and family members in a person centred approach to develop and implement behavioural care strategies/approaches and to monitor patients responses over time
  • Ability to provide written consultation notes and review with the Geriatric Psychiatrist, Geriatrician, or others as appropriate
  • Ability to participate in joint practice partnership with Mental Health and Geriatrics in the assessment of referred older adult patients who have complex medical, mental health and behavioural issues;
  • Ability to provide ongoing patient follow-up and evaluation of responsive behaviours
  • Ability to design and educate frontline clinical staff in best practices for responsive behaviours
  • Ability to facilitate transfer of knowledge into practice and enhance staff's ability to manage responsive behaviours and care plan interventions through role modeling, coaching, mentoring, non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches
  • Ability to provide liaison between external partners such as long-term care homes, community referral programs including primary care physician, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants, HCCSS, Behavioural Support Units (BSU),Hospital programs ie. Geriatric Psychiatry at William Osler Health Centre in and outpatient programs as appropriate, and internal partners including GEM (Geriatric Emergency Nurses).
  • Ability to work collaboratively to ensure patient flow to programs
  • Advanced assessment, diagnostic reasoning, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to practice independently and interdependently
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective organizational and planning skills
  • Basic proficiency with computerized information systems
  • French language is an asset
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrates commitment to the HCCSS’s mission and values.
 

Home and Community Care Support Services has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to their start date.

 

 

Who We Are:

 

A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, Home and Community Care Support Services Central West plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the Patients First Act, Home and Community Care Support Services are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.

 

How to Apply:

 

If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line.

 

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

 

We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.

 

We thank you for your application, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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