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Psychiatric Registered Nurse II

NL Health Services - 1,055 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
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Posted 22 days ago

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Psychiatric Nurse Registered II - Mental Health Unit
Permanent Full-Time (4 Positions)
Location: Goose Bay

Reporting to the Manager of the Mental Health Unit, the primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the nursing/mental health team to provide a high standard of care to the patients/families of the mental health unit. The Psychiatric nurse I is responsible for maintaining professional organizational standards and practice in accordance with the LGH model of nursing philosophy

" Graduation from an approved/recognized school of nursing program is required;
" Current and continuing practicing licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) is required;
" Advanced Studies in Mental Health Certificate or Canadian Nursing Association Psychiatric Nursing Certificate, or willingness to obtain in a time frame deemed acceptable by the employer
" Two years work experience in a multi-disciplinary mental health setting preferred
" Knowledge of computer skills and ability to work with Meditech and EMR is an asset
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)
" Provides mental health & addiction screening, assessment, intervention, referral, and psychiatric rehabilitation services from a holistic view
" Organizing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the plan of care for assigned clients
" Participates in the auditing process as required
" Develops, coordinates and/or delivers health promotion, maintenance, and illness prevention activities
" Ensures that psychiatrist/physician recommendations on treatment of patients are carried out; prepares and gives medication and injections according to psychiatrist/physician instructions; charts patients' behavior and responses
" Participates in the development, revision, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care plans
" Practices independently according to professional and organizational standards
" Documents according to professional and organizational standards
" Consults with clients, psychiatrists, physicians, and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure appropriate plans of care are developed, implemented, and monitored
" Other related duties as required

" NS-30 of the RNUNL salary scales, $40.36 - $50.24 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Financial incentives that may be available, and can be combined, include:
" Come Home Year Incentive up to $50,000
" Sign On Bonus up to $16,000
" Retention Incentive $5000 annually
" Possible Relocation assistance and support

Hours of Work:
Variable shifts; variable hours

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000255N

NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization

"If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit."

Competition Number: 2023000255
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About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 510,550 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 22,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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