Nurse Care Coordinator

Canadian Mental Health Association

NURSE CARE COORDINATOR
First Place Clinic and Regional Resource Centre
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Permanent Full Time (35 hrs/week)
POSITION SUMMARY:
In collaboration with interdisciplinary clinical team, the Nurse Care
Coordinator will provide assessment, planning and treatment services to
adolescents and adults who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree or Practical Nurse Diploma
• Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse in good standing with
the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Experience in the treatment of psychiatric disorders
• Understanding of first episode psychosis and best practice approaches
• Good understanding of theory and practice in skills specific to mental
health (i.e. assessment processes, case management, crisis intervention,
psychosocial rehabilitation)
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to establish and
maintain positive relationships with all staff, clients, hospital and
community resources
• Competency in various computer programs
• Experience working with adolescents / younger adults and with
substance abuse issues is a definite asset
• A valid driver’s license and a $2,000,000 vehicular insurance
• Certification in CAN psychiatric/mental health nursing is an asset
Closing date for applications is Mar 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm.
Applications need to include resume and letter of application
including three work related references.
Submit references to: careers@cmha-tb.on.ca
This position is a member within the OPSEU Local 720 Bargaining Unit.
CMHA Thunder Bay is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive
environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals
including those with a lived experience, members of visible minorities,
Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.