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Registered Practical Nurse

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - CAMH

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted January 13, 2022.


Registered Practical Nurse
Crisis Critical Care Treatment Unit 6 (CCC 6)
Transitional Age Youth Inpatient Unit

Acute Care Program

Position Description
The Acute Care Program is seeking four (4) part-time, permanent Registered Practical Nurses for the Transitional Age Youth Inpatient Unit (Crisis Critical Care Treatment Unit 6).  As a member of an inter-professional team, you will provide client-centred psychiatric and general nursing care and ensure the security, the safety and the CNO standards of nursing practice are maintained. As a member of the inter-professional team you will be responsible for providing clinical care to transitional age youth, age 16-29, from diverse backgrounds with complex mood disorders that may be complicated by a psychosis, personality disorder and/ or concurrent substance use. Working within a primary nursing model, you will actively contribute to the treatment approach for the Unit, perform assessments, develop, implement and evaluate the inter-professional plan of client care.  As a member of an inter-professional team, the Registered Practical Nurse will be responsible for working with patients from diverse backgrounds, contributing to program development; and provide education support and supervision to students.  You will have sound knowledge of, crisis intervention, severe and persistent mental illness and mood disorders. As a RPN, your skills include the ability to make behavioural observations, mental status assessments, monitoring patient’s response to pharmaceutical and care interventions, documentation and ongoing communication with other team members.  You will be required to function effectively in a group environment.  Your strengths include an ability to perform assessments, develop, implement and evaluate inter-professional client-centered care plans, initiate and monitor safety plans and maintain the therapeutic milieu. You will support and contribute to a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. This position involves shift rotation and weekend work.  This position is located at the Queen Street Site. 

The successful candidate must be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and possess a current B.C.L.S. (CPR) at the HealthCare Provider Level. The candidate must have medication administration certification or completion of an RPN education preparation program that includes medication administration. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enabling you to develop the Nurse-Client relationship and work within a collaborative and diverse inter-professional team.  Preference will be given to candidates who possess a strong knowledge of psychiatric nursing and mood disorders. You have demonstrated ability to intervene effectively in clinical situations requiring the management of disturbed behaviour. Psychiatric nursing experience with individuals with mental illness and/or addictions is an asset. The successful candidate will be a self-directed team player who is highly organized and has the communication and interpersonal skills that enable them to work within an inter-disciplinary collaborative team environment.  Experience working with individuals from diverse ethno cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds is also required. Computer literacy is required. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.

Please Note:  These four (4) part-time, permanent positions are a 0.3 commitment, which may be subject to change as per the Collective Agreement. Additional hours may be available based on operational needs. These positions are part of the ONA Bargaining Unit.  

Salary Range: $28.18 – $33.65 per hour    

CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee, you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.