Registered Nurse (RN) Mental Health Emergency Services Unit, PT (J0324-0677) – Mental Health-Global – J0324-0677

Website North York General

Job Title
Registered Nurse (RN) Mental Health Emergency Services Unit, PT (J0324-0677)

Job Details
Union: ONA
Department: Mental Health-Global >> Emergency MH Purple Zone >> Emergency MH Purple Zone
Reports To: Clinical Team Manager
Job Category: Nursing

FTE: 0.6
Shifts: Day, Nights
Shift Duration: 12’s
Status: Part-Time Permanent
Contract Duration:
Number of Positions: 1
Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street
Salary: $37.93 – $54.37 /Hour

Post Date: 25/03/2024
Closing Date: 25/04/2024

Position Summary
Registered Nurse, Mental Health Emergency Services Unit
Your goal in this position is to provide excellent patient and family driven care, in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers, with an emphasis on the assessment, education, prevention, maintenance, and restoration of patient health. You’re a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, learners, volunteers and families.

Great Registered Nurses are:

• Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
• Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
• Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
• Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
• Committed – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills

On a practical level, you will:

• Work with individuals presenting with mental health illnesses across the life span
• Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurses of Ontario
communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team
• Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs
• Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement
• Have proficient skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems
• Have clinical competence to assess and provide care to patients with a variety of mental health conditions
• Proficiency in head-to-toe assessments and medication administration not limited to subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
• Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations


• Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario
• Nursing experience in an emergency department
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS)
• Minimal 2 years mental health nursing experience preferred
• Recent experience in IV/venipuncture access, preferred
• Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), preferred
• Certification in Crisis Intervention, preferred
• Certificate in Mental Health Nursing from a recognized community college, preferred

What We Offer

Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part- Time Regular position 12 hours shifts, days and night shifts in the Mental Health Emergency Services Unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

How to Apply

Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:

• Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

Please refer to the Job Opportunities page on eric for more detailed application instructions.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the
hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.