Registered Nurse - Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel Branch


Registered Nurse - Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel Branch
Registered Nurse - FACT Peel + Program
The Canadian Mental Health Association/Peel Branch is recruiting for a Registered Nurse
to provide nursing support in a case management role to a caseload of young adults (16 to 35
years old) experiencing mental health and addiction issues. The FACT PEEL PLUS Program
supports the recovery of young adults experiencing mental health and addictions issues and
their families. The early phase of these issues is a critical period which provides an opportunity
to minimize disruption of school, social, and employment goals. There is a primary focus on
individuals who are experiencing psychosis. Service is provided in partnership with the client,
family, and relevant community agencies. Limited nursing coverage will be provided to ACT
This position is a full time permanent position (37.5 hours per week) and located at our 60 West
Drive office in Brampton.
Key Responsibilities:
To provide nursing and case management support:
1) Providing case management support for up to 20 clients and their families.
2) Delivering psycho-educational groups for clients, families and other professionals re:
Mental health concerns around physical health, medications, etc.
3) As part of multidisciplinary team, providing the team, client, family, and others with
specialized consultation/education related to nursing issues within a recovery model of
4) Working effectively and collaboratively with the EPI team and other services, internal
and external to CMHA/Peel.
5) Provide limited nursing coverage to ACT clients to support holiday coverage (medication
monitoring, injections, health teaching).
6) Collaborating with appropriate partner agencies as required.
7) Maintaining appropriate record-keeping/documentation and client files, statistical and
outcome measurement tools as required by CMHA/Peel policies and procedures.
8) Participating on agency and community committees and workgroups as requested by
Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BScN) or Social Sciences is preferred.
Certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing CPMHN (c) is an asset.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience with young adults experiencing mental health and
addictions issues.
Community nursing experience is required.
Working knowledge of Recovery Model.
Excellent oral, written communication, organizational and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
9. Ability to work with the diverse client group, considering issues of equity and from an
LGBQT positive framework.
10. Proficient computer skills including MS Office, Outlook and Internet.
11. A satisfactory Criminal Record check, valid “G” Driver’s license, relevant insurance and
access to a reliable vehicle is required.
CMHA/Peel provides a supportive work environment with a competitive salary, generous
professional development opportunities, excellent benefits and an emphasis on work-life
balance. For a list of our Total Rewards, please visit the Careers page on our website.
Salary Range: $60,040-$70,040 per year
If this opportunity is of interest to you, please send your resume to Human Resources via:
E-mail: [email protected] or by Fax to: 905-863-5201
CMHA/Peel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CMHA/Peel will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates under the Human
Rights Code and AODA. Please inform us if you require any accommodation through the hiring