Registered Nurse - Mental Health & Addictions

by London InterCommunity Health Centre

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2020
London InterCommunity Health Centre

Job Description

For more than 30 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has provided health and social services to those who experience barriers to care including poverty, homelessness, language or culture, and complex and/or chronic health conditions including mental health and addictions. Today, with four busy clinics in three of London’s most under-served regions, the organization is viewed as a community leader in newcomer health, care of vulnerable women, issues of health equity, client-led service development and the advancement of partnerships that improve access to vital services for the community’s most vulnerable.

About the Position
 
Working to a full scope of practice, the RN will provide comprehensive primary care nursing, in a primary care clinic setting with a special focus on mental health and addictions. 

The RN will apply an appreciation for the intersectionality between environmental and community contexts, and a person’s physical and psychological health. This includes analysis of health behaviours related to lifestyle and culture, review of client’s medical history, physical assessments, mental health and substance use assessments, nursing diagnosis, and development and implementation of person-centred care plans.

The RN works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team supported by physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, outreach workers, community development workers, and support staff.

The RN also functions and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs, services and quality improvement initiatives for the communities served. The successful candidate will act with professionalism and courtesy toward clients, the general public and colleagues and will demonstrate knowledge and valuing of the clients’ life situation.
 
How to Apply:
For further details on the position, please refer to our employment opportunities page on our website at www.lihc.on.ca/employment.

Submissions will only be accepted until March 30, 2020.

The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve.

Should you require accommodation in making an application please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

To learn more about the Health Centre visit us online at www.lihc.on.ca, follow us on Twitter @HealthCentre or like us on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre.
 
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