Registered Practical Nurse (Part-time)

Part time Parttime @EHN Canada in Health & Sciences
  • Post Date : August 3, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 15, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 2884
  • Career Level Entry Level
  • Experience less than 3
  • Education Medical

Job Description

Bellwood Health Services is a nationally recognized, accredited Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Centre, with over 35-year history of serving Canadians from across the country. This is an exciting opportunity to join a seasoned, multi-disciplinary team that is focused on quality care, by using best practice treatment, teamwork and respect.

Reporting to the Nursing Manager, the Registered Practical Nurse position will be responsible of coordinating and delivering nursing care associated within a clinic or hospital setting. They will provide support and education to clients, families and others during all phases of treatment and recovery. This role will also be responsible for providing crisis intervention (clients and public), client behaviour management and supportive counselling skills. This role will be required to work all shifts, which includes days, evenings, nights (must) and weekends and will also be available to work 8 or 12 hours shifts.

Job Function and Duties:

  • Delivering client care according to the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Nursing Practice in an inter-professional shared care case management model
  • Reporting to the Nursing Manager, providing ongoing client care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning implementation and evaluation.
  • Formulating and implementing client care plans.
  • Safely implementing physician’s orders.
  • Administering medications to clients.
  • Maintaining current progress records on clients according to legal and ethical standards.
  • Orientating, facilitating and reinforcing client’s involvement in addiction treatment.
  • Decide and initiate on course of action in case of medical emergencies
  • Providing supportive counselling to clients, families and/or significant others on typical recovery issues.
  • Maintain a therapeutic environment on the unit conducive to the client learning productive patterns of living.
  • Providing ongoing health teaching to clients in relation to common health problems and the clients maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Co-ordinate individual client appointments and referrals.
  • Actively participate with team members in the assessment, planning and evaluation of the client and his care.
  • Assisting the public with crisis intervention and information on addiction.
  • Perform other duties as outlined on shift duty lists and as assigned by the Manager of Nursing and Patient Care.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Registered Practical Nurse with current registration and good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Mental Health Certificate an asset
  • Medication Administration Certificate required
  • RNAO membership recommended
  • BCLS required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Addiction experience preferred
  • Must be able to work independently as well as supervise others
  • Computer literate

The position is part of the IAMAW bargaining unit.

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