Monday , March 4 2024

WRHA Employment – Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Website Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Manager – Patient Care, the RPN/RN is responsible for providing professional nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of intervention and treatments, a leadership role within the healthcare team, and facilitating coordination of patient care and discharge. Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Principles of delegation.
  • Scope of practice as documented in the Registered Nurses Act (Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act for RPNs in Mental Health).
  • Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to delegate care appropriately and monitor outcomes of delegated care.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
  • Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.
  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) or the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • Graduate of an approved Registered Psychiatric Nursing program or approved Registered Nursing program required.
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse preferred.
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Flexible in Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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