Nurse - Intensive Community Reintegration Service

Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre

Posted Mar 15, 2019 at 05:00 pm Closes Mar 29, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Job Location:
120 Tecumseh Street
Job Category:
Healthcare
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

Position Overview

Intensive Community Re-Integration Service works in partnership with Montcalm School and other MATC program areas to provide psychiatric assessments, consultation and day treatment for children and adolescents with complex multi-diagnostic issues. This Nursing position works within an interdisciplinary team and provides a range of interventions. The clients in the service will range in age from 9 – 17 years and have a primary presentation of Autism, Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, Anxiety, Intellectual disability and have a broad range of behavioral, emotional and mental health concerns that impact on their home, school and community environments.  Services are delivered using a family centered approach within an intensive outpatient day treatment service model approach.

 

 

Experience

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Experience in group therapy preferred
  • Training and demonstrated skill in several clinical modalities
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development, and mental health issues in childhood and adolescence with an emphasis on Tourette’s, ADHD, ASD, Intellectual disability and Anxiety
  • Knowledge of various neurological disorders, eg. autism, cognitive disabilities, genetic syndromes
  • Must be familiar with psychotropic medications

 

 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate from an approved program in Psychiatric Nursing or Nursing.  (BSc.P.N., B.Sc. M.H. or B.Sc.N. preferred).   
  • Experience in psychiatry is essential.  Child and Adolescent Mental Health experience preferred.

 

 

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Staff not licensed/registered with a legislated professional body must be registered/certified with an appropriate Association.

 

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary health team
  • Must be familiar with current behavioural strategies and interventions
  • Work collaboratively with psychiatrists, families and community partners to provide  assessment, education, and interventions
  • Provide treatment interventions for children, adolescents, and families
  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships with the system supports affiliated with the neurodevelopmental community
  • Provide consultation and education around medication and monitoring of side effects
  • Administers and monitors effects of medications and related health care procedures
  • Supports and provides education to parents and caregivers
  • Provides education to the community
  • Provides support to psychiatrist in a clinical setting as required
  • Maintain documentation as required
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates client treatment plans

 

 

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

 

 

 This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

MATC is commited to providing an accessible workplace.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

First Nations, Metia and Inuit candidates are encouraged to apply.

 Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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