Norquest College

  • PSYCHIATRIC NURSE

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/24/2018 5:33 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2210
    # Positions
    1
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    PSYCHIATRIC NURSE

    WELLNESS and ACCESSIBILITY

    STUDENT SERVICES

     

    Reporting to the Manager of Wellness, the Psychiatric Nurse’s primary function is to identify and respond to medical and mental health emergencies, provide medical and mental health counselling, information, and support, along with community referrals for students. This will include development and delivery of student health and mental health awareness programs, monitoring of immunizations, providing emergency/routine care, community referrals, N95 Mask Fit Testing and contribute and lead area projects.  Additional duties may be assigned as required. This role will promote and assist students with restoring and maintaining health and well-being.

     

     QUALIFICATIONS:

    •  Bachelor’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing is required. A nursing diploma with a specialized certification in psychiatric nursing with a considerable amount of experience may be considered. Equivalences may be considered.

    • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a community setting or public mental health nursing setting is required.
    • Ability to provide education to students and staff regarding health and mental health related topics
    • Experience developing and delivering health and mental health education/awareness programs
    • Experience responding, assessing and managing a mental health crisis
    • Experience reviewing immunization records would be an asset
    • Experience conducting N95 mask fit testing would be an asset
    • Experience working collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team
    • Experience establishing/maintaining a network of contacts and community resources
    • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in both verbal and written formats
    • Must be independent, organized, and detail oriented
    • Communicates with a high level of professionalism, discretion, and courtesy 

     

    SALARY: $59,380 - $77,106 per annum; Commensurate with education and experience. Immediate enrollment in Benefits and the Public Service Pension Plan and offers generous vacation entitlement with structured day-time hours. This is a 1 year cover off position.

     

    COMPETITION NUMBER: AC0175-07-18

     

    CLOSING DATE: September 24, 2018

     

    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

     

    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

     

    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

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