Registered Psychiatric Nurse (Shared Position)

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Eden Health Care Services Posted: July 30th, 2019
Expires: August 29th, 2019


0.5 of 1.0 FTE - Registered Psychiatric Nurse – Full Time 50/50 Shared Position

Employee Group: MNU

Classification: Nurse II

Start Date (End Date, if applicable): ASAP

Department/Service/Program: EMHC – Nursing Unit

FTE/Hours of Work:

Week 1 - Sunday-Saturday - Off
Week 2  - Sunday - Off; Monday-Tuesday - Days; Wednesday-Saturday - Evenings
Week 3 - Sunday - Evenings; Monday-Tuesday - Off; Wednesday-Friday - Days; Saturday - Off
Week 4 - Sunday-Saturday - Off

50/50 Shared - 1.0 FTE - Permanent; Days/Evenings; 2015 total annual hours

This full-time position is currently being filled by two (2) nurses working part-time. The remaining nurse wishes to continue working her/his half of the rotation and she/he will be allowed to do so if another nurse is willing to work the other half of the rotation. If you wish to apply for the other half of this rotation, please apply in the normal manner stating same.

Designated Bilingual: No

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Posting Number: N-095-0619

Position Summary:

Consistent with the mission, values, objectives and policies of the Centre, the nurse acts as a resource to the patient as the patient moves from acute illness phase to stabilization and then to discharge back into the community. The nurse plays the pivotal role of  assisting patients to mobilize their internal resources, that is, to encourage and guide patients to recognize, identify, utilize and build on their own capabilities in managing their life in view of their mental illness.


  • Current registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) or current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) required
  • Experience or training in mental health an asset

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Assessment Duties:

Assesses patients every shift; engaging in a therapeutic process to obtain assessment data related to mental status, treatment, safety, progress, the treatment team’s and patient’s goals and achievement of goals thus far in the admission. This includes any other data relevant to the patient’s care.

Planning Duties:

Together with the treatment team, develops a nursing care plan, based on patients’ and treatment teams’ prioritized needs. Reviews care plans at regular intervals, including but not limited to, doctor’s rounds, Kardex, team meetings, etc.

Implementation Duties:

The nurse implements the treatment plan by the following: providing direct nursing care, coordinating and accessing the agreed upon therapies, providing education for the patient, carrying out relevant procedures and by delegating where appropriate, while maintaining accountability for the treatment (i.e. asking that a PNA go for a walk with the patient and ensuring that it is done and reported).

***Complete Job Description available upon request ***

Apply To:

Angel Unrau,

HR & Payroll Manager, EHCS