Registered nurse

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Crisis and Critical Care program based in Toronto, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Registered nurse. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Crisis and Critical Care program offers urgent mental health support, including crisis assessment and brief therapy. As a leader in the field, CAMH provides evidence-based interventions to stabilize individuals in distress, reducing hospitalizations and promoting community-based care nationwide. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Program: Crisis and Critical Care (CCC)
Position: Registered nurse – crisis critical care treatment unit 3
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $39.07 – $56.00 hourly
Employment Type: Full time/Permanent
Job Category: ONA
Location: 1001 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
Shift: 12 hour (Day, evening, night and weekend)
Requisition ID: 470


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English and French Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of current B.C.L.S. (CPR) certificate
Experience: Candidates should have psychiatric nursing experience with individuals with mental illness and addictions

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to provide holistic, client-centered psychiatric nursing care as part of an inter-professional team
  • The candidates should be able to receive support and guidance from the unit leadership team, Advance Practice Clinical Leader, and Manager during their orientation period
  • The candidates should be registered in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • The candidates should be willing to work 12-hour day, evening, night, and weekend rotations

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with clients, families, and the interdisciplinary team
  • The candidates should demonstrate competency in monitoring, assessment, and documentation for mental health and substance-related disorders, trauma-responsive behaviors, mental status and physical health assessments, and client response to pharmaceutical interventions
  • The candidates should show motivation to develop knowledge and skills of trauma-informed care, culturally competent care, crisis intervention, mental health and addiction diagnoses, and treatment modalities
  • The candidates should demonstrate motivation to develop group facilitation skills
  • The candidates should possess currently pursuing a BSCN and CNA certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • The candidates should have effective leadership, decision-making, organizational and problem-solving skills and Computer literacy


  • The candidates should be able to work with clients from diverse populations
  • The candidates should be able to contribute to program development within the psychiatric care setting
  • The candidates should be able to participate in reflective practice sessions to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge
  • The candidates should be able to facilitate group programming on the unit to support clients’ therapeutic
  • The candidates should be able to provide mentorship and supervision to students within the psychiatric nursing field
  • The candidates should be able to participate in research activities related to the program to advance evidence-based practice
  • The candidates should be able to focus on developing and refining the knowledge and skills necessary for safe and effective work on an acute general psychiatric unit during unit orientation
  • The candidates should be able to practice safely and in accordance with the Practice Standards outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and Canadian Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (CFMHN)
  • The candidates should be able to find CCC-3 a conducive environment for practicing, learning, and professional growth in psychiatric nursing

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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