RPN - Mobile Mental Health and Addictions Clinic
- Peterborough, ON and surrounding area
- $29.59 to $31.07 per hour, plus benefits
- Job Category
- Healthcare Services and Wellness, Nurses
- Job Type
The Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. is a member of an inter-disciplinary team and works collaboratively with all MMHAC. team members including Psychiatrists, Case Manager/Clinicians, and partner organizations and practitioners. This is a mobile position and each Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. will be primarily assigned to either the Haliburton/Kawartha Lakes area or the Peterborough/Northumberland area however they may at times be asked to provide services across the 4 counties.
The Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. is responsible for physical assessments of clients, and from a holistic perspective works closely with MMHAC Mental Health Clinicians, Psychiatrists and other partners to improve overall health, wellness, and recovery, including mental health, of clients and their families. The Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. regularly participates in the Mobile Mental Health clinic and is responsible for physical health monitoring and consultation regarding medical aspects of recovery. The Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. assists with medication management, monitoring of symptoms, physical health monitoring, consultation, crisis intervention, and public education. In addition, the Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. provides assistance with Community Withdrawal Management in collaboration with a team of professionals providing addictions services to clients. The Mobile Mental Health and Addictions R.P.N. applies harm reduction, trauma-informed, recovery principles and empowerment oriented philosophies and practices.
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