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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 101-17
Date of Posting: 2017-05-02
Closing Date: 2017-05-08

Registered Nurse - Outpatient Mental Health Services

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manger of Outpatient Mental Health Services, the Registered Nurse provides a range of outpatient mental health services to clients who have experienced sexual assault and domestic violence (intimate partner abuse). The RN provides specialized treatment, psychosocial care, legal information, and related crisis counseling and counselling services using evidenced-based therapeutic modalities. The RN will have a thorough understanding of recovery principles. This position is initially targeted to work in our Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Centre (SAPACC) program with the understanding that the RN is a member of Outpatient Mental Health Services and as such may be assigned to another program as needed.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, sexual assault nurse examiner, education and training in counselling modalities such as CBT, DBT, EMDR
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Sound comprehension of the CNO guidelines on scope of practice and their application
  • Weekend work required
  • Established skills in self-care
  • Ability and willingness to ensure patient safety, including but not limited to: use of routine infection control practices, hand washing, patient risk assessments, reporting of adverse events
  • Understanding of the current issues and challenges in providing care to sexual and domestic violence victims
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with the skills required to educate adults
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable insurable vehicle
  • Ability to travel regularly throughout Grey and Bruce Counties
  • Recent satisfactory attendance and performance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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