Community Psychiatric Nurse

Organisation
Bermuda Hospitals Board
Reference
VAC-42927
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Healthcare & Medical
Location
Bermuda
Salary & Benefits
Date Posted
11/11/2022
Expiry Date
13/12/2022
Under the direction and leadership of the Clinical Manager, the Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) will engage and support clients/patients and their families in the community, including clients’ homes.
 
Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI) is the sole psychiatric hospital in Bermuda. We provide hospital and community-based care in the following areas:
  • Mental Health/Psychiatry
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Substance Abuse
  • Child and Adolescence
  • Elder Care

While MWI has made great progress in deinstitutionalising the population with mental illness in Bermuda, much work remains to be done.  Therefore, we are looking for persons to join our team in the above-mentioned areas in the position of Community Psychiatric Nurse.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducts mental health assessments/triage of the presenting symptoms of individuals referred to Outpatient Services
  • Manages assigned case load, conducts assessments and triage of referred patients/ clients, provides support to Clinic Triage Nurse (CTN) and supervises the work of support staff as applicable
  • Administers medications to patients/clients
  • Orders medications for patients/clients
  • Encourages support staff to deliver person-centered care that enables patients/clients  to engage in meaningful activities and relationships
  • Engages members of the public in the promotion of mental health/wellbeing and relapse prevention
  • Acts as Case Manager for assigned clients or groups of patients to develop and implement treatment plans and programs
  • Liaises with caregivers, relatives, and other care providers for best outcomes of patients/clients

 

Qualifications &/ Registration required:

  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse or equivalent with a minimum of three years post graduate experience
  • Certificate in Community Psychiatric Nursing or equivalent, preferred with three years of experience working in a community mental health setting
  • Current registration with the Bermuda Nursing Council
  • Valid car driver’s license

 

Schedule: All shifts, including evenings and weekend

 

Pre-employment substance abuse screening is mandatory for all successful candidates.

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