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Mental Health Nursing

Location:
Oshawa, ON, Canada
Posted:
September 08, 2019

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Summary of Qualifications

Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses

Committed to quality health care and ongoing education

Proven excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral/written communication skills

Demonstrates versatility in ability to accept changes in patient care needs and patient assignments

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Meditech system; quickly learn custom in-house systems

Superior problem solving skills developed through extensive customer service experience

Bilingual in German

Interested in completing RPN Mental Health certification

Education

Practical Nursing Program Sept. 2015 -June. 2018

Durham College, Oshawa, ON

Health Science Upgrading Certificate Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2014

Durham College, Oshawa, ON

Cumulative average of 90% with Honour Roll in upgrading program courses

Professional Practice

Registered Practical Nurse May 2019 – Present Ontario Shores Whitby, ON

Forensic Assessment Unit

Demonstrated competence within the full scope of practice of a Registered Practical Nurse in the provision of assessment, care, medications, interventions and documentation of care needs

Proven excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral/written communication skills

Able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team

Demonstrated excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Standards for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, as well as relevant policies and legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)

Incorporate the recovery philosophy into all aspects of care

Ensure safety is standards are incorporated in practice

Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard

Proven ability to work all shifts including days, evening and nights

Worked with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds

Registered Practical Nurse

Bayshore HealthCare October 2018- Sept/19

Provide client care by utilizing skills of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counselling and health teaching

Followed clients specific care plan on an on-going basis ensuring emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety are met and are within the scope of practice

Perform routine nursing duties to client such as catheter care, digital stimulations

Observe and document client conditions and changes following proper standards

Maintain confidentiality of client and corporate information

Assist client with activities of daily living

Assist client on outings

Consolidation

Ontario Shores Feb.2018-April 2018

Forensic Community Reintegration Unit Whitby, ON

Whitby, ON

Demonstrated competence within the full scope of practice of a Registered Practical Nurse in the provision of assessment, care, medications, interventions and documentation of care needs

Proven excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral/written communication skills

Able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team

Demonstrated excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Standards for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, as well as relevant policies and legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)

Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard

Proven ability to work all shifts including days, evening and nights

Worked with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds

Previous placements

Medical-Surgical Unit Jan. 2017 – Apr. 2017 Lakeridge Health Oshawa

Bowmanville, ON

Applied critical nursing skills and knowledge to patients and situations on acute medical floor

Able to dress wounds using proper technique, and perform additional procedures within the student nursing scope effectively

Working knowledge of medication administration while demonstrating ability to follow proper procedure, apply critical math skills to calculate proper dosages, and proving thorough drug knowledge

Effectively cared for multiple clients

Mental Health Unit Nov. 2016 – Dec. 2016

Markham-Stouffville Hospital

Markham, ON

Developed skills in completing a full and effective mental status assessment

Increased versatility and ability to adapt to different situations and behaviours

Provided patient with coping strategies, behavioral and emotional support

Maternal/Child Mar. - Apr. 2016

Markham-Stouffville Hospital

Markham, ON

Completed thorough physical assessments of mothers and newborns and documented findings

Long Term Care January 2015 – March 2015

The Uxbridge “Cottage” Hospital

Uxbridge,ON

Educated clients and families on proper nutrition with the use of prepared care plans

Provided client assistance with bathing, mouth care and activities of daily living

Enforced and advocated for client safety regarding their care, transfers, and infection control

Capable of effective time management and able to prioritize tasks

Certification

Blood Easy Blood Administration Certificate – Oct. 2016

Current CPR Health Care Provider– August 2019

Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certificate- February 2019

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Training Certificate – Sept. 2016

Worker Health and Safety Awareness Certificate – Sept. 2016

Workplace Violence and Harassment Training Certificate – Sept. 2016

Hand Hygiene Certificate – Sept. 2015

St. Peter’s Feeding Guide – Feeding Certificate – Sept. 2015

Additional Experience

Developmental Support Worker July 2016 – 2019

Christian Horizons

Facilitate community involvement

Participate in person directed planning

Advocate & foster independence for clients

Used creative problem solving & decision making

Used different approaches to communicate with clients

Assist clients with activities of daily living

Developmental Support Worker July 2016 – 2018

Community Living Oshawa/Clarington

Facilitate community involvement

Participate in person directed planning

Advocate & foster independence for clients

Used creative problem solving & decision making

Used different approaches to communicate with clients

Assist clients with activities of daily living



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