Humber River Hospital

Registered Nurse - Adult Inpatient, Mental Health

Posting Date 4 months ago(6/1/2023 9:44 AM)
Mental Health Program
5 Mental Health - Adult General
Employee Type
Temporary Full-Time
Employee Group
Job ID

Position Profile

Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.


Five years since opening our doors as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   


At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!


Right now we’re looking for a Registered Nurse to work in our Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit within the Mental Health and Addictions Program. 


Hours of work: Must be able to work all day/evening/nights shift, subject to change based on unit needs

Hourly Rate Range: $37.93 - $54.37
Employee Group:   

Location - Wilson Site



  • R.N. responsibilities for the assessment and treatment of mental health patients in the acute phase of the illness.
  • Effective use of the primary care nursing model.
  • Ability to perform mental status examination and crisis intervention.
  • Resource/team leader responsibilities.
  • Individual/group counselling, individual supportive intervention and therapeutic group activities
  • Nurses may be reassigned to other mental health units as per the Collective Agreement


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current BCLS/CPR certification required.
  • BScN or a degree in health sciences preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years recent mental health nursing experience is preferred
  • Formal CPI certification preferred.
  • Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing required or willingness to obtain when eligible to do so.   
  • Funding/payment for certification is the individual's responsibility with guidance from the Hospital.
  • Excellent psychiatric assessment and risk assessment skills.
  • Phlebotomy skills an asset.
  • Experience with chronically mentally ill patients.
  • Understanding of functional psychiatric illnesses, addictions and treatments.
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and RAI-MH assessment.
  • Crisis intervention skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with an ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to effectively work in a stressful fast paced acute patient care environment.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Health is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Health is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Health as a community academic hospital.

Humber River Health was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

Why? Because at Humber River Health, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.



Interested applicants are required to submit an Internal Application form to Human Resources before the closing date. Internal Applications that are incomplete or contain incorrect information may not be considered.  We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview


Humber River Health is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.




Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis


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