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St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

Registered Nurse - Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) Mental Health Program

Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) Mental Health Program

Part Time
: Flexible; must be available weekdays, evenings and weekends
$32.21 to $45.310 per hour, 25 year rate: $46.11 per hour

Position Summary: The Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) Registered Nurse (RN) partners with a Toronto Police Services officer to provide secondary response to police-directed calls regarding individuals identified as emotionally disturbed persons (EDP) in distress. The primary role of the MCIT registered nurse is to provide prompt community based mental health crisis assessment, intervention and referral to the most appropriate hospital or community services and supports. The MCIT nurse will liaise with hospital and community resources and supports as needed. In addition, the MCIT nurse and police officer(s) will participate in outreach and liaison with community partners, key stakeholders and identified significant others. All services are provided in accordance with the Standards of Practice established by the College of Nurses of Ontario and with current legislation.

The Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) is a collaborative initiative between St. Joseph's Health Centre and the Toronto Police Services; 11, 14, 22 Divisions. This innovative program provides mobile crisis intervention within southwest Toronto and Etobicoke of the Toronto Police Service Divisions.

Qualifications include:
• Minimum of 3-5 years recent experience in an acute mental health setting required.
• Minimum of 2 years experience in a community mental health setting preferred
• Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Competence issued by the College of Nurses.
• Current BCLS/CPR certification
• Current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification (or equivalent), or obtained within 6 months of hire.
• Completed Canadian Nursing Association Certificate in Psychiatric Nursing, (or equivalent), or willingness to complete within 2 years of hire required.
• Experience working with individuals with substance abuse and/or addictions is an asset.
• Demonstrated knowledge and skills in clinical assessment and supportive counseling.
• Demonstrated excellence in crisis, intervention and de-escalation skills.
• Proven ability to work independently and as a member of an interprofessional team
• Demonstrated organizational skills.
• Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Ontario Mental Health Act Personal Health Information Protection Act, Health Care Consent Act
• Familiarity with the Police Services Act
• Sound knowledge of the principles of the therapeutic relationship and their application to Crisis Intervention.
• Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills.
• Excellent work performance and punctuality.
• Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
• Proven ability in problem solving, decision making, and conflict resolution.
• Knowledge of and ability to access community resources.
• Proficiency in computer skills
• Demonstrated commitment to continual learning.
• Satisfactory attendance record.

How To Apply

If you are interested and qualified for this position, we invite you to send us your resume by one of the following methods.

  1. Upload your resume using the form below. Please note that only PDF or Word Documents may be uploaded.
  2. Email your resume to To be properly considered for a position, both the job title and department to which you are applying, must appear in the subject line of your email. Please note, St. Joseph’s Health Centre recommends using our resume uploader as a more secure means of transmission of your personal details. While we accept resume submissions from personal email accounts as well, we cannot ensure the security of submissions sent via third-party email providers.

In support of persons' with disabilities, St. Joseph's Health Centre asks that job applicants with disabilities who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if contacted for an interview/testing, so that a suitable accommodation can be arranged. (In compliance with AODA, 2005, Integrated Accessibility Standards 2011, Employment Standards). If you require assistance in completing a job application due to a disability please contact Human Resources directly at 416-530-6460.

Current St. Joseph's Health Centre employees who wish to apply for the above position must submit an electronic transfer request to Human Resources.

Electronic transfer requests can be submitted internally by choosing the position from this link, clicking "APPLY NOW", and completing the form. To access the Electronic Transfer Request system from outside the Health Centre, please click on the "For Staff" section of this site, found in the top right corner, and log-in to Access SJNet. Postings are located under the Human Resources Section of SJNet.

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.

All personal information collected through the St. Joseph’s Health Centre application and hiring process will be used for the purposes of determining suitability for the role to which you have applied.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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