Registered Nurse (FT) - The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

Job Details

Registered Nurse (FT)

  • City City: Brockville
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 3
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 40
  • Schedule Schedule: Shift
  • Education Education: College, University

The Royal is currently seeking Registered Nurses (RN). The RN will have a sound knowledge of clinical issues in the area of mental health and addiction and will provide specialized care to patients with complex mental illnesses.

Responsibilities include the provision of supportive nursing care consistent with patient treatment/rehabilitation needs and goals. In doing so, the RN will develop and implement, in conjunction with an interdisciplinary treatment team, creative treatment plans responsive to individual needs, and identify and coordinate the provision of services and resources, in collaboration with affiliate and community partners, advocating to safeguard the person in care’s entitlements and rights. The RN will also provide a safe, therapeutic environment including crisis management and emergency nursing care.


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • BSc.N preferred.
  • Certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing is preferred.
  • Previous nursing experience working in psychiatric/mental health specialization is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act, and Substitute Decision Act.
  • Safety and Security in the Workplace Training (candidate must agree to complete prior to start date if this qualification is not met).
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in psychiatric nursing practice as articulated in the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice.
  • Able to meet the Standards of nursing practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Recognized leadership skills with the ability to build the inter-disciplinary team approach to delivering interventions.
  • Valid drivers’ license, if required.
  • English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression. Bilingual is an asset.

Thank you so much for your interest in working with us at The Royal. At The Royal, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the recruitment process.

Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program

As a designated Rural Community Hospital, Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses working at Brockville Mental Health Centre may be eligible for the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program at for more information.

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The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching and research hospitals. Our mandate is simple: to help more people living with mental illness and addiction into recovery faster.