Travel Nurse – Mental Health Nurse

Travel Nurse – Mental Health Nurse


Job Position: Travel Nurse – Mental Health Nurse

Company: Bayshore HealthCare

Expected salary:

Location: Nunavut

Travel Nurse – Mental Health Nurse Job Details:



Are you an RN looking for an exciting travelling work experience? Do you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of those you care for? Have you thought about traveling for work to expand your personal and professional growth in health care? We provide a unique way to experience an expanded clinical scope while enjoying an adventure simultaneously!

Bayshore HealthCare’s Northern Nursing program has provided high-quality community health relief staffing services to Indigenous and Northern communities since 1997. Our Nurses experience exciting assignments in Northern Canada’s isolated, semi-isolated, and remote areas. Work closely with diverse Indigenous communities (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) providing care to community members in Canada’s remote Northern communities of the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

The work you will do:

MHNs provide holistic and comprehensive mental health nursing care to all ages across the life-span. As a multidisciplinary team member, the MHN supports a leadership role within mental health by providing nursing care for patients/families through the administration and implementation of the nursing process

  • Medical/psychiatric assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation with individuals presenting in acute crisis and with chronic illnesses. Consultation with physicians and psychiatrists as needed
  • Provide crisis intervention as well as care planning for chronic illness with the mental health population presentations, including assessment of suicide risks, safety planning, additions treatments, longer term care requirements if needed, etc. Assessment with formulation of a care plan for all mental health presentations across the life span
  • Application of client/family and community health nursing principles in all aspects of practice, including collaboration with other health centers/hospitals, RCMP, Family Services and Educational Institutions.
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act (Nunavut) and ability to practice accordingly when caring for the mental health population
  • Provide comprehensive nursing care including initial /ongoing assessments, initiation and administration of medications, supporting monitoring of interventions/ including metabolic bloodwork, application and evaluation of therapeutic modalities and consistent application of the recovery model approach with the mental health population.
  • MHN assignments in Nunavut have a 6-week minimum

Why Bayshore?

  • Enjoy fully paid & planned travel while doing what you love
  • Highly competitive pay packages & incentives
  • Comprehensive orientation and training
  • Continual learning and professional development
  • Work options to fit your life
  • 24/7 support from a caring and dedicated team who welcomes you from your first day


Who You Are:

  • You are a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and have a nursing license through the provincial governing body in good standing
  • You have or are willing to obtain a nursing license through the College and Association of Nurses of the NWT and Nunavut (CANNN)
  • You have (3000 hours) two (2) years of recent full-time experience as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse or Mental Health Nurse OR (1500 hours) one (1) year of recent full-time experience working in remote, isolated or semi-isolated communities as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse OR Mental Health Nurse
  • Mandatory skillsets and additional training requirements and reimbursements will be discussed during interview

Thank you to all applicants. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

Bayshore is committed to a high quality and safe environment for both our staff and clients/patients. Dependent upon Provincial government regulations, and the position being applied for, new hires may be required to provide proof of vaccination against illnesses such as COVID-19, Hepatitis, Seasonal Flu etc. Please speak with the recruiter for Provincial and/or position specific requirements. Medical exemptions or any other kinds of requested exemptions based upon Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

“At Bayshore Healthcare, our commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is our strength. This is how we bring our vision of being the difference in the lives of those we care for, work with and in our communities. We have a great sense of pride in creating a culture of belonging, where individual differences are embraced and celebrated, through programs, resources and policies that support each individuals purpose, potential and wellbeing.”

Bayshore operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and applicable Provincial Human Rights Codes.

How to Apply?

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