MTS Level 9 With A Market Adjustment To A MTS Level 11 - Registered Nurse - Provincial Adult ADHD Program - UPEI Health and Wellness Centre (Grant Funded) *Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Staff Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
UPEI Health and Wellness Centre
Registered Nurse
Full-Time Term Position
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week

$84,486 to $92,923 per annum, as per CUPE 1870 (Grant Funded)


As soon as possible for a one-year term (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding, and departmental requirements)

The UPEI Health & Wellness Centre is launching a Provincial ADHD Program for Adults on PEI.  The program is funded by the Department of Social Development and Housing and UPEI. The program is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) as part of the team of professionals who will support individuals who are living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The RN will provide direct service and work closely with other members of the Provincial ADHD Program. The RN will report directly to the Director of the UPEI Health & Wellness Centre.


  • Direct clinical service to individuals 16+ who are referred to the Provincial ADHD Program
  • Participate in team meetings, coaching and mentoring sessions and individual/group counselling sessions
  • Coordinate the daily activities of the clinic – provide direction to the administrative assistants
  • Triage incoming referrals – review with other team members as required
  • Manage wait list and review with team periodically. Update referrals as required
  • Provide follow up care to individuals newly diagnosed as well as monitoring of individuals on treatment
  • Coordinate team meetings; prepare agendas and ensure meeting materials are sent out in advance
  • Develop processes for documentation management
  • Collect statistics/report to director
  • Lead the program in protocol/policy development, ensuring they reflect the philosophy of best practices in ADHD care, including health education, counselling, and interventions to promote health living and reduce secondary issues related to unmanaged ADHD
  • Coordinate ongoing team educational opportunities
  • Provide high quality front-line nursing services; may include assessment, triage, venipuncture, vital signs, etc.
  • Assist with the collection of collateral data on patients – this could include working with families/schools, friends to obtain old report cards, job performance reviews, having family members complete questionnaires/surveys in advance of appointments.  Work with the administrative assistants to ensure chart complete prior to initial visit with clinicians
  • Work with outside agencies to develop processes to provide outreach to vulnerable populations (e.g. Provincial Corrections Department)
  • Work with the administrative assistants to develop processes for intake, handling of referrals, how to screen into the program and appropriate use of the program
  • Work with pediatricians to develop a process to transition 16-year-old over to the provincial team
  • Maintain and protect confidential records and case reporting consistent with policy, procedures, and ethical standards
  • May liaise with other program/population areas (e.g. Holland College, Provincial Corrections, 2SLGBTQIA etc.). This could include assessing the clinical needs of these communities and augment traditional clinical service with evidence informed clinical outreach
  • Performing other duties as required to facilitate the functioning of the Provincial ADHD Program for Adults, which includes but is not limited to contributing to operational policy development and day to day functioning of the clinic


  • Applicants must have a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, with preference given to those with a Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Applicants must be eligible for registration with the PEI College of Registered Nurses; where currently registered, must be a member in good standing
  • Prior experience working with adults with ADHD would be considered an asset
  • Ability to liaise effectively with relevant stakeholders (e.g., UPEI/Holland College students, Provincial Correctional Facility, etc.)
  • Demonstrated strengths in clinical work with cultural and other group and personal diversities
  • Demonstrated effective professional skill including time management, interpersonal skills, oral and written skills, effective team building skills, collaborative, and consultative practice skills
  • Working knowledge of Mental Health Act, FOIPP, Consent to Treatment Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Child Protection Act, Health Professions Act, and other legislative frameworks as needed
  • Working knowledge of the Canadian Nurse’s Association Code of Ethics
  • CPR Certification
  • The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal record and vulnerable sector check prior to beginning employment


Application Instructions:

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website ( Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.