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Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse
Location:Williams Lake
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Competition #:01213999
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$33.56 - $44.06
Comments:**Due to Collective Agreement pay-scale adjustments, effective Apr, 2019, the pay scale is now $34.83 - $45.73**

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking experienced and passionate mental health nurses for a casual opportunity with at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake, B.C. This position will work at Gateway Crisis Stabilization and with the Community Crisis Response Team.

Gateway is a 5-bed inpatient substance use crisis program that offers short stay for people in emotional or psychiatric distress and/or are in need of sub-acute withdrawal management. Located on the 3rd floor of Cariboo Memorial Hospital, this program provides a level of service mid-way between out-patient therapy and in-patient hospitalization and works towards facilitating a swift return to community living arrangements. This position works with clients who are admitted to the program as well as people from the community and ED who are being admitted. There’s also an in-reach component with the emergency department.

The Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Shifts of work are days, evenings and nights 08:30 to 20:30 and 20:30 to 08:30.

We are seeking experienced and confident RNs and RPNs with excellent communication skills who enjoy working independently. If this sounds like a great fit for you, apply today!

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT