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Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse
Location:Vernon
Facility:VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01268925
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Department:VEM MH ACSS (CASE MGMT)
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:JUNE 21, 2019*
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Position Summary

Is Mental Health Nursing your passion? We are currently seeking a Permanent Full Time Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse to join our amazing team at the Vernon Health Centre.

The Registered Nurse functions as a member of the larger Community Integrated Health Services (CIHS) or Tertiary Mental Health Services care team and as a member of a designated multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems, and/or problematic substance use and/or development disability issues who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

Working in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug, Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) the Registered Nurse provides assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Registered Nurse functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

This is a Permanent Full Time case management position working in Adult Community Support Services (ACSS). The successful applicant will work 08:30 to 16:30 Monday-Friday (Saturdays, Sundays, and Stats off).

If you are an experienced Mental Health Nurse with a positive attitude who thrives in a fast paced environment working with patients with concurrent mental health and substance use challenges, we have the career for you.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
 
Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug, Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

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