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Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse
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Competition #:01295237
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Comments:Shifts offered may be in Trail, Castlegar and Nelson

Position Summary

We have an exciting casual opportunity available within our dynamic team at the Kiro Wellness Centre. If you have strong assessment and intake skills and are comfortable responding to crisis situations in the community, apply today to join our team! Never a dull moment, challenge yourself and your assessment and counselling skills in this role.

As the Rural & Remote Mental Health Nurse, you will work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team to provide 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.

Nursing shifts for this position may be Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:30 hours. This fantastic casual opportunity as Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse will allow you to work and travel between Nelson, Castlegar and Trail.

Strong candidates will have experience working in a mental health or psychiatric environment and be familiar with a Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PRSR) model of care.

Community: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.

Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.

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!

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.

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