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Mental Health Nurse
Location:Vernon
Facility:VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01296155
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Department:VJH MH PSYCHIATRY
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Is Mental Health Nursing your passion? Casual Mental Health Nurses opportunities are available. Apply now to join our amazing team at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital's Mental Health Department provides services for adolescents, adults and psycho-geriatric patients in the North Okanagan, which includes all areas from Vernon to Revelstoke. There are 17 beds and one secure room and our RNs/RPNs work 8-hour or 12-hour shifts.

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

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. Shift types for this position are days, nights. Shift times rotate from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.

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 and two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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

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