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Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Location:Kamloops
Facility:KAMLOOPS MENTAL HEALTH
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Competition #:01308877
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:KAMLOOPS MENTAL HEALTH
Department:KAM MHSU ASSERTIVE COMM
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 27, 2019*
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Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our team at Kamloops Mental Health & Substance Use.

We are seeking nurses for a variety of teams including the Intensive Case Management (ICM), Supervised Consumption (SCS), Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Substance Use Response & Connection. A minimum of 2 years recent related experience in a community setting is beneficial. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of substance use assessment/treatment, crisis intervention, and suicide risk assessment.

As the MHSU Nurse, you will ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence-based treatment. You will provide 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. Functioning as the primary clinician, you will utilize a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Casual shifts will be scheduled on an as-needed basis with shift times of 08:30 to 16:30 and 08:30 to 20:30.

If you’re an experienced nurse who's passionate about mental health, 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

** Knowledge of substance use assessment/treatment, crisis intervention, and suicide risk assessment is an asset.

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