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Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse
Location:Williams Lake
Facility:WILLIAMS LAKE MENTAL HLTH
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Competition #:01417785
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:WILLIAMS LAKE MENTAL HLTH
Department:WIM MH COMM CRISIS RESPO
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$35.53 - $46.65
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is currently hiring casual Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurses to join our community crisis response team (CCRT) in Williams Lake. The shift types for this position are days and evenings and shift times are from 08:00 to 20:00.

Candidates will need to have experience providing brief mental health and substance use assessments of clients in crisis, and work in a variety of settings such as office-based, community-based and in hospital. We are seeking candidates with flexibility, critical thinking skills and an ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team.

The Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use 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.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package will include vacation, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

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• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
 
Qualifications

• 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