Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse – Overdose Prevention Site

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 1, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $35.53 - $46.65 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse – Overdose Prevention Site

Competition #: 01406287
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Department: VEM MH ADDCTN SVCS ODPS
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $35.53 – $46.65
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Is Mental Health Nursing your passion? A casual Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse opportunity is available in Vernon. Apply now to join our mental health & substance use team!

This position will support the Vernon Overdose Prevention Site by providing overdose education, harm reduction and nursing services to individuals accessing overdose prevention including responding to overdoses.

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.

Casual shifts are scheduled on an as-needed basis from Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30.

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 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

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