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Psychiatric Aide

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Part Time / Contract
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $21.48 - $23.49 - Per Hour
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Psychiatric Aide

Competition #: 01287995
Employee Type: PERMANENT PART TIME (0.61 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $21.48 – $23.49
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2019*


Position Summary
We are currently seeking a permanent part time (0.61 FTE) Psychiatric Aide to join our team at the Hillside Centre – Interior Adult Psychiatric Centre in Kamloops, B.C.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and as a member of the multi-disciplinary tertiary acute psychiatry/psycho-geriatric/neuropsychiatric services team and under the direction of the Manager (or designate), the Psychiatric Aide performs a variety of duties in the personal care and emotional support of patients. These duties are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards and philosophies of Hillside Interior Acute Psychiatric Centre; Tertiary Mental Health and Addictions Services, and Interior Health.

Hillside Centre is a 47 bed inpatient tertiary psychiatric facility located in Kamloops, BC. It provides specialized treatment for those with the most complex mental health disorders, both adults and elderly individuals who cannot be care for in the psychiatric system in their own area, not just within Interior Health but throughout the province.

Hillside’s focus is on diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders as well as psychosocial rehabilitation strategies to promote stabilization and reintegration into the community to return home. Major psychiatric treatment programs offered at Hillside are:
• Neuropsychiatry
• Adult
• Geriatric
• Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Shifts of will work will be rotating days, evenings and nights with shift times of 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

• Grade 12
• Resident Care Attendant Certificate
• One year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Current First Aid, CPR, and Food Safe Certificates
• A valid class V BC driver’s license
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)

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

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