Mental Health And Substance Use Nurse – Crisis Response

Mental Health And Substance Use Nurse – Crisis Response

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 3, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

If you are a mental health nurse experienced in crisis intervention, mental health and substance use, consultation and care planning, bring your solid decision making skills and apply today to join the team at Kelowna General Hospital.

The MHSU Crisis Response Nurse provides consultation or assessment service to the Emergency Department or the Acute/Inpatient Mental Health service at the request of the Emergency Room physician, the general practitioner or the Emergency triage nurse. Initiates treatment as ordered by the attending physician and liaises with community services and agencies as indicated. Provides follow-up to all patients discharged from the Psychiatric Unit.

This is a Relief Full Time position until January 31, 2022 or return of incumbent. This position works rotating days shifts (11:00 to 23:00)

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic RN or RPN who is resourceful and passionate about interdepartmental collaboration to facilitate client stabilization and connection to appropriate community resources. If you have strong assessment skills and can thrive in a fast paced environment with competing priorities along with a strong clinical foundation and are confident in your decision making skills this is the job for you.

Click here to watch a video about why it’s an exciting time to join the MHSU team at Interior Health!

If you’re an experienced nurse who’s passionate about mental health, apply today to join the IH MHSU team!


Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Formal education/training in acute mental health nursing and a minimum of one year recent related experience in a multidisciplinary acute psychiatry setting including experience in Emergency/Crisis Intervention and rapid assessment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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