Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse – Mental Health And Substance Use

Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse – Mental Health And Substance Use

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 10, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Creston, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :REGISTERED NURSE/REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE – MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE
Community :CRESTON
Facility :CRESTON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

A casual opportunity exists for a Mental Health & Substance Use Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join the warm and caring team with the Developmental Disability Mental Health Services in Creston, B.C.

We are seeking applicants with extensive experience in mental health and substance use plus knowledge and experience in developmental disabilities. Developmental Disability Mental Health Services is an Interior Health tertiary mental health program that provides specialized mental health consultation and services to individuals 14 years and older who have both an intellectual developmental disorder and mental health disorder. Working in the assigned clinical area Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), 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.

Shifts of work are days, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

If this opportunity is aligned with your training and passion for mental health, we want to hear from you.

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 Counselling & Treatment Services; Treatment, Support & Recovery Services; Crisis Response; Seniors MHSU Services; Substance Use; 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 Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

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