Rn/Rpn – Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu)

Rn/Rpn – Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 3, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Castlegar, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :RN/RPN – MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE (MHSU)
Community :CASTLEGAR
Facility :KOOTENAY BOUNDARY OFFICE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity available within our dynamic team in Mental Health with the Kootenay Boundary Office in Castlegar, BC.

If you have strong assessment and intake skills and are comfortable responding to crisis situations in the community, apply today to join our team. Never a dull moment, challenge yourself and your assessment and counselling skills in this role.

The Registered Nurse functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) or Tertiary Mental Health Services care team and as a member of a designated multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems, and/or problematic substance use and/or development disability issues who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services. Working in the assigned clinical area, 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.

Nursing shifts for this position are rotating days between Monday to Friday and shift times are 08:00 – 16:30.

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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