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

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

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 3, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Salmon Arm, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :RN/RPN – MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE (MHSU)
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SALMON ARM HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We have an exciting casual opportunity available within our dynamic Mental Health Community Crisis Response team at the Salmon Arm Health Centre. 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 Mental Health Services care 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.

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 rotating day and evening shifts (09:00 to 17:00, 10:00 to 18:00, 13:30 to 22:30) between Monday to Saturday.

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

Community: In the heart of British Columbia’s famous Shuswap Lake recreational area is the town of Salmon Arm, surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space. Salmon Arm has a mild, yet distinct four-season climate, and offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities including arts and cultural events, skiing and hiking. Residents take pride and satisfaction in protecting their quality of life. Salmon Arm’s economy is based upon forestry, agriculture, tourism, commerce, and manufacturing.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
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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