Mental Health & Addictions Case Coordinator Nurse (RPN/RN)

$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Powell River, BC, Canada
  • Jan 18, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses Healthcare Nursing Nurse

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse OR Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join the Powell River Mental Health team as a Mental Health & Addictions Case Coordinator Nurse. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Mental Health & Addictions Case Coordinator Nurse with VCH you will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health and addictions care team to provide treatment and case management services that are both inclusionary and flexible for individuals with mental illness and concurrent disorders (i.e. addictions.)
  • Establish and maintain relationships with, and consult with, clients, their families and colleagues to provide appropriate treatment services based on best practices and client need.
  • Perform key duties such as: intake, mental health assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, consultation, individual counseling, education, and support groups to facilitate and coordinate client access to services.

ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC

On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.

On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for.

 

WHO WE ARE

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Diploma in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Three (3) years’ recent related experience providing treatment services to individuals with mental health issues, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client and family centred care model.
  • Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing/psychiatric nursing practice.
  • Broad knowledge of mental illness and treatment.
  • Broad knowledge of substance abuse and addictions treatment.
  • Broad knowledge of psychopharmacology (indications and side-effects).
  • Broad knowledge of counseling skills and group facilitation skills.
  • Broad knowledge of other facilities and community resources.