Looking for an experienced nursing leader for Mental Health and Substance Services. If you are passionate about providing effective and efficient delivery of services, please look into this position.
In accordance with the vision and values of the organization, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating specialized mental health and substance use services. Responsibilities include coordinating and assigning requests for consultation. Accountable for prioritizing consultations based on urgency and assessment of patients. Will provide consistent liaison with physician, nursing unit staff, and other health care professionals, building capacity through supporting care planning and providing education to health care professionals, networking with appropriate community programs, and supporting coordinated transition to community. Supports care coordination with relevant community and emergency services partners.
Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Evenings - 12:00 to 20:30, rotating
Terrace has a population 12,700 (2021) residents. The community of Terrace is northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Check out Terrace where there is always something new to experience.
What Northern Health has to offer you!
- Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
- Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
- Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
- Employee referral program
- Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
- Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
- “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government
Who we are
- Registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as a practicing RN or RPN,
- Three (3) years of recent related clinical experience in an acute care Mental Health and Substance Use setting, supplemented by additional training/education in opioid agonist therapies, addiction and psychiatric pharmacotherapy processes, substance use and chronic pain, Trauma Informed Practice, Harm Reduction approaches, Stages of Change, other relevant best practices therapies as appropriate, statistical analysis, quality improvement methodologies and patient safety and two years recent teaching experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Current valid B.C. driver’s license.
- Successful initial RCMP Security Screen and subsequent Enhanced Security Clearance
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.