Registered Nurse, Opioid Agonist Treatment (5554231)

$36.23 - $47.58 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
  • Oct 31, 2022
Full time Registered Nurses Nursing Nurse

Job Description

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), as well as within a client and family centered care model.

The Clinic Nurse provides harm reduction services through a trauma-informed nursing care model to clients with physical or mental health needs and/or concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders. Provides direct health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases including communicable diseases, substance dependency, mental health and general health issues. Performs physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments, refers clients to the physician for further examination, and administers prescribed treatments and medications. Observes, monitors, evaluates and documents client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions. Provides education and support to clients/groups using a health promotion approach. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, other health care professionals, clients, families and the community. Performs job duties through a Trauma Informed Care Framework and Indigenous Cultural lens.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday / Days - 08:30 to 17:00, 10:00 to 18:00

Prince Rupert is a coastal port city with a population of 12,220 (2021). It is nestled into a mountain and surrounded by the Great Bear Rainforest. See rare wildlife, explore our rugged landscapes, and experience world-class fishing adventures you won’t find anywhere else. Check out more on Prince Rupert, known as the halibut capital of the world.

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” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

Qualifications

  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN or RPN registrant.
  • Two 2 years’ recent experience providing trauma-informed acute or community health nursing care/services to clients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.

Who we are
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.