Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Adult Community Support Services (ACSS)

  • Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Nov 21, 2020

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Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse – Adult Community Support Services (ACSS)

Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse – Adult Community Support Services (ACSS)

Competition #: 01432469

Employee Type: RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit: BCNU

Facility: KELOWNA CHSC

Department: KEM MH ACSS (CASE MGMT)

Reports To: MANAGER

Hourly Wage: $35.53 – $46.65

Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*

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Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mental Health & Substance Use Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Adult Community Support Services (ACSS) team in Kelowna.

The ACSS team supports people with active and on-going mental health problems. The team helps people gain skills to live independently. The team includes: nurses, occupational therapy, social work and psychiatrists. The team sees people at the centre, in their home, or in the community.

As the MHSU Nurse, you will ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence-based treatment. You will provide 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. Functioning as the primary clinician, you will utilize a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:30-16:30. This relief position is scheduled to end April 1, 2022.

If you’re an experienced nurse who’s passionate about mental health, apply today!

Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ of recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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