RURAL & REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

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RURAL & REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

Job ID 1490984  

Job title: RURAL & REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

Community: WILLIAMS LAKE

Facility: CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Status: TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME (0.70 FTE)

Position Summary

Interior Health is currently hiring a Term Specific Part Time (0.70 FTE) Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse to join our community crisis response team (CCRT) in Williams Lake. Candidates will need to have experience providing brief mental health and substance use assessments of clients in crisis, and work in a variety of settings such as office-based, community-based and in hospital. We are seeking candidates with flexibility, critical thinking skills and an ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team.

The Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

The shift types for this position are days and evenings; shift times are from 14:00 to 22:00

Biweekly hours are 52.50

This position is projected to end on June 30, 2021

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package will include vacation, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. We are seeking experienced and confident RNs and RPNs with excellent communication skills who enjoy working independently. If this sounds like a great fit for you, apply today!

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
  • Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNM).
  • Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.