RN/RPN, Mental Health & Substance Use Services Mobile Crisis Response – Surrey

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RN/RPN, Mental Health & Substance Use Services Mobile Crisis Response Surrey

 

Job Title: RN/RPN, Mental Health & Substance Use Services Mobile Crisis Response - Surrey

Posting Number: 1190403

Geographic Location: Surrey

 

Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse with training and experience in Mental Health and Substance Use? We are seeking a motivated registered nurse with a real dedication for delivering compassionate care to join our Mobile Crisis Response Team.

 

Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based residential, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people – 1/3 of British Columbia’s population.

 

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

 

We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team.

 

Build on your career experience by:

Providing person-centered and recovery oriented care to individuals with mental illness and/or substance use issues
Responding to crisis situations, determining appropriate response, coordinating with emergency providers, providing short term treatment and stabilization
Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team to identify risks and urgency of interventions
Conducting emergency on-site assessment of persons who are thought to be in psychiatric or psychosocial crises
Advocating for clients, ensuring basic needs are met through accessing available programs
Participating in research and quality improvement activities
Educating clients and families with information regarding early intervention, crisis management, suicide prevention, community resources and coping with illness

 

Your background includes:

Graduate of an approved School of Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
Two (2) years recent related experience providing treatment services to individuals with mental health and/or concurrent disorders
Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage.

 

This role is a full-time position located in Surrey, BC. Surrey is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities and its land mass makes it the largest city in the province, equal to the size of Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby combined. Known as the City of Parks, Surrey has over 6,000 acres of parkland and 15 golf courses and driving ranges. Also, despite rapid growth, Surrey has held onto the rural flavour of its past, with about 35 per cent of its land designated as agricultural and still actively farmed.

 

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. We are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers.

 

We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

 

Are you looking to transform your practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?

 

Does this sound like the perfect role for you? Apply today and take the next step in your career so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

 

 

Posting Date: 6-Jun-2019

Closing Date: Open until filled

Employment Type: Full Time

FTE: 1

Rate: $34.83 - $45.73 / hour

Hours of Work: During training period 0830-1630 M-F; Normal shift hours: 0700-1900 (11hr paid) rotating

Program/Service: MHSU