Mental Health Nurse (RN/RPN)

Position Summary

Join us in beautiful Nelson, BC. We have an amazing opportunity for a Mental Health Nurse at McKim Cottage.

Do you consider yourself a seasoned and resilient Mental Health nurse with excellent communication and team skills? If so, then consider working with our Mental Health team where everyone is valued within a multi-disciplinary team environment! We currently have a casual opportunity available.
Located in Nelson, B.C. McKim Cottage provides many services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support, and after-hours mental health support.

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Shifts of work are of a casual nature and may be scheduled between Monday to Friday; 08:00 – 14:16 hours.
Love where you live, work and play. Make a difference. Apply today!

Note: Any position that is required to enter a Long Term Care/Assisted Living facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01614349

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

MCKIM

Location:

Nelson

Department:

KBR MH STEP UP/DOWN (MCKIM)

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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