We have exciting permanent full time opportunity for an experienced Mental Health & Substance Use Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Treatment, Support, and Recovery MH team at the Penticton Health Centre.
What will you work on?
This RN/RPN may be asked to support various teams in an integrated mental health and substance use service working with adults. The Treatment, Support, and Recovery team provide services to adults who suffer from a severe and persistent mental illness and aims to improve quality of life of these individuals by providing support to achieve their highest level of functioning.
As a member of the team 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 hours.
*This is a vacation relief line covering multiple teams. Rotation is determined at the beginning of each year.
About this location/unit
The team supports people 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. The team helps people gain skills to live independently and supports to achieve their highest level of functioning and improve quality of life.
How will you create an impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
If you are an experienced nurse who is passionate about mental health, apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Counselling & Treatment Services; Treatment, Support & Recovery Services; Crisis Response; Seniors MHSU Services; Substance Use; Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Current valid B.C. driver’s license.
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.