Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse (RN/RPN)

Position Summary

Casual opportunities exists for Mental Health & Substance Use Registered Nurses or Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join the warm and caring team with the Developmental Disability Mental Health Services in sunny Kelowna, B.C.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking applicants with extensive experience in mental health and substance use plus knowledge and experience in developmental disabilities.

About this location/unit

Developmental Disability Mental Health Services is an Interior Health tertiary mental health program that provides specialized mental health consultation and services to individuals 14 years and older who have both an intellectual developmental disorder and mental health disorder.

What will you work on?

Working in the assigned clinical area Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), the Registered Nurse provides 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. The Registered Nurse functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Shifts of work are days, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

How will we help you grow?

We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

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 this opportunity is aligned with your training and passion for mental health, we want to hear from you. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

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 Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug, 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 Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

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 #:

01722457

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEM IH DEVLPTL DISABILITY MH S

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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