Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse Prescriber

Position Summary

Exciting opportunity available for a nurse passionate and experienced in Mental Health and Substance Use in the role of Nurse Prescriber! If you have two years related experience in Mental Health and Substance Use environment and would like to be a part of a supportive team environment while working autonomously, this is the position for you!

What will you work on?
The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Rural & Remote Nurse Prescriber works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides services such as Opiate Agonist Therapies, support and recovery, substance use crisis support, episodic overdose prevention services and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic problem substance use.

This is a Permanent Part Time 0.72 FTE position. Days of works are Tuesday to Friday with shifts from 09:00 to 16:03. Required Nurse Prescriber education offered to successful applicant.

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.

Community Profile: The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling hills in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. This community has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Horseback riding, river rafting, fishing and camping are popular recreational pursuits in the area.

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.


Apply today to join our community mental health team in Williams Lake!

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 Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
- 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 #:

01726571

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.72 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

WILLIAMS LAKE MENTAL HLTH

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

WIM MH NURSE PRESCRIBING

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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