Rural & Remote Adult MHSU Nurse

Position Summary

We currently have an exciting casual opportunity for an experienced Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Nurse for the Rocky Mountain Lodge located in Cranbrook, B.C.

Who are we looking for?
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 small multi-disciplinary team environment!

What will you work on?
The Registered Nurse functions as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Registered Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Hours of work are from 08:30 to 16:42 and shift types are days, working Monday to Friday.

About this location/unit
Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.

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

For permanent positions, 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.

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 (2) years’ recent related experience in a MHSU 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 #:

01748568

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

CBC MH ACSS (CASE MGMT)

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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