Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding career? Consider working with the amazing team at Braemore Lodge in Penticton where everyone is valued within our multi-disciplinary team! We have an amazing temporary full time opportunity for a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse. This relief line is expected to go until March 31, 2023, or return of the incumbent.
What will you work on?
Each Nurse is assigned four primary clients who they will be responsible for developing psychosocial rehab goals and treatment goals with, and be the primary contact for that particular resident. This position offers the opportunity to improve quality of life and facilitate rehabilitation with your clients.
As the successful candidate, you will provide nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhance quality of life for the patient and family; consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers; demonstrate continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
Shifts of work are rotating days and nights 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.
About this location/unit
Braemore Lodge is a 16 bed licensed facility providing psychosocial rehabilitation for persons with a serious and persistent mental illness. 4 of the beds are Tertiary Specialized Residential.
Braemore Lodge provides services to individuals who are experiencing significant functional impairment and require residential rehabilitation and recovery services. Tertiary services are provided to four designated beds for individuals who have lived in institutions for many years. Sixteen people live at Braemore Lodge, each with their own private room and bathroom facilities. The focus is rehabilitation and recovery to restore or develop each person’s ability to live a meaningful life. Principles of psychosocial rehabilitation are central to an empowerment and client centered approach at Braemore Lodge.
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.
Graduation from an approved school of nursing and 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).
and Midwives (BCCNM)
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.