Registered Nurse | Mental Health and Substance Use

Position Summary

Hillside Centre in Kamloops, B.C. is seeking experienced and dynamic Relief Full Time RN/RPN to join our incredible team. This relief is until June 5, 2023 or return of the incumbent.

What will you work on?

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Shifts are rotating Days & Nights – 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

About this location/unit

Hillside Centre is a 44 bed facility located on the Royal Inland Hospital campus in Kamloops, B.C. It provides services to both adults and elderly individuals with acute illness and/or severely dysfunctional behaviours who cannot be cared for in the psychiatric system in their own area. The focus is on diagnosis and stabilization with rehabilitation strategies to promote stabilization and reintegration into the community to return home
The staff at Hillside are enthusiastic and strive to provide excellence in care. If you are a passionate and experienced mental health nurse looking to join a great team, this opportunity is for you.

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.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two 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 BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

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 #:

01767477

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

HLS GENERAL PSYCH ADULT

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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