We have a permanent full time opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) team in Oliver. This position works with adult and senior populations.
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 so experience working with the Elderly population is necessary.
As the MHSU Nurse, you will ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence-based treatment. You will provide 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. Functioning as the primary clinician, you will utilize a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.
Shifts of work are of a casual nature and may be scheduled from Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:00.
If you’re an experienced nurse who's passionate about community mental health, apply today!
Community Profile: Oliver (Population 5,000) has a climate and a thriving community that suits just about everyone. Whether splashed with the pink blossoms of spring or surrounded by the bursting colours of autumn, the orchards, forests, vineyards and mountains around Oliver are beautiful. Magnificent scenery can be reached within ten minutes from just about anywhere in Oliver and afternoon drive possibilities are almost endless.
Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
Two years’ of 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) 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
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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