Registered Nurse (RN/RPN) | Mental Health and Substance Use

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our team at Kamloops Mental Health & Substance Use in a relief part-time (0.50 FTE) capacity. This position is with the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Substance Use Response, and Connection Programs at Royal Inland Hospital.

We are seeking applicants with experience with completing mental health and substance use assessments providing crisis response, and referral to resources/supports in the community is necessary as well as at least two years of recent related experience with community nursing is required.

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 days and evenings 08:30 to 16:30, 08:30 to 20:30, 12:47 to 00:00, 10:00 to 18:00, 08:30 to 18:30. This relief position is scheduled to end May 31, 2023, or return of the incumbent.

If you’re an experienced nurse who's passionate about mental health and substance use, apply today!

Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing

Two years’ 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, Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses & 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 #:

01785996

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH MHSU OPIOID AGONIST

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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