Registered Nurse | Mental Health and Substance Use

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RN/RPN) to join our incredible Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team at Kamloops.

The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team is a team-based care treatment model for complex clients with severe and persistent psychiatric illness, and concurrent health and social challenges. This position is an outreach role meeting clients in their homes and community. The ACT team provides frequent, ongoing mental health assessments, case management, housing assistance, family support and substance use services.

The RN/RPN ensures that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems, and/or problematic substance use and/or development disability issues who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services. The RN/RPN provides 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. The position functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

This is a Relief Part Time 0.50 FTE position until August 21, 2023, or the return of the incumbent, working rotating days and evenings. This is a vacation relief line, providing relief coverage for the Safe Consumption Site/Assertive Community Treatment Team and Connections until December 31, 2022. As of January 1, 2023, this vacancy provides vacation relief for the Safe Consumption Site and the OAT Nursing Positions.

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


Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Counselling & Treatment Services; Treatment, Support & Recovery Services; Crisis Response; Seniors MHSU Services; Substance Use; 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 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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