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

Position Summary

This position may qualify for up to $10,000 as a signing bonus and/or be eligible for relocation allowance. Apply today and ask if you qualify!

Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) to join our Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Elderly Services team in beautiful Keremeos, BC.


Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.


What We Offer:

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Generous Vacation Entitlement
• Employer Paid Health Benefits
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Shift Premiums
• Competitive wages


About the Job:

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse:
• Functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) or Tertiary Mental Health Services multi-disciplinary care team
• 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
• 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
• 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 Permanent Full Time (1.0 FTE) opportunity.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday days, from 08:30 to 16:30.


About this location/unit:

Keremeos is a vibrant, agricultural community located in the beautiful Similkameen Valley of British Columbia. The valley area is home to many ranches, orchards and wineries due to its year round mild, dry climate with long hot summers! Whether you like to swim in the fresh, clean waters of the Similkameen River, take a leisurely rafting trip, hike or bike through stunning scenery – Keremeos has it all!

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply Today!

Qualifications

• 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.

Comments

Effective April 1, 2023 - hourly rate $40.21-$54.28 per hour.

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 #:

01789976

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR

Location:

Keremeos

Department:

KMH MH ELDERLY

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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