Registered Nurse | Mental Health and Substance Use

Position Summary

Interior Health is currently hiring a relief part-time (0.80 FTE) Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse to join our amazing MHSU team in breathtaking Castlegar, BC. This opportunity is set to go until October 27, 2023, or the return of the incumbent.

What will you work on?

As the Mental Health Nurse with ACSS you will provide urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Who are we looking for?

Candidates will need to have experience providing mental health and substance use assessments of clients in crisis, and work in a variety of settings such as community-based, in-hospital, and RCMP Cells. We are seeking candidates with flexibility, critical thinking skills and an ability to collaborate within a variety of multi-disciplinary acute care and community care teams.

Shifts of work are Tuesday to Friday and shift times are from 08:30 to 16:30 hours.

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

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today!

Note: Any position that is required to enter a Long Term Care/Assisted Living facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

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

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 #:

01793174

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

CASTLEGAR DIST HLTH CTR

Location:

Castlegar

Department:

KBR MHSU INT DAY TX-ADUL

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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