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

Position Summary

Interior Health is currently hiring casual Registered Nurses or Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join our Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) team at the Lansdowne Centre in Kamloops.

What will you work on?

As the Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse with Adult Community Support Services (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. 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. The successful candidate(s) will have a non-judgemental approach and have psychiatric care experience, outreach experience, and/or crisis response experience.

Shifts of work are rotating 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!

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 #:

01801560

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

LANSDOWNE CENTRE

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

KAM MH ACSS (CASE MGMT)

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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