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

Position Summary

Interior Health is currently hiring casual Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurses to join our Gateway unit at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake, B.C.

Who are we looking for?
Candidates will need to be experienced in providing nursing care and assessments for clients in mental health and substance use crisis, as well as facilitating recovery and connection to community partners in a variety of settings: mental health and community programs and hospital. We are seeking candidates with flexibility, critical thinking skills and an ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team.

What will you work on?
The Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides 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.

Shift types are days, and nights and shift times are from 08:30 to 20:30, 20:30 to 08:30 hours.

About this location/unit
Located in the beautiful and very desirable Southern Interior of BC, Williams Lake is filled with spectacular beauty, agricultural abundance and historic richness. This is the perfect place to call home.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health...What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Love where you live, work and play. Apply Today!


• Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
• Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment 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.

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 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.

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Williams Lake



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$36.23 - $47.58

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