Casual opportunities are available for a Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse to join the experienced Treatment, Support and Recovery (TSR) team in Williams Lake.
As the TSR Nurse 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.
Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30.
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.
How will we help you grow?
We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.
About this location/unit
Community Profile: The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling hills in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. This community has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Horseback riding, river rafting, fishing and camping are popular recreational pursuits in the area.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health...What we can do for you
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. 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 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.