Team Leader (RN/RPN) | MH Adolescent Psychiatry Unit (APU)

Position Summary

We have a wonderful career opportunity for you as a permanent full time Team Leader (RN/RPN) opportunity with our MH Adolescent Psychiatry Unit (APU). This position is based out of Kelowna General Hospital.

What will you work on?

The Team Leader provides line leadership, supervision, clinical support, service delivery level problem solving to multidisciplinary Mental Health and Addictions teams, and direct client care as required. This position works to deliver high quality, client focused programs across the continuum of community services and provides liaison to local agencies and other service providers. Working in collaboration with the Manager, the Team Leader is responsible for the planning, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of clinical practice to ensure quality client care outcomes.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

About this location/unit

The Adolescent Psychiatry Unit is an Interior health tertiary mental health program that provides a specialized inpatient program for youth ages 12-17 who are struggling with significant psychiatric symptoms, such as psychosis, mood disorders, or anxiety disorders that require an extended stay for assessment and treatment planning.

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.

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.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Apply now!


Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Four years recent related experience in the clinical specialty of the assigned area, and one year recent experience in a leadership capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC 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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