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MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1183666 Date posted 12/06/2018
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE
Community :FLEXIBLE
Facility :FLEXIBLE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join our team in community, acute and tertiary mental health positions across the Interior Health region.

As the Mental Health Nurse, you will ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence-based treatment. You will provide assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. Functioning as the primary clinician, you will utilize a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

"It's an exciting time to be in MHSU.. Through our continued response to the opioid overdose emergency and our contribution to the redesign of primary and community care, we have the opportunity to make such a difference in our communities. Our team is so passionate and dedicated to the people we serve and it is an honour to work alongside them to meet the needs of our clients." - Roger Parsonage, Executive Director, Mental Health & Substance Use Services

If you’re interested in joining our team during this exciting transformation of services, apply today!


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Seniors’ Mental Health or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).


**Please list on your cover letter the locations you are interested in working at.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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