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MENTAL HEALTH NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1111709 Date posted 05/17/2018
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Do you consider yourself a seasoned and resilient Mental Health nurse with excellent communication and team skills? If so, then consider working at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital Psychiatric Unit where everyone is valued within a multi-disciplinary team environment! We currently have casual opportunities available.

Our Psychiatric department is a 10 bed inpatient unit that includes 2 seclusion rooms. We have recently completed a department renovation with a focus on staff and patient safety. We have a very skilled and seasoned team that includes a team leader, 2 RNs working 12 hours shifts 24/7 with a 3rd RN on weekends from 1000-1700, a unit clerk and 4 Psychiatrists. We provide group activities and are implementing the PIECES philosophy.

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Shift types are days, nights. Shift times rotate from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, 10:00 to 17:00, 10:00 to 18:00, 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).
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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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