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RURAL & REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1239772 Date posted 03/30/2019
Job title :RURAL & REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE NURSE
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

An exciting casual opportunity is now available for an experienced Mental Health Nurse for the Rocky Mountain Lodge in Cranbrook, BC.

As the Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse, you will be a member of a small MHSU multidisciplinary team that includes nursing, life skills work, and paramedical. The RN/RPN requires a minimum of two years in a MHSU community setting providing responsive assessments and treatments, case management, urgent outreach, GP shared care, education and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays' and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafés, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation and tourism.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply today!


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug, Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.
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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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