MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – SENIORS' MENTAL HEALTHApply Now Job ID 1209095 Date posted 01/15/2019
Facility :ENDERBY HEALTH CENTRE
Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding position? Do you have sound clinical skills, experience with seniors’ mental health and enjoy working in a team environment? If you answered yes, then consider working with the Mental Health & Substance Use services team in Enderby!
The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse – Seniors Mental Health will provide a broad case management function and care for seniors that have a mental health and substance issues. The nurse is involved in monitoring the client, assessing their mental status, putting appropriate resources and supports in place, working with the family and coordinating care. The nurse works with the GP, psychiatrist and team of support workers linking in with home support services or residential care as appropriate. Further duties may include assisting the client with attending their housing, the management of their finances and home as well as insuring they’re getting adequate nutrition and managing their medications.
Casual shifts are scheduled on an as-needed basis from Monday to Friday 08:30 to 16:30.
If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you we would love hear from you. Apply Today!
Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) of Seniors’ Mental Health 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.
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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