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MENTAL HEALTH NURSE, EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Apply Now Job ID 1200409 Date posted 02/06/2019
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH NURSE, EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.62 FTE)
Position Summary

If you are a mental health nurse experienced in crisis intervention, bring your solid decision making skills and apply today to join the team at Royal Inland Hospital!

The Mental Health Nurse provides consultation or assessment service to the Emergency Department or the Acute/Inpatient Mental Health service at the request of the Emergency Room physician, the general practitioner or the Emergency triage nurse. Initiates treatment as ordered by the attending physician and liaises with community services and agencies as indicated. Provides follow-up to all patients discharged from the Psychiatric Unit.

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.

Shifts of work are rotating 07:30 – 19:30 and 19:30 to 07:30. This relief line is scheduled to end June 2, 2019.

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


Qualifications

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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
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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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