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MENTAL HEALTH NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1457552 Date posted 10/16/2020
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :SHL - TOKO PSYCH REHAB
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Do you consider yourself a seasoned, resilient psychiatric nurse? Interior Health is looking for casual Mental Health Nurses in Kamloops, BC. This is a nursing rotation through the South Hills Tertiary Psychiatric Rehabilitation Centre campus: Hilltop House, Apple Lane Mental Health-Building 100 and Building 200. The shifts for these positions are Days, Nights and shift times rotate from: 07:50 to 20:00, 19:50 to 08:00.

Hillside is a relatively small site located in Kamloops, BC, highly specialized in mental health services designed for individuals with severe mental illness and who have not responded to treatment. It believes in and strongly supports research and evidenced-based practice. It supports a Multicultural workforce balance. This site offers three programs: Neuropsychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, and Geriatric Psychiatry. Staff education is integral to the success of our programs and education initiatives are provided to increase the knowledge and skills of all staff.

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.

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.
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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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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