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MENTAL HEALTH NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1150798 Date posted 10/03/2018
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a relief full time Mental Health Nurse in Kamloops, BC. This position is located at Hillside Centre, required for days, evenings and nights. Shift Times rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 07:00 to 19:00. This relief position will run until October 9, 2019 or return of the incumbent.

Hillside is a relatively small tertiary site with 47 beds providing highly specialized in mental health services designed for individuals with severe mental illness and who have not responded to treatment. 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. Hillside believes in and strongly supports research and evidenced-based practice and supports a multicultural workforce.

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.
• 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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