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PSYCHIATRIC AIDE

Apply Now Job ID 1308475 Date posted 09/20/2019
Job title :PSYCHIATRIC AIDE
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

We are currently seeking a relief full time Psychiatric Aide to join our team at the Hillside Centre - Interior Adult Psychiatric Centre in Kamloops, B.C.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and as a member of the multi-disciplinary tertiary acute psychiatry/psycho-geriatric/neuropsychiatric services team and under the direction of the Manager (or designate), the Psychiatric Aide performs a variety of duties in the personal care and emotional support of patients. These duties are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards and philosophies of Hillside Interior Acute Psychiatric Centre; Tertiary Mental Health and Addictions Services, and Interior Health.

Hillside Centre is a 47 bed inpatient tertiary psychiatric facility located in Kamloops, BC. It provides specialized treatment for those with the most complex mental health disorders, both adults and elderly individuals who cannot be care for in the psychiatric system in their own area, not just within Interior Health but throughout the province.

Hillside’s focus is on diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders as well as psychosocial rehabilitation strategies to promote stabilization and reintegration into the community to return home. Major psychiatric treatment programs offered at Hillside are:
• Neuropsychiatry
• Adult
• Geriatric
• Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Shifts of will work will be rotating days, evenings and nights with shift times of 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00. This relief position is scheduled to September 7, 2020 or return of the incumbent.

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


Qualifications

• Grade 12
• Resident Care Attendant Certificate
• One year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Current First Aid, CPR, and Food Safe Certificates
• A valid class V BC driver’s license.
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)
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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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