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Apply Now Job ID 1403887 Date posted 05/23/2020
Community :KAMLOOPS
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our team with Kamloops Mental Health & Substance Use.

We are seeking nurses for a variety of teams including the Youth & Adult Intensive Case Management (ICM), Supervised Consumption (SCS), Opioid Agonist Nurse, Overdose Prevention Nurse & Connections. A minimum of 2 years recent related experience in a community setting is beneficial. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of substance use assessment/treatment, crisis intervention, and suicide risk assessment.

As the MHSU Nurse, you will ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence-based treatment. You will provide assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. Functioning as the primary clinician, you will utilize a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Casual shifts will be scheduled on an as-needed basis with shift times between 07:00 to 23:59.

If you’re an experienced nurse who's passionate about mental health, apply today!


Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug, Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) 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.

** Knowledge of substance use assessment/treatment, crisis intervention, and suicide risk assessment is an asset.
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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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