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MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – OVERDOSE PREVENTION SITE

Apply Now Job ID 1406287 Date posted 05/30/2020
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – OVERDOSE PREVENTION SITE
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Is Mental Health Nursing your passion? A casual Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse opportunity is available in Vernon. Apply now to join our mental health & substance use team!

This position will support the Vernon Overdose Prevention Site by providing overdose education, harm reduction and nursing services to individuals accessing overdose prevention including responding to overdoses.

The Registered Nurse provides 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. The Registered Nurse functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Casual shifts are scheduled on an as-needed basis from Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30.

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 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.
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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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