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MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – SENIORS' MENTAL HEALTH

Apply Now Job ID 1222569 Date posted 02/07/2019
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – SENIORS' MENTAL HEALTH
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA CHSC
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) team in Kelowna.

The successful applicant will work in a case management role with senior clients who have an age related psychiatric disorder. The position requires knowledge and experience in working with both psychiatric and age-related physical issues, as well as experience in working collaboratively with other community partners to ensure appropriate services and supports are in place.

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. Services are offered Monday through Friday, 08:30 to 16:30.

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


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ of 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) 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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