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RURAL AND REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1233471 Date posted 03/29/2019
Job title :RURAL AND REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE NURSE
Community :LILLOOET
Facility :LILLOOET HSPTL & HLTH CTR
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an experienced and passionate mental health nurse for a permanent full time opportunity at the Lillooet Hospital and Health Centre.

The Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Shifts are scheduled during days; shift times are 08:30 to 16:30.

We are seeking experienced and confident RNs and RPNs with excellent communication skills who enjoy working independently. If this sounds like a great fit for you, apply today!

Community Profile: Spectacular scenery, wildlife, and history are just around the corner. Lillooet is within easy driving distance of Vancouver, Whistler, Kamloops and the Fraser Valley.For active people, the recreational potential of Lillooet is unlimited. The area's large unspoiled mountains, valleys and lakes offer breathtaking scenery and first class opportunities for the outdoorsman.

Lillooet is also fortunate to have a first-class recreational facility that houses an indoor swimming pool(closed during summer), ice rink, racquetball and squash courts, gymnasium, daycare, public library and meeting rooms. Come and see what our community has to offer!


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment 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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