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MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM

Apply Now Job ID 1206334 Date posted 01/08/2019
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are currently hiring a casual Mental Health and Substance Use Nurse. Apply today to join our team in Vernon!

As the Community Crisis Response MHSU Nurse you will function as a member of the larger Community Integrated Health Services (CIHS) health care team and as a member of a specific multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use issues who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

Working in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, etc.) 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. You will be required to function as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Based out of the Vernon Health Centre, the Community Crisis Response Team will respond to clients in a mental health crisis in both the ER of Vernon Jubilee Hospital and with community agencies such as the RCMP.

Shift types for this position are days and evenings; 08:00 to 16:30, 09:00 to 18:30, 12:30 to 00:00, 15:00 to 00:00.

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) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).
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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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