MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE NURSE – CRISIS RESPONSEApply Now Job ID 1463788 Date posted 11/25/2020
Facility :VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
We are hiring a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with at least two years of Mental Health & Substance Use experience to join our Crisis Response Team in Vernon!
As the Crisis Response MHSU Nurse you will function as a member of the larger 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 of Community Crisis Response, 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 Crisis Response Team responds to clients in a mental health crisis in both the Emergency Department of Vernon Jubilee Hospital and with community agencies such as the RCMP.
This is a relief full time position until July 31, 2021 or return of incumbent and works rotating day and evening shifts.
Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. 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) 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.
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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