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MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1243286 Date posted 04/02/2019
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSE
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :WILLIAMS LAKE MENTAL HLTH
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Interior Health is currently hiring for casual Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurses in the Cariboo! We are seeking experienced RNs and RPNs to join our MHSU Teams in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House.

Casual nurses may receive orientation to the MHSU nursing programs for:

• Gateway Crisis Stabilization 5 Bed in-patient program, 08:30-20:30 and 20:30-08:30, 24/7
• Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT), 08:00-20:00, 7 days per week
• MHSU Triage and Intake, 08:30-16:30, Monday to Friday
• Adult Chronic Support Services (ACSS) , 08:30-16:30, Monday to Friday
• Elderly Services, 08:30-16:30, Monday to Friday

The Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use 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.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Community Profile: The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, this former “cowtown” has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Horseback riding, river rafting, fishing and camping are popular recreational pursuits in the area.


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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