RURAL & REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE NURSEApply Now Job ID 1491599 Date posted 01/14/2021
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Interior Health is currently hiring a Casual Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse to join our community crisis response team (CCRT) in Williams Lake.
Candidates will need to have experience providing brief mental health and substance use assessments of clients in crisis, and work in a variety of settings such as office-based, community-based and in hospital. We are seeking candidates with flexibility, critical thinking skills and an ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team. 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.
The shift types for this position are days and evenings; shift times are from 08:00 to 20:00
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. 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!
• 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 (BCCNM).
• 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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