Rural and Remote Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician

Interior Health Posted: June 6th, 2019
Expires: August 31st, 2019

Description

Rural and Remote Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician

Community: Lillooet

Facility: Lillooet Hospital & Health Centre

Job ID: 1233471

Status: Permanent Full Time

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 BC driver’s license.

Visit Jobs.InteriorHealth.ca and apply to competition # 1233471