Mental Health & Substance Use (Mhsu) Nurse

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Mental Health & Substance Use (Mhsu) Nurse

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 12, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Salmon Arm, BC
Category Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE (MHSU) NURSE
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SALMON ARM HEALTH CENTRE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME

Position Summary

We have an exciting relief full time opportunity available within our dynamic Mental Health Community Crisis Response team at the Salmon Arm Health Centre. This relief is until June 30, 2022 or return of the incumbent.

Who are we looking for?

If you have strong assessment and intake skills and are comfortable responding to crisis situations in the community, apply today to join our team! Never a dull moment, challenge yourself and your assessment and counselling skills in this role.

What will you work on?

The Registered Nurse functions as a member of the Mental Health Services care team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems, and/or problematic substance use and/or development disability 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.

The Registered Nurse provides 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. The Registered Nurse functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Shifts of work are from 08:30 to 16:30 hours.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health… What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

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

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

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, Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) 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).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

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