Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 24, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Nurse
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :REGISTERED NURSE / REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.65 FTE)

Position Summary

Are you looking for a dynamic and exciting position? Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference? If so, we have a wonderful opportunity for you. Consider working with the team in Psychiatry at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) where everyone is valued within our multi-disciplinary team!

The 16 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (IPU) provides Acute Mental Health and Substance Use services for the South Okanagan region. Our IPU is a safe, secure and accessible facility that strives for the highest professional standards of care. We liaison with Community and Tertiary Mental Health and many other community partners to provide a continuum of care for our clients. We adhere to evidence-based practice and endeavor to apply research to practice. We welcome innovation and an expanding scope of practice.

As the successful candidate, you will: provide nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhance quality of life for the patient and family; consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers; demonstrate continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintain and advance your own clinical competence; participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Shifts of work at rotating days and nights: 07:00 – 19:00.

Love where you live, work and play! Make a difference. Apply today!

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
• Two 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 Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

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