Corrections Health Services BC - Surrey $36.23-$47.58 per hour
Provide trauma informed nursing care to clients with physical or mental health needs and/or concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders.
What you’ll do
Provide direct, trauma-informed health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of illnesses/diseases, including communicable diseases; substance dependency; mental health; and general health issues. Perform physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments; collect specimens; refer clients to the physician for further examination; administer prescribed treatments and medications according to protocols; and make appropriate adjustments. Triage Health Service Requests from clients and make appropriate treatment plan or referrals.
Observe, monitor, evaluate and document client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and perform a variety of health care interventions utilizing nursing skills and medical equipment, including therapeutic interventions using a variety of modalities. Initiate and facilitate discharge planning in collaboration with the interprofessional treatment team, identifying referrals to other health professionals.
Provide education and support to clients and groups using a health promotion approach regarding matters such as contraception, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and minor dermatology problems.
Work collaboratively with other health care professionals, client, family and community in the identification and resolution of health issues, cultural and language barriers, ethical dilemmas and coordination and integration of care, making referrals to other service providers as appropriate.
What you bring
Current practicing registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse or Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Two (2) years’ recent experience providing trauma informed acute or community health nursing care/services to patients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Occupational First Aid Level 2 certification.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Regular Part Time(.81 FTE)
Wage: $36.23-$47.58 per hour
14323 57 Ave, Surrey, BC V3X 1B1
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Rotating Shifts; 0530-1600; 1230-2300
Requisition # 111802
What we do
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority, cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.
PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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