Job title :REGISTERED NURSE / REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE – MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE
Facility :CRANBROOK NORTH BUILDING
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.40 FTE)
An exciting Permanent Part Time (0.40 FTE) opportunity exists for a Mental Health & Substance Use Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join the warm and caring team with the Developmental Disability Mental Health Services in Cranbrook or Creston, BC. This position is located out of the DHH Cranbrook Office. The client caseload is in Creston and the surrounding area, therefore, travel to Creston is required on an as needed basis.
We are seeking applicants with extensive experience in mental health and substance use plus knowledge and experience in developmental disabilities. Developmental Disability Mental Health Services is an Interior Health tertiary mental health program that provides specialized mental health consultation and services to individuals 14 years and older who have both an intellectual developmental disorder and mental health disorder. Working in the assigned clinical area Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), 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 Tuesday and Thursday, day shifts. Days off are Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Stats. The biweekly hours of this position is 30.0 hours. Please note there is an opportunity to work more than the 0.40 FTE providing vacation coverage in Cranbrook.
If this opportunity is aligned with your training and passion for mental health, we want to hear from you. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
Graduation from an approved school of nursing. Two years’ recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Counselling & Treatment Services; Treatment, Support & Recovery Services; Crisis Response; Seniors MHSU Services; Substance Use; Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS), etc.) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Current valid B.C. driver’s license.