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7-1200 West 73rd Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 604-664-0196
Web: http://www.communitylivingbc.ca

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Nurse 4 2017.064


Job ID: 55725
Job Views: 766
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
Job Category: Nurse
Employment Type: Part time, Temporary
Posted: 10-04-2017

Job Description

Community Living British Columbia [CLBC] is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strives to adhere to the corporate vision of ‘Lives filled with possibility in welcoming communities.’ More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a tertiary assessment and treatment service facility. It is designated to serve developmentally challenged individuals with additional psychiatric, psychological and or behavioral issues. PAC provides short term assessment with recommendations to individuals and their care teams to help better support community placement and ongoing care needs.

The Role: Under the direction of a Nurse 5, the Nurse 4 provides psychiatric and physical care within a Provincial Mental Health facility. This position collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to plan, develop and implement group and individual goals for individuals admitted to the Provincial Assessment Centre. This position incorporates individual assessment, observation and plans into day-to-day care and provides nursing services, i.e. dispenses medication, completes prescribed treatments etc. This position utilizes de-escalation based on MANDT principles and techniques. The Provincial Assessment Centre employs positive behavioural support strategies when working with clients, however, to prevent client’s injuring themselves it can be necessary to physically separate and contain aggressive individuals. * This position works a rotation of 2 days on and 4 days off 11:00pm to 7:00am.

Qualifications: Current registration with CRPNBC and/or CRNBC. Good working knowledge of progressive verbal and/or physical intervention techniques and ability to interact with unpredictable, aggressive and/or acting out behaviors. First aid and CPR level C is required. Successful applicants are required to work shifts and are subject to a criminal record review. How to apply: Interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and cover letter quoting competition 2017.064 in the subject line, to Jaimie Willows at HUCLBC.HumanResources@gov.bc.ca




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