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Interior Health
505 Doyle Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 250-469-7070
Web: Jobs.InteriorHealth.ca

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Mental Health Nurse - Emergency Response


Job ID: 56065
Job Views: 1,795
Location: Kelowna, British Columbia
Job Category: Nurse
Employment Type: Part time
Posted: 01-02-2018

Job Description

 If you are a mental health Nurse experienced in crisis intervention, mental health and substance use consultation and care planning, then we would love to hear from you!

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic RPN or RN who is resourceful and passionate about interdepartmental collaboration to facilitate client stabilization and connection to appropriate community resources. If you have strong assessment skills and can thrive in a fast paced environment with competing priorities along with a strong clinical foundation and are confident in your decision making skills - apply today to join the InReach team at Kelowna General Hospital!

The Emergency Response Mental Health Nurse provides consultation or assessment service to the Emergency Department and the medical/surgical wards for management of patients with mental illness, substance use and/or challenging behaviours. This position provides recommendations in regards to caring for the patient, which treatment approach may be most effective and provides information on mental illness, substance use and challenging behaviours and prescribed approaches to care.

The InReach KGH Program is a hospital-based mental health and substance use consultation team and provides assessment and care plan development from an RN/RPN/SW with specialty in caring for patients with mental health and substance use issues. The program is operational 7 days per week and provides services to all ages.

This is a relief part-time (0.78fte) position until approximately March 2019 or until return of incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times days and evenings 08:00-16:30 and 14:30-23:00.


If this opportunity is aligned with your training and passion for mental health, apply today!


Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing. Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses’ of BC (CRPNBC).
  • Formal education/training in acute mental health nursing and a minimum of one year recent related experience in a multidisciplinary acute psychiatry setting including experience in Emergency/Crisis Intervention and rapid assessment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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