RN/RPN, Mental Health & Substance Use Services, Older Adult (PAH)

  • Fraser Health
  • Sep 24, 2021
Temporary

Job Description

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse in our Tertiary Services at Peace Arch Hospital (PAH) – Oceanside.

Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. With over 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers dedicated to providing services that range from acute care to community-based long-term care, home health, mental health and public health, to 1.8 million people – 1/3 of British Columbia’s population.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.


BUILD ON YOUR CAREER EXPERIENCE BY:
- Coordinating and providing the delivery of psychiatric nursing care services to patients experiencing serious mental health and bio-psychosocial problems

- Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team

- Facilitating individual and group treatment

- Providing crisis intervention, patient and family education and health promotion activities from a psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) perspective

- Participating in quality improvement activities and research

- Communicating and consulting with members of the health care team about clients' care


YOUR BACKGROUND INCLUDES:
- Graduation from an approved School of Nursing

- Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

- One (1) year recent related mental health experience in an acute, tertiary or community setting

- May require completion of substance use certificate program

- May require Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and access to a vehicle

This role is a relief part-time position located at Oceanside in Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock, BC. With its sandy beaches, warm waters, red brick promenade, waterfront eateries and dramatic sunsets, White Rock has become known as the Jewel of BC. Located in the southwest corner of the province, White Rock offers a variety of leisure activities such as swimming, kayaking, windsurfing, crab fishing, sailing, and golfing, or simply strolling along the beach piers. (White Rock)

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role.

Take the next step and apply, so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

Job Category

Registered Nurse

City

White Rock