Island Health

5 job(s) at Island Health

Island Health
Aug 18, 2021
Full time
JOB SUMMARY: Are you someone who enjoys a rewarding career in health care? Do you have an interest to work as a Mental Health & Substance Use Health Consultant? Island health is looking for individuals who want to showcase their knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment. Join our patient-focused team of compassionate and dedicated Mental Health & Substance Use Health Consultants who provide advanced clinical interventions and ongoing consultations with primary care providers. We need additional experienced health care providers to join and excel with our team. TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Mental Health and Substance Use Health Consultants recommend possible treatments and interventions to enhance quality of client care and outcomes. The position provides advanced clinical practice and interventions relating to intake, assessment, crisis intervention, education, treatment, brief therapy, harm reduction and care planning. This position consults extensively with primary care providers as a core component of team-based care, in a trauma informed and culturally competent framework, and refers to community resources when necessary. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in a health related discipline from an approved post-secondary institution. Minimum of two (2) years of recent related experience; recognized post basic education related to mental illness including experience with crisis intervention, urgent response, short-term therapy, and group psychotherapy or an equivalent combination of education training and experience. Significant understanding of mental health and substance use issues, substance use assessments, the change process, community dynamics and the impacts of the social determinants of health are essential. Knowledge of applicable legislation such as the Mental Health Act and the Adult Guardianship Act is required. Experience working with primary care providers. A valid BC Driver's License is required.
Island Health
Aug 18, 2021
Full time
JOB SUMMARY: Are you someone who enjoys a career in health care? Island Health is seeking RNs who want to showcase their knowledge, skills, and abilities in a dynamic environment. Come join our patient-focused RN team who are compassionate and dedicated in providing primary therapeutic care to clients, whether they are in hospital, residential or other community settings. We value hard work and dedication with our heath care providers. Join our RN team and gain additional health care experience. TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: As per job descriptions for specific Mental Health and Substance Use programs. There are opportunities for nurses to provide direct care in a variety of acute care, withdrawal management, community settings and outreach positions. QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training And Experience Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. Up to two years' recent related experience. Knowledge of the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd ed). Current CPR Certification. Knowledge of applicable legislation. Current First Aid certification. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certificate within first three (3) months of employment. Possession of valid Class 5 Driver's License required for some positions. Skills And Abilities Interest in providing team-based care with a commitment to providing trauma informed, culturally safe, and compassionate nursing care to individuals experiencing substance use and mental health challenges.  Take the next step and apply so that we can continue a collaborative conversation with you to provide quality RN care for our clients
Island Health
Aug 12, 2021
Full time
Take the unbeaten path on beautiful Vancouver Island. Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career as a registered Nurse? Do you love working independently and enjoy a broader scope of practice? Island Health has unique opportunities to work at the Rural locations in Port Alberni, Saltspring Island and the Outer Gulf Island AND the Remote communities in Alert Bay, Bamfield, Gold River, Kyuquot, Port McNeill, Port Hardy, Port Alice, Sointula, Tofino, Tahsis, Ucluelet and Zeballos. Qualifications Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwifes as a practicing RN Registrant Two years of recent, related experience (or equivalent) Basic Life Support, Level C required Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care preferred Valid BC Driver’s License These positions would be a great fit for you if you love the outdoors, want to escape city living and are looking for a new challenging career working within both Indigenous and non- Indigenous communities. In these roles, you provide professional nursing care and are responsible for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process. You provide direction to staff and respond to emergency situations to safeguard clients, visitors and staff. Teams in this region have excellent working relationships with physicians and other healthcare professionals. Join the team and receive a signing bonus. Relocation assistance is available and temporary paid accommodation may be offered (subject to availability). We currently have a $10,000 rural and remote incentive once employment commences in exchange for a two-year return of service, plus an additional potential $5,000 at the beginning of your third year if you commit to a third-year return of service. You may also be eligible for up to $2,000 per year reimbursement of professional development expenses ($8,000 max).
Island Health
Aug 12, 2021
Full time
Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? Are you a Registered Nurse looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? Island Health is looking for a patient focused team player to join a team of compassionate and dedicated nurses who provide care for acutely ill patients in our Emergency departments. Our Emergency Rooms operate across Vancouver Island with state of the art and fully equipped, where our teams provide a comprehensive array of services such as: Trauma, Cardiac, Respiratory, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation, Oncology, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Services. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BC College of Nurses and Midwives). Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position: Emergency - Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Combined Critical Care/Emergency (WCGH only) - Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty and 2 years related clinical experience aligned with unit specific competencies or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 2 years (yearly preferred). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred. Why Victoria? You will work with a supportive multidisciplinary teamin one Canada's warmest year-round cities. Victoria offers a relaxed pace with easy access tooutdoor activities, abundance of art, music, theatre,and festivals to ensure there there is something foreveryone. Whatever the lifestyle you're looking for,Victoria has it! The city also boasts quick access to Vancouver by ferry or seaplane, as well as anexpanding International airport. Island Health Island Health is one of British Columbia’s regional health authorities and the largest employer on Vancouver Island with more than 24,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 3,000 volunteers. At Island Health, we provide public health care services to over 794,000 residents throughout our region. We create work environments that support and attract workers with passion and dedication that will help us provide the highest quality of patient care. We offer a benefits package that may include (depending on position type) dental and prescription coverage, government backed pension plan, long term disability and extended health plan with up to four weeks' vacation after your first year.