RN/RPN, Mental Health & Substance Use Services, Older Adult (RCH) MHSU Wellness Centre

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    Fraser Health
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    negotiable / month
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    2 days ago
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Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse with training and experience in Mental Health and Substance Use? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse with a real dedication for delivering compassionate care to join our new Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre at Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH).

Fraser Health is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people – over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

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:

    •Delivering psychiatric nursing care services to tertiary and/or older adult patients experiencing serious mental health and bio-psychosocial problems •Coordinating and providing person-centered and recovery oriented care •Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team •Demonstrating nursing expertise and clinical leadership •Developing and implementing psycho-social rehabilitative plans •Facilitating individual and group treatment •Advocating to protect and promote the clients’ rights to autonomy, respect, privacy, dignity and access to information •Participating in quality improvement activities and research

Your background includes:

    •Graduation from an approved School of Nursing •One (1) year recent related mental health experience in an acute, tertiary or community setting •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •May require completion of substance use certificate program •May require Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage

This is a casual role located at Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) in New Westminster, BC. RCH is a provincial referral hospital (tertiary/trauma care centre) with 422 acute beds that is a University of BC Affiliated teaching hospital. RCH is located ½ hour from downtown Vancouver, and close to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants and other amenities.

Royal Columbian Hospital is currently undergoing a massive revitalization to meet the future regional and provincial health care needs of British Columbians. Anticipated to open in spring 2020, RCH will be home to our new Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre with 75 beds, a Psychiatric High Acuity Unit, 12 outpatient clinics and Fraser Health’s first Older Adult Psychiatric Unit.

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.

Are you looking to transform your practice to a new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place? You can join our dedicated team in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. Discover why more than 95% of employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work.

Apply today and take the next step in your career so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.