Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

Do you consider yourself a seasoned, resilient psychiatric nurse? Interior Health is looking for permanent full time Mental Health Nurses in Kamloops, BC.

Hillside is a relatively small site with 47 beds located in Kamloops, BC, highly specialized in mental health services designed for individuals with severe mental illness and who have not responded to treatment. It believes in and strongly supports research and evidenced-based practice. It supports a Multicultural workforce balance. This site offers three programs: Neuropsychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, and Geriatric Psychiatry. Staff education is integral to the success of our programs and education initiatives are provided to increase the knowledge and skills of all staff.

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Shifts are required for days and nights. Shift Times rotating from 07:30 to 19:30, 19:30 to 07:30, 09:00 to 21:00.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).

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Live and work in BC

Kamloops

Kamloops is located in a scenic valley in BC’s Thompson Okanagan Region at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers. Residents of this dynamic and growing community enjoy a unique combination of urban amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Kamloops boasts a wild west history that includes the fur trade, the gold rush, and cattle ranching. Recreational amenities include everything from an art gallery and museum to several golf courses and numerous parks. Fishing, water sports, skiing, and mountain biking are among the numerous leisure pursuits enjoyed by residents.

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