Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

We are looking for a patient focused team player who has the ability to work autonomously to fill a full time Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse opportunity. The RN/RPN will join our community mental health team in Williams Lake, BC.

Practicing within a client and family centered care model, the Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Interior Health offers a wide range of Psychiatric services in our region to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. The Rural and Remote MHSU nurse provides, assessment, treatment, case management, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. Further, the Rural and Remote MHSU nurse functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

If you have strong experience in facilitating individual and group counselling and education, are a strong team-player, reliable, self-directed, have excellent communication skills, have a strong background in psychosocial rehabilitation and are a good problem solver individual, we want to hear from you.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will enjoy a competitive salary. In addition, you will enjoy full benefits, including:

• 4 weeks’ vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Make Interior Health your next best career destination! We’re all about giving people room-to-grow and room-to-make a significant difference in the lives of others. Come to a place where work-life-balance is as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today.

If you have any questions, please contact us at:
Interior Health
5th Floor, 505 Doyle Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y0C5
Email: careers@interiorhealth.ca


Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved school of nursing.

• Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use 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).

• Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

*In your cover letter please indicate your recent mental health related experience.

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Williams Lake

The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, this former “cowtown” has grown into a vibrant city that offers its residents a comfortable blend of urban living and western charm. Horseback riding, river rafting, fishing and camping are popular recreational pursuits in the area.

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