Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is seeking a part-time Psychiatric Intensive Care Emergency Team Nurse in Victoria.

The Opportunity

As part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team, you will deliver patient/client-centred crisis stabilization and/or intensive care. You will be responsible for providing care to patients/clients in the Psychiatric Emergency Service and Psychiatric Intensive Care Units including performing assessment with complete mental status assessment, addictions screening, develop and carry out therapeutic care plans, teaching with patient/clients and families and document the assessment and care.

You will also collaborate with other health care professionals to coordinate care in the best interest of the patient/client.


You are registered with the BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practising RN or RPN registrant, and have two years of experience working with persons with acute mental illness, including working with multi-disciplinary teams, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Working knowledge of relevant legislation and knowledge of the Canadian Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd ed.) is required, as is current CPR Basic Rescuer certification.

Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

Come be part of our future!

Live and work in BC


British Columbia’s scenic capital city of Victoria is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, scenic gardens and even the tradition of formal afternoon tea, reflect this seaside city’s British heritage. Victoria’s economy is made up of traditional industry, advanced technology, tourism and arts and cultural organizations. The city boasts one of the highest “park-to-people” ratios of any city in North America. A temperate climate supports numerous recreational pursuits including golfing, fishing and boating.

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