Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

If you are a mental health nurse experienced in crisis intervention, bring your solid decision making skills and apply today to join the team at Kelowna General Hospital!

This is a relief full time opportunity. This position is to provide coverage until the return of the incumbent scheduled for Sept 25, 2019. Shifts of work are rotating days and nights; 07:30 to 19:45 and 19:30 to 07:45.

The Emergency Response MH Nurse provides consultation or assessment service to the Emergency Department or the Acute/Inpatient Mental Health service at the request of the Emergency Room physician, the general practitioner or the Emergency triage nurse. Initiates treatment as ordered by the attending physician and liaises with community services and agencies as indicated. Provides follow-up to all patients discharged from the Psychiatric Unit.

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.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)

Formal education/training in acute mental health nursing and a minimum of one year recent related experience in a multidisciplinary acute psychiatry setting including experience in Emergency/Crisis Intervention and rapid assessment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Live and work in BC

Kelowna

Glistening water below lush mountains, dotted with parks frame the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre; Kelowna. Okanagan Lake is the perfect place to sail, kayak, or relax on the beach. Rolling greens offer world class golfing, minutes away from spectacular hiking and biking trails. In the winter enjoy ski resorts and skating rinks right at your fingertips. Decorated with heritage buildings and modern architecture, Kelowna offers something for everyone with orchards, vineyards and all the amenities of a major centre. From restaurants, and shops, to art galleries, live music and theatre, this city has it all. Come and experience our four seasons playground and see why life is better here.

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