Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

As a member of the Regional MH Team receives and evaluates referrals to the Response Unit for presentation to the Screening Committee. Liaises with community services and agencies as indicated. The role is defined by the needs of the professional expectations, agency expectations, population demands, the provision of programs and the goals for professional nursing practice.

Qualifications

- Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN or RPN registrant.
- Combination of appropriate training and experience (within the last five years).
- Knowledge of community resources.

Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to organize and multi task and coordinate on a daily basis.
- Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
- Ability to promote safe, competent, individual care services.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team.
- Ability to communicate and maintain good public relations with family and friends of individuals.
- Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation.
- Physical ability to perform duties of the position.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
- Ability to have strong assessment and formulation skills.
- Basic computer skills.

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Fort St. John

Fort St. John, known as "The Energetic City" due to its resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. Being the cultural and commercial centre of the region, Fort St. John offers a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting, and curling.

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