Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

Interior Health is looking for a relief full time Mental Health Nurse in Kamloops, BC. This position is located at Hillside Centre, required for days and nights. Shift Times rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 07:00 to 19:00. This relief position will run until April 20, 2020 or return of the incumbent.

Hillside is a relatively small tertiary site with 47 beds providing highly specialized in mental health services designed for individuals with severe mental illness and who have not responded to treatment. 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. Hillside believes in and strongly supports research and evidenced-based practice and supports a multicultural workforce.

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.

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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

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