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Registered Nurse, Mental Health - BC Children’s Hospital

Registered Nurse, Mental Health

Adolescent Psychiatry, BC Children’s Hospital, $36.23 to $47.58 per hour


What you’ll do

  • Maintain patient records by performing activities such as collecting and documenting information including health care information regarding patients and their families, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching and care evaluations to ensure that patient records are current and complete.
  • Plan direct care for the patient by performing activities such as reviewing patient/family history, developing a care plan specific for the patient and family, and meeting with other members of the health care team to discuss and review the care plan.
  • Provide direct patient care and support, including physical, psychiatric and meal support, to patients in accordance with operational policy and standards specific to the service area. Collaborate with other members of the health care team to evaluate patient care.
  • Teach by providing and explaining information, demonstrating procedures and use of equipment, checking the learner’s use of procedures, techniques and equipment and evaluating the effectiveness of the selected teaching methods.
  • Identify own learning needs, reviews these with the Program Director, or delegate, and engages in a variety of activities to meet these needs.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of staff and students by preceptoring and role-modelling.

 

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN or RPN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)
  • One (1) year of recent related clinical experience working within a child and/or youth mental health setting relevant to the service area within the BC Children’s Mental Health Program or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

You will have the ability to:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of behavioral, social, emotional and mental health/psychiatric problems in children and youth; subspecialties areas such as Eating Disorders, Neuropsychiatry, etc.
  • Utlize broad knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice including collaborative problem solving.
  • Use knowledge of child and youth developmental theory.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Relate effectively to children/adolescents and their families.

 

What’s in it for you

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

 

Temporary, Part-Time (until June 1, 2022 - 0.80 FTE)
$36.23 to $47.58 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Schedule; 0700-1900, 0715-1915, 0730-1930, 1100-2300, 1915-0715, 1930-1930
Requisition Number: 107710

 

What we do

 

 

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.


Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

 

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