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Registered Nurse (RN)/Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)/New Grad, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Unit -BC Children's Hospital
Registered Nurse (RN)/Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)/New Grad, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Unit
BC Children's Hospital
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
If you’re truly passionate about Mental Health, please read the unit details below and apply now!
Regular, Temporary, Full-time, Part-time and Casual Opportunities available across all units.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergency (CAPE)
- A six-bed unit providing emergency psychiatric assessments and stabilization for children and adolescents in crisis up to and including the age of 16 years. CAPE is a short-term stay unit with an average stay of three to five days. CAPE currently has full and part-time opportunities available!
Child Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
- A 10-bed unit that provides inpatient psychiatric services to children under 12 years old from mainland BC and the Yukon. Children are generally admitted to the Child Psychiatry program through a planned admission process.
Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for Children & Adolescents
- Providing care including supportive counseling to patients and their families, life-skills teaching to patients, teaching and providing meal support therapy to patients, friends and families and professionals in the community, advocating for patients, and medical monitoring. Eating disorders currently has full and part-time opportunities available!
- A 10-bed unit providing psychiatric assessments and treatment for adolescents. The average length of stay is four weeks. Adolescents are generally admitted to the program through a planned admission process.
Please indicate on your cover letter why you are interested in joining our team at BC Children's mental health! Check out our video HERE
What you bring
- Graduation from a recognized program in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing.
- Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC)
- One (1) year of recent experience working in a child/adolescent psychiatric pediatric mental health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
What we bring
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 professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
- Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
- Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages 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.
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PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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