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Registered Nurse (RN) / Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) / New Grad - Women’s Substance Use Program, Heartwood Centre, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services - Vancouver, BC

Registered Nurse (RN)/ Registered Psychiatric Nurse
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services

Vancouver, BC

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


What you’ll do

  • Maintain accurate computerized and paper client records in accordance with established procedures and policies by performing activities such as collecting and documenting information including health care information regarding clients and their families, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching and care evaluations to ensure that client records are current and complete.
  • Plan direct care for the female clients by performing activities such as reviewing client/family history, developing a care plan specific for the client, and meeting with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team to discuss and review the care plan. Work in collaboration with interdisciplinary health care team health care team to assist the client with her program requirements by methods such as monitoring program requirements and motivational interviewing.
  • Work collaboratively with the Patient Care Coordinator to plan, coordinate, and provide direct patient care services to women presenting with a wide variety and complexity of illnesses/diseases including communicable diseases, addictions, mental health and general health issues. Collaborates with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team to evaluate patient care in the residential treatment setting by methods such as assessing client health status, observing, monitoring, evaluating, and documenting client progress, symptoms and behavioural changes, as well as reorganizing priorities, and managing clients medication as required. Delegates patient care assignments to Licensed Practical Nursing (LPNs) staff as required. Performs CPR as required.
  • Provide education and support to clients and their family using a health promotion approach for a variety of health related issues 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, review these with the Patient Care Coordinator, or delegate, and engages in a variety of activities to meet these needs.


What you bring

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College or Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • One (1) year of recent, related nursing experience in substance use and mental health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1.
  • Knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of substance dependence, behavioural, social emotional and mental health/psychiatric problems in women.
  • Knowledge of developmental theory. 

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.

 

Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time until June 15 2023 (0.72 FTE)
Wage: $36.23 to $47.58
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Rotating; 0700-1900/1900-0700.
Requisition # 127122

 

 

 

What we do





BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.

 

BCMHSUS 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 BCMHSUS 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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