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Registered Nurse, Community Mental Health

Details
Full Time
5 days ago
Position Summary
Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team.

Under the direction of the Community Outreach and Assertive Services Team (COAST) Leader, provides specialized mental health assessment and treatment services to adults who are suffering from serious and persistent psychiatric illnesses. The team provides immediate response to new referrals, assesses and triage for them and provides treatment for those with more serious disorders. The team exists as a specialized program component in Mental Health Services. Under the direction of the ACSS/Residential Coordinator, as a member of a multi-disciplinary mental health team, provide direct service to individuals who cannot function independently because they suffer the effects of major mental illnesses. Functions as a consultant/educator in the area of mental health nursing and contributes to the development of programs.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days, 08:30 to 16:30

New Wage: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $40.21 - $57.78/hour

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

Qualfications
•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.

Skills and Abilities:
•A good knowledge of a wide range of case work and group skills.
•A minimum of three years experience; valid driver's license.
•Computer skills

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
Category
Community and Social Services Health Care