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Registered Nurse, Coordinator Mental Health & Substance Services (temporary Part Time)

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Part Time
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Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse that specializes in Mental Health & Addictions and is dedicated to delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at University Hospital of Northern BC.

In accordance with the vision and values of the organization, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating Specialized mental health and substance use services. Responsibilities include coordinating and assigning requests for consultation. Accountable for prioritizing consultations based on urgency and assessment of patients. Will provide consistent liaison with physician, nursing unit staff, and other health care professionals, building capacity through supporting care planning and providing education to health care professionals, networking with appropriate community programs, and supporting coordinated transition to community. Supports care coordination with relevant community and emergency services partners.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Evenings - 08:00 to 16:00, 10:00 to 18:00, 16:00 to 00:00

University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) is the largest acute care facility (268 beds) in Northern Health and is the hub for specialized health services. It is a full service hospital and home to a new cancer centre for Northern BC, including a wide range of cancer treatments. Provides undergraduate physician training through the Northern Medical Program, run by the University of British Columbia and University of Northern British Columbia. UHNBC is also a key clinical education site for nursing and many health sciences students at UNBC, the College of New Caledonia, BCIT and other institutions.

Prince George has a population of 73,004 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of 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
• Relocation Incentive 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" offered through the Federal and BC Government

Qualifications
• Registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as a practicing RN or RPN
• Three (3) years of recent related clinical experience in an acute care Mental Health and Substance Use setting, supplemented by additional training/education in opioid agonist therapies, addiction and psychiatric pharmacotherapy processes, substance use and chronic pain, Trauma Informed Practice, Harm Reduction approaches, Stages of Change, other relevant best practices therapies as appropriate, statistical analysis, quality improvement methodologies and patient safety and two years recent teaching experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current valid B.C. driver's license.
• Successful initial RCMP Security Screen and subsequent Enhanced Security Clearance

Skills and Abilities:
Leadership - Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
Management - Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, supervising responsibilities of others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities.
Knowledge Integration - Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice.
Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice - Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.
Communication - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means.
Critical Thinking - Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively.
Teaching - Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
Assessment and Intervention - Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions.
Ability to operate related equipment including proven ability to utilize computer technology.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

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.
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