Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you looking for a role to demonstrate your clinical expertise in a community setting? We have the position for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a casual Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Aboriginal, Community Mental Health & Substance Use Services
based out of Kla-how-eya Aboriginal Centre located in Surrey, B.C.
This role gives you the opportunity to be part of an Indigenous Primary Health and Wellness interprofessional team in the management of an assigned caseload assisting with assessments, mentoring, interventions, and client care services to enable Aboriginal clients and their families to live confidently and safely at home in their community.
Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based long-term, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people - 1/3 of British Columbia's population.
Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.
We have positive and compassionate work environments where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team.
Build on your career experience by:
•Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centered and recovery oriented care •Providing clinical mental health nursing services to Aboriginal clients in community programs •Assessing clients' mental status, formulating plans of care, implementing planned care and evaluating outcomes •Functions as a primary nursing therapist and case manager •Facilitating clients' utilization of appropriate community services and rehabilitative programs
Your background includes:
•Graduation from approved School of Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Two (2) years' recent related experience providing treatment services to individuals with mental health and/or concurrent disorders, including one year of experience working with aboriginal clients •May require completion of substance use certificate program •Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage
We offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role!
Take the next step and apply, so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.