Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Staff Nurse, assesses, identifies, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care required to assist patients/residents in meeting their physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs. The Staff Nurse works within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with the CRNBC/CRPNBC Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision and values and established protocols of Providence Health Care.
Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia or, in Residential Care and Mental Health a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia.
Completion of the Basic Cardiac Life Support Course, Level C.
One year recent experience in general/community psychiatry or one year recent medical/surgical experience with eating disordered patients and recent education in psychiatric nursing.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team
Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills
Ability to deal with others effectively
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position