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Registered Nurse (rn), Mental Health & Substance Use Withdrawl Management

Full Time
2 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 at the New Nechako Centre.

Under the direction and supervision of the Team Leader of the Adult Withdrawal Management Unit, as part of the multidisciplinary team, the R.N. works with persons admitted to the Adult Withdrawal Management Unit for Acute Substance Withdrawal Management. Through assessment and monitoring of each client, the nurse develops a plan of personal care and intervention to assist the client in managing the medical symptoms of substance abuse withdrawal. Thereby the client can return to the community, and connect with appropriate follow up services.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Nights, 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 (Rotating)

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 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.

•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
•Two years experience in Mental Health and Addictions.
•CPR and Foodsafe Certification.

Skills and Abilities:
•Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
•Ability to deal with others effectively.
•Ability to organize work and implement a plan of care.
•Ability to operate related equipment.
•Physical ability to carry out 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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