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RN/RPN, Mental Health & Substance Use Services, Tertiary (Memorial Cottage; Connolly/Cottonwood/Cypress Lodges)

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Do you have a passion for nursing? Do you have a clinical background with training and experience in a Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) setting? We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse in our Tertiary Services.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

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 residential 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 are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.
Build on your career experience by:
    •Coordinating and providing the delivery of psychiatric nursing care services to patients experiencing serious mental health and bio-psychosocial problems •Providing crisis intervention, patient and family education and health promotion activities from a psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) perspective •Conducting physical/psychosocial assessments and evaluating the effectiveness of nursing interventions •Monitoring medical and psychiatric conditions and providing psycho-education to individuals, clients and their support systems •Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team •Facilitating individual and group treatment •Participating in quality improvement activities and research •Communicating and consulting with members of the health care team about clients' care
Your background includes:
    •Graduation from an approved School of Nursing •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). •One (1) year recent related mental health experience in an acute, tertiary or community setting

This role is a relief part-time position located in the Tri-Cities area of BC. The Tri-Cities area consists of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam offer urban living in a picturesque natural setting. The Traboulay PoCo Trail showcases the best of the community, which traverses forest and creek, meadow and marsh, riverfront and urban development. Port Moody is a vibrant waterfront community with a unique small-town feel in a metropolitan setting. Over 40% of the community is dedicated to parkland - a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

A career at Fraser Health will 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.

Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role.

Does this sound like the perfect role for you? Apply today and take the next step in your career so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Posted: May 16, 2019
Closes: July 15, 2019
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10,000+ employees
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About Fraser Health

Located in British Columbia, Fraser Health is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities that operates 12 hospitals (including Level 1 and 3 Trauma Centres), the province’s firs...

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