Do you have a passion for nursing? Do you have a clinical background with training and experience in Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU)? We have the position for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse in Chilliwack, BC.
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 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 are proud of the innovation, dedication, teamwork 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:
•Planning and providing direct nursing care to clients by performing activities such as reviewing client/family history, conducting physical/psychosocial assessments •Processing physician or nurse practitioner orders •Managing emergencies including drug overdose, heart attack, assaultive behaviour and seizures •Consulting and collaborating with interdisciplinary team members and other health care professionals/providers in the identification and resolution of a variety of client/family issues •Participating in quality improvement and risk management activities
Your background includes:
•Graduation from an approved Nursing Program •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) •Completion of approved addictions or substance use certificate program, and one year's recent related experience working in an addictions environment with individuals with substance use disorders •May require: current approved Standard First Aid Certificate and current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) level C •May require: skills and experience in facilitating psycho-educational groups. •May require: Valid Class 5 Driver's License and access to personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage
This role is a full-time position located in Chilliwack, BC. Chilliwack is located 100 kilometres east of Vancouver. Chilliwack's natural surroundings; rural setting and thriving agricultural, commercial and industrial economy have drawn many to its neighborhoods. Its mountains, lakes and rivers provide beautiful settings for many outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, camping, boating, kayaking and golfing.
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.