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 Inpatient Clinical Department.
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, 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 •Handling 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 School of Nursing •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •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: skills and experience in facilitating psycho-educational groups •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 casual position located at the Maple Ridge Treatment Centre, in Maple Ridge, BC. Maple Ridge is a perfect balance of urban sophistication and country splendour. It is a community experiencing dynamic progress. The new Golden Ears and Pitt River Bridges puts Maple Ridge in the heart of regional transportation corridors.
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.
Take the next step and apply so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.