Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse Mental Health
We are looking for an RN/RPN for 3 of our tertiary sites: 1. Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient 1South at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital 2. Parkview - Older Adult Mental Health at Youville Residence 3. Alder - Neuropsychiatry Unit at St. Vincent Langara Hospital As a casual in this program you will have the opportunity to float to all 3 sites
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 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
- Ability to prioritize and organize work
- Ability to operate related equipment
- Ability to teach
- Ability to provide clinical directions
Employees of Providence Health Care receive an excellent and comprehensive health benefit package, as per their collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.
*Other benefit packages may apply if this is an affiliate posting.
This is an opportunity for a Registered Nurse interested in pursuing the BCIT Emergency Program sponsored by PHC. Schedule below: Pre-req by distance Jan 2-March 27, 2020 (with 4.5 mandatory days in Nov/Dec 2019). Full Time Classroom/Clinical Apr 6-June 22, 2020.
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