Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse Mental Health

Base Site: 
Youville Residence
Job Category: 
Registered Nurse
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Acute Care Hospital
Mental Health
Residential Care Facilities
0730-1530, 1530-2330, 2330-0730

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