RN/RPN Mental Health Inpatient

REQ: 
PHC17-111240
Work Area: 
Casuals for all mental health units
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Casual
FTE: 
0.00
Wage: 
$32.94-43.24
Job Category: 
Registered Nurse
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Mental Health
Hours: 
0730-1930, 1930-0730

Summary

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.

Qualifications

  • 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 with eating disordered patients and recent education 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