RN/RPN Acute Psychiatry

REQ: 
PHC21-128631
Work Area: 
Psych Acute Long Stay (2N)
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Temporary Part Time
End Date: 
Jun 11, 2022 or return of incumbent
FTE: 
0.73
Wage: 
$36.23-47.58
Job Category: 
Registered Nurse
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Mental Health
Hours: 
0730-1530,1530-2330

This RN/RPN Opportunity is a great fit for someone who is looking develop their practice in a supportive and clinically challenging environment. If you are passionate about building therapeutic nursing relationships with the patients we serve, and developing your mental health nursing practice this is a great program to be a part of!

Summary

Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Mental Health 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 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