RN/RPN Mental Health

REQ: 
PHC21-126173
Work Area: 
Alder
Base Site: 
Langara
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Temporary Full Time
End Date: 
Jul 8, 2021
FTE: 
1.00
Wage: 
$35.53-46.65
Job Category: 
Registered Nurse
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Category: 
Community
Mental Health
Hours: 
0800-2000

This position is a Temporary Full Time opportunity for an RN/RPN with experience providing care for patients with mental health diagnoses. This position will be based at Alder unit at St. Vincent Hospital - Langara.

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