JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Port Coquitlam, BC
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

Registered Nurse (RN) / Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Correctional Health Services

Port Coquitlam, BC 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA effective October 26, 2021.

 


What you’ll do

  • Provide nursing care to individuals with concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders, homelessness and physical health needs.
  • Provide direct health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases including communicable diseases, addictions, mental health and general health issues.
  • Perform physical, addiction and psychiatric assessments.
  • Refer clients to the physician for further examination, administer prescribed treatments and medications.
  • Observe, monitor, evaluate and document client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and perform a variety of health care interventions.
  • Provide education and support to clients/groups using a health promotion approach.
  • Work collaboratively with other health care professionals, client, family and community.

 

What you bring

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College or Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Two (2) years’ recent experience providing trauma informed acute or community health nursing care/services to patients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Successful completion of Occupational First Aid II (OFA II) (or OFA III techniques for positions at Ford Mountain Correctional Centre)
  • Working knowledge of community health nursing theory including mental health and addictions, communicable diseases, primary care and practice within a patient/family-centered approach.

 

What we bring

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including 2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Casual Opportunity
Wage: $36.23 to $47.58
Location: 1451 Kingsway Avenue, Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 1S2
Hours of Work: Rotating

 

 

What we do

 

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.

BCMHSUS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BCMHSUS are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

Click on the link below to see what it's like to work at Correctional Health Services!

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