18-109 Registered Nurse

POSITION:                                            Registered Nurse  
DEPARTMENT:                                     Mental Health and Supportive Housing – Victory House
AFFILIATION:                                       BCNU
POSTING NUMBER:                            18-109
SALARY:                                               $33.56 – $44.06
DURATION:                                          Ongoing
STATUS:                                               Casual
START:                                                 ASAP
 
 

JOB SUMMARY

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care to the residents of Victory House according to established policies and procedures including: assessing physical and medical needs, as well as contributing to the team assessment of psychosocial needs; providing consultation to the team regarding residents’ medical/care needs; administering medication; contributing to care planning, and documenting and implementing service and care plans. In addition, the RN ensures that their practice meets nursing and organizational standards; assists in evaluating the effectiveness of service and care plans; fosters a positive and collaborative working environment with colleagues; and is committed to participating in his/her own continuing professional development.

 

EDUCATION/PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of a Registered Nursing Program or a Registered Psychiatric Nursing Program; or BSN or BScN. Must hold current registrations with CRNBC or CRPNBC.
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention training preferred.
  • Two year’s experience in psychiatric care/mental health settings
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

 

ABILITIES/SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of mental health recovery principles and approaches to care.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to empathize and work with people who may have experienced abuse, poverty, grief and loss, oppression, violence, mental health challenges, and/or addictions issues, and/or those who may be living with HIV/AIDS or other life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.
  • Ability to operate related equipment. Knowledge of computer programs including MS windows environment, MS Outlook, and Word.
  • Ability to perform nursing assessments and provide care for people with chronic mental health concerns.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate care, and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members in care planning.
  • Ability to provide guidance and assistance to interdisciplinary team members in areas of clinical practice
  • Ability to work independently and professionally.
  • Ability to foster a working environment of collaboration, skill, collegiality, and enthusiasm.

 

Date Posted: October 17, 2018

Deadline for submission: October 24, 2018 for internal applicants or externally until filled

OPEN TO: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS

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