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BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.    

 

BCCH and SHHC are agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.These include: Respect peopleBe compassionateDare to innovateCultivate partnershipsServe with purpose 

 

Registered Nurses/Registered Psychiatric Nurse

BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC Canada

Child Psychiatry Unit

Temporary Fulltime until September 2018

Days of Work:  Rotating

Hours of Work: 0730-1600 & 2245-0800 Rotating

 

The Child Psychiatry Unit is a 10 bed unit provides inpatient psychiatric services to children under 12 years old from mainland BC and the Yukon. Children are generally admitted to the Child Psychiatry program through a planned admission process.

 

Working collaboratively as part of an inter-professional team and within an evidence based Trauma Informed model of care, the General Duty Nurse, BC Children’s Mental Health supports all aspects of therapeutic care of patients with behavioral, emotional, and psychiatric presentations and their families/caregivers. Provides and coordinates nursing care services such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, and health promotion activities for mental health patients and their families, consistent with established policies, standards of practice and philosophy of the BC Children’s Mental Health Program.  

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a recognized program in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC)
  • One (1) year of recent experience working in a child/adolescent psychiatric pediatric mental health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work as a mental health nurse at the world renowned BC Children’s Hospital and receive: 

  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Continued education
  • Work/life balance
  • Excellent relocation assistance (if applicable)

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For more information please contact Gurdeep Gill, Advisor Talent Acquisition at (604) 875-7292 or email ggill@phsa.ca  

 

Click on the link below to see what it's like to be a part of BC Children’s Mental Health team:    

 

https://youtu.be/uP5_9Ifv00s     

 

For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca

                                      

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