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As part of the provincial mental health services continuum, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) provides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary mental health and substance use services to adults across the province. These include services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and six regional clinics, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health & Addiction, and Heartwood Centre for Women. In addition to delivering these clinical services, BCMHSUS provides provincial leadership for system-wide improvement through its work in: health promotion and illness prevention; knowledge exchange; and research and academic teaching.

 

In addition to providing specialized mental health and addiction services, BCMHSUS also provides provincial leadership in mental health and addiction research, education and knowledge exchange, and health promotion and illness prevention in support of system-wide improvements.

 

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services is an Agency 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

 

Licensed Practical Nurse - Women’s Substance Use Program
Heartwood Centre

Casual
4500 Oak Street. Vancouver, BC

 

The Heartwood Centre for Women is a voluntary 90-day residential treatment program where staff and residents work together to create a wholesome, therapeutic environment.  Heartwood provides trauma-informed treatment for substance dependency and other concurrent disorders, including trauma.

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works collaboratively with the interprofessional team to provide tertiary care services to women with substance dependence, concurrent disorder and chronic disease.  The LPN identifies and monitors women’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including psychosocial, physiological, psychological, social-cultural and spiritual needs.  Duties also include planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with Standards of Practice for the Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia and consistent with the mission, vision and values of British Columbia’s Children & Women’s Hospital and BC Mental Health & Addictions Services as well as with established protocols.

Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Current full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of B.C. (CLPNBC).  This job requires that the incumbent be female.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work and follow instructions accurately.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.

 

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://careers.phsa.ca

 

For more information about the, please visit the website BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services at: www.bcmhsus.ca

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.



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