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As part of the provincial mental health services continuum, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services provides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary level mental health services to residents across all geographic areas in BC. These include Adult Forensic Psychiatric Services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital plus six regional clinics. In addition to direct services, BC Mental Health & Addiction Services acts as a support and resource to service providers across the province, and contributes to research and education.

 

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 people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

 

The Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction is a province-wide resource for people who are affected by problematic substance use, mental health issues and health care concerns. The goal of this 100-bed facility is to support people to regain their health, benefit from treatment, and eventually return to community life, with continued support for recovery. The Centre integrates mental health, substance use and primary care to provide a holistic approach and focuses on a person’s individual strengths. In addition, the Centre fills a gap in service and meets the complex needs of people who are homeless or living in unstable housing, who are vulnerable, and who are affected by significant physical and mental health issues, and a substance use problem.

 

Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse 

Casual 

Hours/Days of Work:  0700-1900/1900-0700 Rotating on call

Hourly Rate: $32.77 - $43.02

28- 3405 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby BC

 

The Clinic Nurse provides nursing care to individuals with concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders, homelessness and physical health needs. Provides 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. Performs physical, addiction and psychiatric assessments, refers clients to the physician for further examination, administers prescribed treatments and medications. Observes, monitors, evaluates and documents client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions. Provides education and support to clients/groups using a health promotion approach. Works collaboratively with other health care professionals, client, family and community.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) or as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). 
  • Two 2 years’ recent experience providing acute or community health nursing care/services to clients who have concurrent psychiatric and/or substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

We invite you to apply by clicking the "Apply Online Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.  

 

To learn more about these exciting opportunities please contact Gurdeep Gill, Nursing Advisor at 604-875-7292 or via email at ggill@phsa.ca.  We encourage new nurse graduates to apply! 

 

Burnaby Centre will be expanding and moving to a new location in December of 2019. Click on the video link to get a sneak peak of the new facility:  https://youtu.be/f0BMm4pc45c 

 

For more information about the Agency please visit the website at: www.bcmhsus.ca

 

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