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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

 

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Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse 

Looking Glass Residence 

Casual 

4116 Angus Drive,

Vancouver, BC

 

Looking Glass Residence, formerly Woodstone Residence, is unique in British Columbia and across Canada as a residential treatment centre for young people suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or eating disorder not otherwise specified. Looking Glass therapeutic program is based on the strongest available evidence of effective treatment for eating disorders, and is the result of a meticulous development process involving consultation and collaboration with both local and international experts in eating disorders treatment and intervention, as well as mental health and youth care more generally. Looking Glass is staffed by professionals with the skills and experience required to deliver compassionate, person-centred services that foster trusting relationships, develop and enhance resiliency, and support developmentally appropriate levels of independence. The residence has the capacity to treat medically stable individuals who require an intensive, highly-structured yet home-like therapeutic environment.

 

Under the direction of the Program Director, Clinical Operations Manager or designate, the General Duty Nurse provides and coordinates nursing care services such as patient/resident assessment, patient/resident and family teaching, and health promotion activities for mental health patients/residents and their families consistent with the established policies, standards of practice, and philosophy of BC Children's Mental Health Program. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • 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 psychiatric child/youth/young adult health care setting or working with eating disorders, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

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External applications will be accepted until these positions have been filled.  

 

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

 

For more information about BC Children’s Hospital please visit www.bcchildrens.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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