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Mental Health and Substance Use Nurse – Kelowna ACT Team

Mental Health and Substance Use Nurse – Kelowna ACT Team

Competition #: 01465988
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.73 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: KELOWNA CHSC
Department: KEM MHSU ASSERTIVE COMM
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $35.53 – $46.65
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse to join our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team.This position is on the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team. It is a team-based care treatment model for complex clients with severe and persistent psychiatric illness, and concurrent health and social challenges. This position is an outreach role meeting clients in their homes and community. The ACT team provides frequent, ongoing mental health assessments, case management, housing assistance, family support and substance use services.

As the MHSU Nurse, you will ensure that persons with serious severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use who may or may not be in crisis have access to timely, responsive, evidence-based treatment. You will provide assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. Functioning as the primary clinician, you will utilize a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

This is a day/evening temporary part-time 0.73 fte position until approximately July 30, 2021 or the return of the current incumbent. Shifts of work are rotating days and evenings; 08:30 to 16:30, 09:00 to 17:00 and 08:30 to 20:30. This position has regular on-call nights from 20:30-08:30 and 17:00- 09:00 on the weekends

We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and range of employee programs and services to support you at every stage of your career.

If you’re an experienced nurse who’s passionate about mental health, apply today!

Qualifications
Graduation from an approved school of nursing.Two years’ of recent related MHSU experience in the assigned clinical area(s) (such as Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT), Adult Community Support Services (ACSS), Urgent Response, Elderly Services, Alcohol & Drug) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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