Job title :MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :BRAEMORE LODGE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary
Are you looking for a dynamic and exciting position? Do you have sound clinical skills and exceptional communication and relationship building skills? If you answered yes, then consider working with the team at Braemore Lodge in Penticton where everyone is valued within our multi-disciplinary team!

Braemore Lodge provides services to individuals with a serious and persistent mental illness who are experiencing significant functional impairment and require residential rehabilitation and recovery services. Tertiary services are provided to four designated beds for individuals who have lived in institutions for many years. Sixteen people live at Braemore Lodge, each with their own private room and bathroom facilities. The focus is rehabilitation and recovery to restore or develop each person’s ability to live a meaningful life. Principles of psychosocial rehabilitation are central to an empowerment and client centered approach at Braemore Lodge.

Each Nurse is assigned four primary clients who they will be responsible for developing psychosocial rehab goals and treatment goals with, and be the primary contact for that particular resident. This position offers the opportunity to improve quality of life and facilitate rehabilitation with your clients.

As the successful candidate, you will provide nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhance quality of life for the patient and family; consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers; demonstrate continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintain and advance your own clinical competence.

Shifts of work will rotate dates and nights; 07:00 to 15:00, 23:00 to 07:00 and 07:00 to 19:00.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications
• Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
• Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

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