Job title :REGISTERED NURSE / REGISTERED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary
Are you looking for a dynamic and exciting position? Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference? If so, we have a wonderful casual opportunity for you. Consider working with the team in Psychiatry at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) where everyone is valued within our multi-disciplinary team! We currently have a relief full time opportunity for a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse.

The 15 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (IPU) provides Acute Mental Health and Substance Use services for the South Okanagan region. It has a program of both individual and group-based therapies. Our IPU is a safe, secure and accessible facility that strives for the highest professional standards of care. We liaison with Community and Tertiary Mental Health and many other community partners to provide a continuum of care for our clients. We adhere to evidence-based practice and endeavor to apply research to practice. We welcome innovation and an expanding scope of practice.

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; participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

The nursing shifts in our department are days and nights 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

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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