Vancouver Coastal Health

Psychiatric Worker

Job Description

Job Title: Psychiatric Worker
Work Site: Mental Health & Substance Use Inpatient Unit, Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Community Health Centre - Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.77 FTE)
Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately September 2021

Salary: $29.06 per hour
Hours:

0800-1800

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 143944-cye

 

Come work as a Psychiatric Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Psychiatric Worker with a degree in Behavioural Science to join the team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Psychiatric Worker with VCH you will:

  • Provide specific aspects of psychiatric assessment and therapeutic care to clients with mental health needs, and establishes client/family needs above all other concerns.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and revision of client care plans including:
    • participating in ward rounds/meetings as required
    • conducting observation rounds to ensure the safety of clients and staff
    • recording and communicating client behaviours
    • identifying the need for intervention
    • administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation according to established protocols
  • Participate in in-service education, respond to general inquiries, transport and accompany clients who are considered unsafe to be alone, assist with admissions, and provide personal care to clients when necessary under the direction of nursing staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized degree program in Behavioural Science.
  • One year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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