|Job Title:||Crisis Response Nurse (RN/RPN)|
|Work Site:||HOpe Center - North Vancouver, BC|
|Status:||Regular Part Time - Vacation Relief (0.4 FTE)|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$34.83 - $45.73 per hour|
Within the context of a client and family centred care model, and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice and Code of Ethics for registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses, and within the established vision and values of the organization, provides mental health and addictions care to clients within the designated Program. Works as part of a multi-disciplinary team in providing assessments, screening, triage, treatment and/or case management for individuals within the designated client population (i.e. depending upon program/department, adults or youth/young adult) experiencing urgent and emergent mental health and substance abuse problems. Works in partnership with clients, families and relevant clinical care partners to ensure service provided is integrated across the continuum of care. Provides emergency mobile crisis response as required; facilitates immediate hospital or detox facility admission if deemed necessary; as applicable, provides crisis intervention counseling, treatment planning, intensive case management and referral coordination; initiates and participates in case conferences and case management meetings; prepares and maintains client records; and provides consultative and direct services/care to clients, families, community health professionals/agencies, law enforcement, and/or schools, physicians and Emergency Room staff. Participates in team meetings, continuing education, conferences, and/or corporate initiatives and engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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.***
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