Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

The Registered Nurse/ Registered Psychiatric Nurse coordinates and provides direct nursing care to an assigned group of residents/clients. Provides guidance to caregivers for resident /client care consistent with current standards of professional practice, the philosophy of care, and established organizational standards within an interdisciplinary care environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant. One year's recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to deal effectively with others
Ability to be self-directed and to plan, organize and prioritize work.
Ability to provide guidance and direction.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to operate related equipment / Technology
Familiar with MS Outlook, MS word,
Basic key boarding skills.

About Us
Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

Come be part of our future!

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British Columbia’s scenic capital city of Victoria is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, scenic gardens and even the tradition of formal afternoon tea, reflect this seaside city’s British heritage. Victoria’s economy is made up of traditional industry, advanced technology, tourism and arts and cultural organizations. The city boasts one of the highest “park-to-people” ratios of any city in North America. A temperate climate supports numerous recreational pursuits including golfing, fishing and boating.

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