RN/RPN, Community ~ MHSU (Early Psychosis Intervention) - Burnaby
Fraser Health
Burnaby, BC, CA
6d ago
source : BCJobs.com

Do you have a passion for nursing? Do you have a clinical background with experience in a community Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) setting?

We have an exciting opportunity in our Early Psychosis Intervention Program.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.

6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Build on your career experience by :

  • Providing assessment, treatment and care management services to individuals with early psychosis
  • Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team
  • Providing crisis intervention, individual counselling and education
  • Assisting clients to access appropriate services in the community
  • Acting as client advocate to protect and promote client's right to autonomy, respect, privacy, dignity, and access to information
  • Initiating and participating in case conferences / meetings with clients, family, service providers and members of the interprofessional team
  • Establishing, maintaining and enhancing therapeutic relationships based on respect with client and their informal support network by engaging partners in treatment planning and evaluation, providing support and follow-up planning, promoting and supporting clients to manage self-care, encouraging informed decision-making and empowering the client to improve the clients' quality of life
  • Your background includes :

  • Graduation from an approved school of Nursing
  • Two (2) years recent related experience providing treatment services to individuals with mental health and / or concurrent disorders, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing membership with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
  • May require completion of substance use certificate program.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver''s License and access to personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage
  • This role is a casual position located in Burnaby BC. Burnaby is centrally located within the rapidly growing metropolitan area of the Lower Mainland.

    It is among Vancouver's most attractive suburbs - a major urban centre offering all the benefits of proximity to the city without the high cost of living.

    Burnaby highlights many beautiful lakes, forested mountain parkland, an ocean beach, rivers, parks and botanical gardens, major sports fields, golf courses, bicycle and walking trails, a major commercial town centre and high density residential areas.

    A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields.

    We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

    Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role.

    Take the next step and apply so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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