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Location:Prince George
Facility:UNIV OF N. BC
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Competition #:05373413
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:UNIV OF N. BC
Hourly Wage:$33.56 - $44.06
Close Date:MAY 30, 2018*

Position Summary

Under the direction and supervision of the Team Leader of the Adult Psychiatry Unit, as part of the multidisciplinary team, the R.N./RPN works with persons admitted to the Adult Psychiatry Unit for Acute treatment of Mental Health and Addiction issues. As part of the multidisciplinary team, through assessment and monitoring of each client, the nurse develops and implements a plan of personal care and intervention to assist the client in managing the symptoms of their illness. Thereby the client can return to the community, and connect with appropriate follow up services.

- Graduate from an approved school of nursing.
- Current registration with CRNBC/CRPNBC.
- Two (2) years experience in Mental Health and Addictions
- Current CPR “C” certification.

- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with clients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
- Ability to operate related equipment
- Ability to organize work and design, implement and evaluate a plan of care
- Physical ability to perform duties of the position.

Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT