Job Posting 86716

Psychiatric Liaison Nurse
Community Living British Columbia
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Coquitlam, BC, Canada
closes in 21 days (Fri, 2 Sep)
full time  •  $73,874 to $93,685 annually

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If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Communities of belonging, lives with connection. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration, and community.

The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a designated tertiary care mental health service. Our team provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for individuals ages 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behaviour issue. PAC is located at Healing Spirit House in Coquitlam.

The Role:

As a Psychiatric Nurse Liaison/Educator at CLBC, you will work collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centred and recovery-oriented care. Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing intake assessments
  • Offering crisis intervention, and providing input into the care of psychiatric and concurrent disordered patients
  • Assisting with ensuring effective client flow for assessed patients through collaboration with families and community and emergency service providers
  • Supporting clinical education utilizing evidence-informed practice and education theory to develop educational programs that will achieve the most effective outcomes, and deliver formal group or individual educational activities to the staff and patients/clients/residents/families
  • Participating in research, policy, quality improvement, and risk management activities

Travel: Travel required throughout BC, including driving in winter conditions


  • Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing plus three years of recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including one year of education and/or leadership experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Completion of post-graduate coursework and/or certification applicable to the designated clinical area
  • Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes, as required
  • Preference will be given to those with experience in working within mental health, developmental disability services, and the community.

Shift: Monday to Friday rotation

Benefits: You will receive a comprehensive benefits package:

  • extended health and dental
  • a BC Public Service Pension plan
  • generous vacation and special leave to help you achieve work/life balance
  • paid parental/adoption leave
  • life insurance, salary protection for sick days, and if needed, long-term disability
  • Wellness supports, including an Employee and Family Assistance Program, and a health and wellness incentive program.
  • Professional development programs provide continuous learning and the opportunity for professional development and skill-building

Additional Info:
This position is posted to fill a vacancy
Term: Regular, Full-time
Classification/Salary: Nurse R7 / $73,874 to $93,685 annually

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check and are required to provide a clean Driver's Abstract.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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