Job Posting 89801

Nurse
Community Living British Columbia
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Coquitlam, BC, Canada
closing today (Wed, 30 Nov)
full time  •  $54.997 to $73,100 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 Nurse 4 at CLBC, you will work collaboratively to provide psychiatric and physical care for individuals admitted to PAC as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Responsibilities include:

  • Assessing the physical and mental status of individuals, measuring and recording client data; tracking outcomes, observing and reporting all changes in any aspect of the client's psychiatric, physical or behavioural conditions
  • Implementing positive behavioural support plans (PBSP) evaluating outcomes to address gaps and to respond to the needs of care recipients, forwarding feedback to inform the behavioural support team
  • Providing direct care in accordance with the behavioural support plan, which includes performing protocols and interventions, implementing behaviour management strategies, and meeting individual needs
  • Assisting individuals to learn problem-solving methods to meet their optimum levels in the least restrictive manner
  • Prepares and presents pertinent information at planning and clinical meetings
  • Administering prescribed medications and treatments or other procedures as required

You must be able to

  • Use weigh scales, Hoyer lifts, wheelchairs, stretchers, and bath chairs while attending to individual
  • Ensure the safety of individuals and/or staff by using progressive, verbal, and/or physical intervention techniques, up to performing restraint techniques including MANDT and Code White

Shift: This role requires a rotational work schedule in this 24/7 tertiary mental health facility.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with BCCNPM as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • First aid and CPR level C are required
  • Good working knowledge of progressive verbal and/or physical intervention techniques and ability to interact with unpredictable, aggressive, and/or acting out behaviours

A Class 5 driver's license is preferred, with a satisfactory driver's abstract.

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:
Status: Regular, Full-time
Classification/Salary: Nurse 4 / $54.997 to $73,100 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: November 30, 2022

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.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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