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Provincial Health Services Authority
Apr 09, 2020
Part time
The Forensic Psychiatric Hospital is an integral part of British Columbia’s health care system, and serves some of the most complex and highest-need patients in British Columbia. The Forensic Psychiatric Hospital is part of BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). We provide health services at all 9 units at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam, BC.    It’s an exciting time to join our dedicated, compassionate team and make a difference. We are looking for experts to work with us in a dynamic, supportive environment, and to share our vision for providing patients with safe, respectful, high-quality care. Our staff receives highly specialized training in forensic mental health and we are the only facility in the province that provides this training. We are transforming services at the hospital as we move to implement leading best practices in forensic mental health. The  Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH)  is a world leader in providing psychiatric care through its unique, multi-site health organization. A multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and other health care professionals, work in close partnership to provide specialized hospital and community-based services for adults with mental illness who are in conflict with the law. Our unified provincial forensic psychiatric services are provided in various clinics throughout the province of British Columbia. BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) provides a diverse range of specialized, “one-of-a-kind” tertiary level mental health services to residents across all geographic areas in BC. In addition to providing specialized mental health and addiction services, BCMHSUS also provides provincial leadership in mental health and addiction research, education and knowledge exchange, and health promotion and illness prevention in support of system-wide improvements.  BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services is an Agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:  Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose New Grad/Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse Casual  Shifts: Rotating Shifts  Wage:  $35.53 to $46.65 per hour  Forensic Psychiatric Hospital - All Units 70 Colony Farm Road Coquitlam, BC  We are currently accepting applications for casual opportunities to work with one of the premier forensic psychiatry health care teams in the world that will appeal to a detail-oriented individual who is experienced in the field of forensic psychiatric nursing. Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Leader or designate, and drawing on your high standards of integrity and responsibility, you will provide care planning and care delivery services to these forensic psychiatric patients. You will apply your knowledge of methods, techniques and procedures to address the physical and psychological needs of individual patients, and at times you may be required to resolve issues independently. Your value as a Direct Care Nurse will come into play as you participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team, assess patient care outcomes, make appropriate revisions to care plans and serve as an advocate for patients and their families. This hands-on role with individuals who are remanded by the courts will also see you support patients in psychosocial, life and personal care skills. Your profile is highlighted by a diploma in Psychiatric Nursing or General Nursing, and registration with CRNBC or CRPNBC. Your success in furthering the health and well-being of our patients will be built upon a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, including sound judgement and tact. You must demonstrate strong capabilities in dealing with the public, as well as preparing and maintaining records, charts and reports. Directly related experience in a forensic setting or specialized nursing of psychiatric patients is preferred. If you are looking to use your unique skills in playing an integral role in our forensic team, we would like to hear from you! We invite you to apply by clicking the " Apply Online Now " button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.    Click on the link below to see what it's like to work as a nurse at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZZOGpL-q5s For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:  http://careers.phsa.ca . For more information on BCMHSUS please visit:   www. bcmhsus .ca PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Provincial Health Services Authority
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
Registered Nurse, Maximum and Multi-Level Security Units - Forensic Psychiatric Hospital BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services Coquitlam, BC Provide nursing care delivery and care planning for forensic psychiatric patients, directly or in conjunction with an interdisciplinary and unit-based treatment team or supervisor. What you’ll do Provide direct care in accordance with the care plan by performing protocols and interventions; implementing behaviour management strategies and meeting care recipient needs; applying approved techniques, procedures and treatments; and administering prescribed medication. Recognize and identify signs and symptoms and detect changes in patients’ conditions; report and record as indicated. Collect and document patient health care information. Maintain complete and accurate records of nursing observation, interventions and evaluation of nursing care. Maintain complete and accurate records of telephone communications. Plan direct care and contribute to the physical and psychological well-being of the patients by assessing clinical requirements, status and condition of care recipients; developing care plans based on identified needs; participating in various interdisciplinary assessment and screening processes, and including patient and family, when appropriate, in planning nursing care and implementing care plans, evaluating outcomes and revising plans to address gaps and to respond to the needs of care recipients. What you bring Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Graduation from a recognized diploma program in Psychiatric Nursing or Nursing. One (1) year of recent experience working in a forensic or acute psychiatric hospital setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1. Current and updated knowledge of changes and developments in the practice of psychiatric nursing and of applicable Federal and Provincial legislation (i.e. the Criminal Code of Canada, Forensic Psychiatry Act, the Mental Health Act, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Young Offenders Act, Public Trustee Act). Broad knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of behavioural, social, emotional and mental health/psychiatric issues in adults. Broad knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools. Demonstrated organizational, facilitation, decision-making and leadership skills. You have demonstrated ability to: Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain records, charts, and reports. Participate as a member of multidisciplinary care team, work independently, and function as a nursing resource. Adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, and deal with conflict. Operate related equipment. Physically perform the duties of the position. What’s in it for you Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home. Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development. Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs. Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan. 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement. Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more. Regular Full-Time  Wage: $36.60-$47.50 hourly Location: 70 Colony Farm Road, Coquitlam BC Applications will be accepted until position is filled Hours of Work: 0700-1500/1500-2300/2300-0700 Reference # 91936 What we do BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS)  bcmhsus.ca , part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges. PHSA  plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:  jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. ATTN: PHSA Employees: To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position,  you must apply online via your internal profile at  http://internaljobs.phsa.ca Please note the internal job posting has  expired , please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position.  Please do not apply for the external job posting. If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the  Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264 . Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.
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