Psychiatric Nurse Liaison - 2018.118

  • Community Living BC
  • Burnaby, BC, Canada
  • Jul 13, 2018
Full time Government Health Care Hospitality-Hotel Nurse

Job Description

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

The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a designated mental health facility serving clients with intellectual disabilities and concurrent psychiatric, psychological and or behavioral issues.  PAC provides short term assessment and treatment to support client community care needs and quality of life.   

The Role:

The Psychiatric Nurse Liaison works collaboratively with an inter-professional care team in the provision of person-centered and recovery oriented care. 

Duties include:

  • intake assessment and scheduling,
  • community service planning
  • input into the care of psychiatric and concurrent disordered clients at PAC.

In conjunction with the PAC Social Worker and other PAC clinicians, this role is an important facilitator of communication and education with families and community care providers. The Psychiatric Nurse Liaison works assists with ensuring effective client flow for assessed patients through collaboration with families and community and emergency service providers.  Additionally, this position also works as part of an outreach team completing assessments and treatment in community or home settings.

Qualifications:

Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Bachelor’s degree in Nursing plus 3 years of recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including 1 year of education and/or leadership experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Travel throughout the Province is required to complete client assessments. Driving in winter conditions, as needed. Use of own vehicle on expenses. Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of CLBC.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver’s Abstract. 

How to apply:

Interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and cover letter quoting competition 2018.118 in the subject line, to Jaimie Willows at CLBC.HumanResources@gov.bc.ca

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.