Program Coordinator (RN/RPN) ~ Community MH&SUS - Mental Health Developmental Disabilities

Fraser Health - Burnaby, BC (5 months ago)

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Do you have a passion for nursing? Do you have a clinical background with training and experience in Mental Health/Psychiatry? We have the position for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Coordinator in our Community Mental Health and Substance Use Services program.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Build on your career experience by:
Coordinating and supervising the provision of care in Mental Health Developmental Disabilities services
Establishing clinical priorities and assigning/adjusting work assignments
Ensuring necessary resources are available
Participating in recruitment, interviewing and selection of staff
Providing leadership by developing, implementing, and evaluating staff orientations, in-service education and placement of students for clinical experiences
Assessing, developing, and evaluating the skills and performance of staff by providing coaching and instruction as appropriate
Providing clinical expertise, consultation, role modeling a leadership in evidence-based practice to staff and patients

Your background includes:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing plus four (4) years’ recent, clinical experience in individual, family and group modalities of practice in mental health/psychiatry in either a hospital or community setting including a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC)
Valid B.C. Driver’s license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes

This role is a Full Time position located at Burnaby Hospital in Burnaby, BC. Burnaby is centrally located within the rapidly growing metropolitan area of the Lower Mainland. It is among Vancouver’s most attractive suburbs – a major urban centre offering all the benefits of proximity to the city without the high cost of living. Burnaby boasts many beautiful lakes, forested mountain parkland, an ocean beach, rivers, parks and botanical gardens, major sports fields, golf courses, bicycle and walking trails, a major commercial town centre and high density residential areas.

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are experts in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Are you looking to transform your practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building a phenomenal work place?You can join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role.

Take the next step and apply so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.