Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.
Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Effective October 26, 2021 all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO.
Job Classification for CRESST (South Fraser): CH1, Bargaining Unit: HSA
Job Classification for CRESST (Fraser Valley): CH1, Bargaining Unit: BCNU & UPN
In accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, and working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centered and recovery oriented care, the Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides and coordinates the delivery of psychiatric nursing care services to clients. that are in an acute psychiatric crisis or situational crisis that could lead to psychiatric de-compensation. The RN/RPN sets priorities, and assigns and delegates tasks to support staff through direct care activities including assessments, crisis intervention, client and family education and health promotion activities.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an approved Nursing Program with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). One (1) year of recent, related mental health and substance use experience in an acute/sub-acute/community setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Standard First Aid and CPR level C (or equivalent). Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License and access to personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage.
Skills and Abilities