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Interior Health

Rural and Remote Adult MHSU Nurse - RELOCATE to BC


Posted 17 Days Ago1036169-1563098

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.

Job Description

We have exciting opportunities for Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurses in Williams Lake, B.C.
Williams Lake is located in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin. As the largest and fastest growing city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial, and service hub for outlying communities. The surrounding pristine wilderness provides an unlimited playground, while the convenience of city living is just outside your door. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, rodeo enthusiasts and community members come together for a fun-filled family event every summer. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts are drawn to the area’s natural amenities. World-class mountain bike trails, miles of hiking and skiing terrain, and hundreds of lakes fit for kayaking, rafting, boating, fishing, and camping make Williams Lake one of B.C.’s last true wilderness escapes.

Williams Lake Mental Health Team - Permanent Full Time (competition 1036169)
Permanent part-time (0.57 FTE) Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Nurse opportunity. Join our community crisis response team (CCRT) in Williams Lake. The shift types for this position are days and evenings and shift times are from 08:00 to 20:00 hours.

Candidates will need to have experience providing brief mental health and substance use assessments of clients in crisis, and work in a variety of settings such as office-based, community-based and in hospital. We are seeking candidates with flexibility, critical thinking skills and an ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team. The Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse works as an integral part of an integrated mental health and substance use service. The Nurse provides urgent outreach, responsive assessment and treatment, case management, GP shared care, education, and support to individuals experiencing acute and/or chronic mental illness and/or problem substance use.

Gateway Program – Relief Full Time (competition 1023992)
Relief full time opportunity exists for a Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse, with the Gateway Program in Williams Lake, BC. This relief is until approximately October 31, 2018 or the return of the incumbent.


  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing. 
  • Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and 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). 
  • Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

Contact Information

Interior Health
Maria Lopez MacDonald