Prince George BC
Salary $30.50 – $40.03 hourly
Multiple ongoing auxiliary appointments available
Note: This is an As and When Required position to backfill for annual leave, sick leave and other leaves
This posting will remain open until the positions are filled and applications will be reviewed at 2 week intervals
Bring your nursing experience to this important area of public safety
Prince George Youth Custody Services provides secure and open – sentenced custody as well as remand and pre-court detention for male and female residents in custody under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Youth Justice contributes to public safety by promoting the development of law abiding behaviour primarily through an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach.
Under the general direction of the Health Services Supervisor, and with a high degree of clinical independence, you will participate in the coordination and delivery of healthcare to residents in custody.
You will be responsible for completing initial health assessments on newly admitted residents, providing clinical consultation and expertise to correctional and case management staff by assessing fitness for admission, risk for victimization, self harm/acting out and possible sexual/physical abuse of residents. You will also administer medications as ordered by physicians/psychiatrists and facilitate pre-clinic screening by responding to health Service request forms.
Note: Required to work evenings/weekends. Day and afternoon shifts available – night shifts are not required.
To be considered for this position your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have the following:
– Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses or BC (CRPNBC) or the College of Registered Nurses Association of BC (CRNBC); and must possess or be prepared to obtain a valid Occupational First Aid Level 2 Certificate.
– Experience working with adolescents from diverse cultural backgrounds is preferred.
For more information on this opportunity including how to apply online, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=29476