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Job Title: Psychiatric WorkerWork Site: Mental Health and Substance Use Inpatient Unit (Segal 5 & 7), Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre - Vancouver, BCStatus: Temporary Full Time (1.00 FTE)Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately March 31, 2021Salary: $28.49 per hourHours:


Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 134493-vkw


Come work as a Psychiatric Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Psychiatric Worker to join the team at the Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre at the Vancouver General Hospital site. Apply today to join our team!


As a Psychiatric Worker with VCH you will:

  • Provide specific aspects of psychiatric assessment and therapeutic care to clients with mental health needs, and establish client/family needs above all other concerns.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and revision of client care plans.
  • Participate in ward rounds/meetings as required.
  • Conduct observation rounds to ensure the safety of clients and staff.
  • Record and communicates client behaviours.
  • Identify the need for intervention; administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation according to established protocols.
  • Participate in in-service education.
  • Respond to general inquiries.
  • Transport and accompany clients who are considered unsafe to be alone.
  • Assist with admissions, and provide personal care to clients when necessary under the direction of nursing staff.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and ''going first'' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized degree program in Behavioural Science plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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