Casual & Nights Nursing Position – Edgewood, Nanaimo, BC

The primary function of the nursing staff is to provide medical care to persons who experience problems related to the use of mood-altering chemicals and/or behaviours. Casual nurses are needed for 8 hour shifts and must have availability for nights.

Some duties include and are not limited to:

  • Provide first aid as needed and refer patients to medical care as the Clinical Team deems necessary
  • Responsible for patient Detox scales as per Pharmacotherapy & Detox policies.
  • Make patient medications available as prescribed as per Pharmacotherapy & Detox policies
  • Ensure medication policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Follow up with patients following assessments by Physicians – charting, booking of further appointments, etc., when necessary
  • Direct bedside care when necessary, (i.e.: bathing, Critical Care, etc.)
  • Participates in case consultation and treatment coordination with other members of the multi-disciplinary team if required


  • Current LPN license
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Knowledge of the 12 steps and addictions disorders an asset
  • One or more years experience an asset
  • Personal experience in recovery, or formal education in addiction or related health field an asset
  • Current computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team player

How to Apply:

Attention: Human Resources Department

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018