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About the role:

Calian is looking for Registered Nurses for the CBSA Immigration Holding Centre in Surrey. As a Registered Nurse on the team, you are responsible for providing 24/7 nursing services to a diverse population with a wide range of medical and mental health concerns.

This role is well suited to a Registered Nurse who can work autonomously within their scope of practice. Supporting infection control measures and educating detainees on public health issues is a primary function of this role. You will administer medication, perform basic health and mental health status assessments, respond to crises, and assist in running clinics with the visiting Physicians, Psychiatrists and Psychologists. The Registered Nurse is part of the primary healthcare resource for the detainees and they are responsible for providing support to individuals of all ages.

Key Duties Include:

  • Performing medical and mental health assessments

  • Checking and monitoring basic vital signs and health status

  • Treating medical emergencies for patients experiencing issues such as heart attacks or strokes

  • Managing or responding to outbreaks such as influenza and other contagious diseases

  • Preparing, distributing, and administering prescriptions and over-the-counter medications

  • Maintaining and updating medical files

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Valid License with BCCNP

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) would be an asset

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse performing key duties above in an emergency room environment

  • Experience working in Mental Health, Psychiatric or Addiction settings considered strong asset

  • Experience managing patients going through opioid withdrawal

  • Experience working in correctional environment/holding centre an asset

  • Must be able to work autonomously

Type of Assignment:

Casual contract

12 hr shifts (7am-7pm, 7pm-7am)

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