Registered Nurse - Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, BC

Registered Nurse


Job description


Numinus Wellness (TSXV: NUMI) helps people to heal and be well through the development and delivery of innovative mental health care and access to safe, evidence-based psychedelic-assisted therapies. The Numinus model - including psychedelic production, research, and clinic care - is at the forefront of a transformation aimed at healing rather than managing symptoms for depression, anxiety, trauma, pain and substance use. At Numinus, we are leading the integration of psychedelic-assisted therapies into mainstream clinical practice and building the foundation for a healthier society.


Our North Star

Be the most trusted brand in the psychedelic space.


Our Mission

We are bringing transformative healing to communities through innovative therapies backed by science and scalable operations.


Our Vision

A world where everyone feels connected and whole.


Our Values

  • Be in service to self and others
  • Build something that captures our collective ideals
  • Be dedicated to the art and the science
  • Have courage to do the right thing


Job Summary

Numinus is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our growing team. This individual will be a regulated health care professional who has several key functions related to providing competent, evidence-based, and trauma informed care for clients accessing services at Numinus. This individual will be responsible for the assessment of patients and the administration and monitoring of ketamine therapy. They will work under the direction of the Medical Director and Director of Clinical Operations.


Key Practices

  • Client Centered Care
  • Therapeutic Engagement
  • Trauma-Informed Practice
  • Cultural Safety


Responsibilities

  • Provides information for clients requesting information about services provided and answers any questions for clients related to process and procedures.
  • Assess and document client baseline conditions during medical assessments and KAP sessions.
  • Monitor client progress, signs & symptoms, behavioural changes and response to interventions provided and will communicate with NP/MD as needed.
  • Performs and documents initial and ongoing clinical assessments for clients.
  • Administer medication as ordered by MD/NP providing direct care in keeping with BCCMN medication administration standards.
  • Respond to medical emergencies in collaboration with the medical team using appropriate site procedures while staying with the established scope of practice.
  • Educate clients about client-specific pharmacotherapies used while accessing services and post-discharge.
  • Provide education and guidance to clients in relation to therapies provided, including possible side effects and intended outcomes.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are applied and used effectively to support the safety of clients, co-clients and staff.
  • Provide ongoing risk assessments in collaboration with other disciplines to ensure the level of care is appropriate for risk (e.g. falls, suicide, violence) and, where applicable, implement intervention to mediate risk or transfer to the appropriate level of care.
  • Identify and intervene in situations where there may be a duty to report client substance use in accordance with BCCNM practice standards (e.g. sensitive safety positions, children in care).
  • Act as health navigator participating in interdisciplinary meetings and collegially share information that will identify client strengths, concerns and assist clients in achieving their health and therapy goals.
  • Participate in educational opportunities to develop competencies and maintain nursing practice standards.


Job requirements


Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 2 years of recent clinical experience, ideally in a hospital or clinical setting
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and current registration in good standing with the provincial/state licensing body
  • Able to visually assess patients as needed while transcribing the information into EMR software
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high energy environment
  • Data entry and medical transcription are an asset
  • CPR and BLS certification required and up to date
  • Integrated, lived experiences that support clinical competencies are acknowledged and welcomed
  • Experience managing client flow and working in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team

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