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Sunshine Coast Health Centre would be nothing without its staff. From housekeeping to nursing to counselling, our drug rehab and alcohol treatment programs depend on skilled, qualified individuals. Below is a current list of opportunities and open positions with us.

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Casual Workers

Sunshine Coast Health Centre is looking for casual workers to fill in day, evening, and graveyard positions.

Job Summary

The casual worker performs various tasks such as housekeeping, food preparation, client support, and driving.

Requirements

First aid and a valid driver’s license (class 4 license an asset).

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Please send your resume and coverletter to us at careers@schc.ca

Licensed Practical Nurses

Job Details

The SCHC nursing department is a 24/7 facility looking for dedicated Licensed Practical Nurses with an interest in addictions nursing. We are currently accepting resumés for full-time, part-time, and casual nursing positions. Applicants must be willing to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends. This position will also include holiday/call back hours.

Wage varies from $30-33.50/hour. Hourly wages are higher for night shifts. Benefits commence immediately.

Purpose

To work with the Director of Nursing and clinical (counselling) team to provide safe, compassionate, and ethical care to all clients.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities  

  • Providing an efficient and safe admissions process.
  • Ensuring medical checklists are complete and documentation is in order.
  • Assessing and monitoring all clients residing in the Medical Detox Unit.
  • Processing medication orders, doctor orders, and medications refills.
  • Providing access to medical services including doctor appointments, blood work, lab work, and urine screens as needed.
  • Supporting team members and co-workers and maintaining a positive professional role for frontline staff and clients.

Requirements

  • Successful completion of Licensed Practical Nursing Program
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work within teams and alongside other departments/teams
  • Ability to problem-solve and communicate effectively
  • Basic computer skills and ability to use both PC and Mac systems
  • Up to date First Aid certification

Please send your resume and coverletter to us at careers@schc.ca

Student Placements and Practicums

Are you studying nursing or counselling/psychology? Are you looking for an organization to complete your practicum at? We offer future healthcare practitioners the opportunity to learn and see how meaning, compassion, and kindness in addiction treatment can make a difference.

We accept nursing, medical, and psychology students every year for most semesters. If you are interested in gaining experience or specializing in addictions, send your resume and coverletter to us at education@schc.ca.

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