Outreach Nurse Kelowna Health Centre (Casual)
Reference Code: 00574774
|Position Summary |
Do you want to truly make a difference in the lives of others and in your community? Are you experienced working in community or public health and with complex client situations? If you said “yes” come and join our team in this exciting and dynamic environment!
At the Outreach Urban Health Centre, we are committed to providing health care programs and services that meet the needs of the people in Kelowna and the surrounding area who don’t normally access the regular system of health care. The Outreach Urban Health Centre’s interdisciplinary team is comprised of Family Doctors, Public and Home Care Health Nurses, Prevention Workers, Mental Health and Addiction Counsellors, and Social Workers. Together, in partnership with our Community Advisory Committee and other community partners, we work to create a healthy, caring and vibrant community.
As the Outreach Nurse you are responsible for providing nursing services related to communicable disease prevention and control, reproductive/ sexual health, immunization, harm reduction, diagnosis and treatment of acute minor illnesses, including basic wound care and mental health/ substance use support for high risk and vulnerable populations. This role includes a strong focus on prevention, education and health promotion as well as assessment, chronic disease management, coordination, support, liaison and referral of health services. Building relationships and trust with clients and the community is an integral part of this role. The shifts are Monday to Friday 08:30 to 16:30.
Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a recognized university with community/public health content and a minimum of two years’ recent, related nursing experience including experience in STI/HIV care, immunization competency, wound care, reproductive health or mental health/substance use in a clinical (acute or community) setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC).
Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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