NURSE PRACTITIONER - CHILCOTIN REGION (ALEXIS CREEK)

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking dynamic permanent full and/or part time Nurse Practitioners to join our team providing health care to seven communities in the Chilcotin region in a joint practice. A total of 1.9 FTE of Nurse Practitioner services is being sought, and successful candidates will have the unique opportunity to select their desired fte.

The Nurse Practitioners for the Chilcotin region will together provide full-scope primary health care services. This practice has a focus on Aboriginal populations as five of the communities are part of the Tsilhqot’in Nation – Tl’esqox/Toosey, Yunesit’in/Stone, Xeni Gwet’in/Nemiah, Tl’etinqox/Anaham and Yunesit’in/Stone – as well as the two communities of Alexis Creek and Tatla Lake. The practice will be shared between two or more Nurse Practitioners, providing virtual care (telephone, Zoom) as well as in-person clinics in each community with room for significant schedule flexibility.

The NPs will collaborate with various community agencies, surrounding aboriginal communities, and multidisciplinary health services in the delivery of comprehensive, holistic patient centered health care that is delivered in a culturally safe manner. The communities vary in size and on-site health care staff. The Chilcotin is rich and vibrant in both ranching and aboriginal history, with strong cultural influences. There is access to a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, skiing, fishing and other water activities.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you will have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Recognizing the unique needs of every applicant, we encourage outside the box thinking to make this practice one that fits the individual’s life. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Come and join our team… Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Current registration and exam qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• Recent, relevant clinical nursing experience
• Valid Driver's License.

Hiring Incentives:
Exam reimbursement
Relocation incentive

Eligible for the B.C. loan forgiveness program. For more information visit: https://studentaidbc.ca/repay/repayment-help/bc-loan-forgiveness-program#Am_I_eligible?

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).

Comments

1.9 total FTE available - successful candidate can negotitate desired fte. Housing is provided at Alexis Creek, please inquire for more details

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01464229

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

ALEXIS CREEK OUTPOST HPTL

Location:

Alexis Creek

Department:

ALX NP CLINIC

Reports To:

DIRECTOR, ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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