A Primary Care Nurse Practitioner opportunity is available targeting services including mental health and substance use, chronic disease management, reproductive health, health prevention and promotion, and education.
Specifically, the Nurse Practitioner, Cariboo Rural, will have a focus on Aboriginal people of the Northern Secwepemc and provide full scope primary health care services, virtually and in person, to individuals:
• Served by the Three Corners Health Society. This includes members of the Williams Lake Indian Band, Soda Creek Indian Band, and Canoe Creek and Dog Creek Indian Bands.
• Residents in the outlying First Nations communities of Esk-etemec (located in Alkali Lake, BC; approximately 50 km east of Williams Lake) and Canim Lake (approximately 30 km east of 100 Mile House, BC). Travel is involved to Esk-etemec and Canim Lake.
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.
This position offers:
• Collaborative working relationship with other health care practitioners including self employed Nurse Practitioners and Physicians.
• Medical Office Assistant support;
• Flexible work location;
• fleet vehicle for travel;
• Relocation Allowance; hiring incentive of 10k for 2 years return of service;
• Annual education support for continued professional and competency development.
• Comprehensive Vacation and Benefits provision.
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner who ideally has some experience working in First Nations communities; brings great leadership, communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills; and is an effective team member. If this position sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you!
• 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
In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry.
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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.