Outreach Nurse

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a casual Outreach Nurse to join the public health team responsible for nursing outreach and education services.

The Outreach Nurse is responsible for providing nursing services related to communicable disease prevention and control (including HIV and blood borne pathogens), 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.

The 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. In conjunction with other team members, the Outreach Nurse will provide outreach services as well as clinic services and coordinate services with other community-based services and agencies.

This is a casual position. Shift times are 08:48 to 16:30 Monday to Friday on an as needed basis.


If you have experience with HIV/STI, reproductive sexual health, mental health and substance use and community nursing, apply today! Join our team and make an impact in the lives of others.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and /or be assigned a fleet vehicle.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing (including community/public health content) with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

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.

Comments

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 #:

01679773

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

OUTREACH URBAN HEALTH

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEC COK OUTREACH STREET CLINIC

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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