Public Health Nurse

Position Summary

If you are a Registered Nurse who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication and have experience related to public health nursing, then we would love to hear from you for our position in Kelowna.

The Public Health Nurse (PHN), as an integral member of the Public Health Services team, provides nursing services within the framework of the Population Health/Health Promotion Model. Inherent in the role are knowledge, skills and abilities specific to health promotion, epidemiology, community development, primary health care, social determinants of health and illness, and disease and injury prevention. Public Health Nurses translate knowledge from the health and social sciences to support health enhancing behaviours to diverse individuals, families, and population groups through universal and targeted interventions, programs and advocacy. Services are offered in communities, schools, homes and outreach locations to individuals, families and communities.

Shifts times are Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:30.

This is a casual position which means hours of work are not guaranteed. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.

If you are an experienced Public Health Nurse, who is passionate about health promotion and prevention, apply today and join our team!

*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 as a condition of employment.

Qualifications

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

Six (6) months recent, related experience in public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

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 #:

01731454

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEP PH NURSING

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Share this posting

Search for Related Jobs


* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT