Public Health Nurse - Maternity Care Services

Position Summary

Are you a Registered Nurse with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and critical thinking skills? Do you have great communication and thrive on multitasking in a fast paced environment? Then we would love to chat with you about opportunities in our Public Health Nursing team in Kamloops.

This position works within established Public Health Nursing (PHN) best practices using a population health and community development approach to assess a range of factors that determine the health of childbearing families and communities during the prenatal/postnatal period; to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate services; and to coordinate PHN services with those of other community agencies.

The successful applicant provides health promotion, health education and disease/injury prevention programs and services to individuals, groups and communities in locations such as homes, schools, and other community settings to increase the knowledge of health, promote healthy behaviors, and provide early identification and intervention services to prevent disease and injury. Provides feedback and input to the Manager (or designate) regarding service improvements.

The population this position focuses on is childbearing and childrearing families in the prenatal/postnatal period
This is a casual position which means hours are not guaranteed and may vary as needed. Hours of work are 08:30- 16:30.

If you are looking for your next challenge in public health maternity care, apply today! Join our team and make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications

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

Completion of a recognized course in human lactation and breastfeeding and one (1) year recent, related experience in public health maternity care 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 #:

01744913

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KAMLOOPS S CENTRAL HEALTH

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

KAP EARLY MATERNITY

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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