Registered Nurse | Public Health

Position Summary

If you are a Registered Nurse who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication and critical thinking and has experience related to public health nursing, then we would love to hear from you for our casual opening in Grand Forks.

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.

Casual positions mean that hours are not guaranteed and may vary as needed. Shifts may be pre-booked as well as called out at short notice. Days of work may be Monday to Friday during the hours of 08:30-16:30. We are looking for casuals willing to work in both Midway and Grand Forks public health offices.

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

About the Community:
Grand Forks is a community of around 4,000 people, considered to be the ‘hub’ of the Boundary Region and conveniently located within a couple of hours driving of two major centers Spokane and Kelowna. This beautiful town is surrounded by pristine water from the Granby and Kettle Rivers. With its strong community commitment to healthy living, affordability and great quality of life; Grand Forks offers four season living with recreational activities to match. Grand Forks’ cultural diversity is reflected in its local cuisine, artistry and many attractions and events.


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Qualifications

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.
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.

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 #:

01762346

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

BOUNDARY HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

BCC PH NURSING

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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