Interior Health is seeking a dynamic Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join the Hospitalist Program. This exciting opportunity will join the NP team at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The term for this position is until November 2023 or return of the incumbent.
Working in an interdisciplinary team and collaboratively with the Hospitalists GPs and NP, the NP will be responsible for the care of a group of inpatients managing and directing clinical care, participating in short-term and long-term planning of patient care with members of the inter-professional team, and coordinating the transitions in care. A population of focus will be the older adult patients admitted to the hospitalist program with sub-acute and complex chronic care needs. Management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia is an asset.
Working at a high level of autonomy is expected along with collaboration, consultation and referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team. Hours are 0800-1600 and rotating schedule includes weekends and stats. Candidates with recent acute care experience, and strong general medicine/geriatric skills are preferred.
• OSCE exam reimbursement
• Relocation incentive
** Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer **
Interior Health offers work-life balance with competitive wages, excellent employee benefits, professional development and educational leave in a larger-than-life landscape and four seasons playground. Come and join our team. Apply today!
Education, Training, and Experience:
• Current registration and exam-qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Successful completion of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
• Recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.
Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).
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.