Interior Health has casual opportunities for experienced Primary Health Care nurses who are self-directed and comfortable working autonomously. This position will be working in the Ashcroft Urgent & Primary Care Centre (UPCC). If you are passionate about working in a fast-paced, exciting environment as part of team, this is the opportunity for you! The Ashcroft UPCC will provide same-day, urgent primary care services to patients living in Ashcroft and surrounding communities, utilizing a Team-Based Care delivery model.
How will you make an impact?
As the Primary Health Care Nurse, you are responsible for providing comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to clients in a primary health care, community or patient home setting through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care delivery. The Primary Health Care Nurse assists individuals to achieve safe, realistic and reasonable healthcare goals and to maintain optimal health through the provision of information/health promotion, disease prevention and treatment/care management services.
What will you work on?
The Primary Health Care Nurse is responsible for working in collaboration with an inter-professional care team and defined network of Primary Care Physicians/Nurse Practitioners. The goal is to conduct integrated care planning, offer client assessments/clinic visits, and provide ongoing monitoring and self-management support follow-up for clients (adults, seniors, pediatrics) and/or those with multiple chronic conditions, either in an individual or group setting and often directly within the family physician/nurse practitioner office.
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
• Advance clinical skills training in the assigned practice area.
• Three years recent related clinical nursing experience in the assigned practice area, including experience developing and providing formal education to clients, families, the general public, and other health professionals; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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.