Nurse Practitioner, Rural Aboriginal, Kamloops

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team on a permanent full time basis in Kamloops, B.C. This exciting Nurse Practitioner position will provide comprehensive primary care in an established and welcoming environment to members of the Central Secwepemc First Nation communities in the Interior of British Columbia.

In partnership with the Secwepemc communities, you will provide comprehensive primary care in a team-based environment to members of T’Kemlups (i.e. Kamloops, B.C.) at the Q’wemtsin Health Society Clinic; Skeetchestn (Savona, B.C.); Simpcw (Barriere, B.C.); Cache Creek, B.C. (Bonaparte and High Bar). Based out of the Q’wemtsin Health Society Clinic with outreach one day each week to the communities listed above, you will be supported by Interior Health and the Health Directors of the participating communities. As the Nurse Practitioner you will be providing full primary care to an established roster of patients along with new patients in need.

The goals of this service are to:
- increase the availability and continuity of primary care services for Aboriginal clients
- enhance chronic disease care
- and provide holistic patient centred health care that is deliveredin a culturally safe manner.

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).

Qualifications

- 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).

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 #:

01783700

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

THOMPSON PARK MALL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

KPC NP RURAL ABOR CENT SECWMPC

Reports To:

NP DIRECTOR/LEAD

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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