NURSE PRACTITIONER - URBAN 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 clients of all ages in the Urban Aboriginal Primary Care Clinic located on the Northshore of Kamloops in traditional Secwepemc territory. The clinic has a targeted focus to support Urban Aboriginal individuals and works with physicians and other members of the health care team.

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 delivered in a culturally safe manner.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Hiring Incentives
• 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!

Qualifications

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).

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 #:

01814693

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

THOMPSON PARK MALL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

TCR NP URBAN NATIVE

Reports To:

NP DIRECTOR/LEAD

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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