Interior Health has a Relief Full Time opportunity for an experienced Primary Health Care Nurse who is self-directed and comfortable working autonomously. The successful candidate will have the direct ability to evolve the position working with diverse populations while supporting team based care.
This is a day shift position on a Monday to Friday schedule from 09:00 to 16:00 for 75 hours bi-weekly.
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?
Working and developing relationships with local Indigenous communities to meet their needs. This position gives you an opportunity to work in a team based care environment with primary care providers and various allied health professionals. The clinic is co-located with other specialized programs and there is opportunity to connect with them.
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.
How will we help you grow?
An abundance of opportunity! Grow your career with Interior Health and take advantage of the work life balance that living in Kootenay region of British Columbia provides! Eligible employees receive a comprehensive extended health and dental benefits, minimum 4 weeks paid vacation to start (for full time), Group Life Insurance, Municipal Pension Plan, and much more! We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum.
About the location:
Creston Nestled between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains, Creston is a nature lover’s paradise. Small town living at its best, with quiet side streets, beautiful murals, galleries and unique stores, it is a welcoming community. The temperate climate and rich, fertile soil make it a gardeners dream. Hiking, biking, golfing and fishing are just a few outdoor activities you can enjoy mere steps from your front door.
Love your work, apply today!
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume
Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Advance clinical skills training in the assigned practice area.
One year 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.