Are you an experienced Primary Health Care nurse who is self-directed and comfortable working autonomously? If so, we have an opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of others in your community working in the primary care field.
This is a casual position at the Creston Valley Hospital. The hours of work are 09:00 to 16:00. This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.
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.
The Primary Health Care Nurse is responsible for working in direct collaboration with an inter-professional care team and defined network of Primary Care Physicians/Nurse Practitioners 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.
If you are energetic, take initiative, and focused on a continuous improvement philosophy, then this position may be the job for you!
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 and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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.