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Primary Care Nurse - Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?
Interior Health has an opportunity for a Casual Primary Health Care nurse who is self-directed and comfortable working autonomously. This is a day shift position that can work between Monday to Friday with the shift times being 08:00 to 16:00. The home site for this position is at the Oliver Health Centre located in Oliver, B.C. Casual Employees are not guaranteed hours of work and shifts can range from 0-37.5 hours per week on an as-needed basis.

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.

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 South Okanangan region of British Columbia provides! As a casual employee, you are eligible for an extra 12.6% of pay in lieu of stat holidays and vacation pay. Many of our nurses start out in casual positions and move to permanent or relief opportunities once they have access to our internal job postings.

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.

Apply today!

Qualifications

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 Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).

Education, Training and Experience:
• 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.

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

01930639

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

OLIVER HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Oliver

Department:

SOP PRIMARY CARE -DESERT DOC

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$40.21 - $54.28

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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