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Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary

Interior Health is looking to hire a Permanent Part-Time (0.4FTE) Nurse Practitioners in Castlegar, BC.

What we offer:
• An attractive remuneration package
• Excellent career prospects
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• May be eligible to contribute to MPP
• Work-life balance

Salary range for the position is $141,494 - $155,643. Interior Health establishes salaries within the minimum and maximum of the salary range based on consideration of the qualifications, experience of the applicant.

This exciting opportunity will provide primary care tp a well-established and diverse practice at the Castlegar Health Centre. It is a broad family practice including: prenatal, pediatrics, women’s health, chronic disease management and geriatric care. Additionally, there is a focus on marginalized populations. While it is a standalone, solo practice, there is opportunity for collaboration through co-location with mental health, public
health, and home care.

Learn how you can make an impact as a Nurse Practitioner with Interior Health:

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).


Typical Duties and Responsibilities
• Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed patients/clients/residents for undifferentiated diseases, disorders, and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice; writes orders for treatment and medications; and provides first-line care in emergencies.
• Monitors ongoing care, orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations, interprets reports of investigations, and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment.
• Establishes priorities for management of health, diseases, disorders, and conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with patients/clients/residents and families about health findings, diagnoses, priorities, outcomes, and prognoses; supports and patients/clients/residents in their responses to diseases, disorders, and conditions.
• Collaborates and consults with physicians or other healthcare and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose patient/client/resident status.
Develops and implements treatment plans. May admit and discharge patients/clients/residents to facilities according to organizational policies.
• Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.
• Assigns work to other nursing and healthcare personnel, evaluates work, provides education and supervision as necessary.
• Participates in research contributing to improved patient/client/resident care and advances in nursing, health policy development, and population health.
• Maintains population health focus by implementing screening and health promotion activities for populations at risk.
• Participates in interdisciplinary staff and nursing education through case presentations; mentoring; role modeling; and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting, and the community. Fosters healthcare partnerships.
• Develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures related to nursing, interdisciplinary care, and health system practices.
• Performs other related duties as required.

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.

Hiring Incentives
• OSCE exam reimbursement
• Relocation incentive
** Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer **


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 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.

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