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Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary

Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality and compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role as a Nurse Practitioner where you can really make a difference to your community. The Williams Lake Primary Care Clinic (WLPCC) will focus on providing team-based Integrated primary care to both attached and unattached patients to city of Williams Lake, with opportunity to provide monthly outreach to the Tŝilhqot’in and Secwépemc Nation communities. The WLPCH provides a hybrid model of primary care which includes in person, in-reach, and comprehensive virtual care appointments supporting patients and families access to high-quality medical care. Work with a dedicated and professional team delivering person-centred, culturally safe and trauma informed care.

The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices. The position participates in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.

Seeking 3.0 FTE of Family Nurse Practitioner to provide primary care. The WLPCH will operate 6 days per week, year round, 0800-2000 (variable schedules for extended coverage).

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.

Learn how you can make an impact as a Nurse Practitioner with Interior Health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-DVBY_jig4

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).

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.

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

Some Typical Duties and Responsibilities Include

• 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 counsels 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, hires staff, and evaluates staff performance.
• 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.

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 #:

02029771

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

CARIBOO COMM HLTH SERV

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

WIC CARIBOO NP HUB

Reports To:

DIRECTOR, NURSE PRACTITIONERS

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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