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Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time (0.70 FTE) Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist in Kelowna, BC.

This Nurse Practitioner's (NP) focus is older adult patients with acute, sub - acute and complex chronic care needs who have been admitted to the Kelowna General Hospital's Hospitalist Program. In this position, the NP will assume the role of MRP (Most Responsible Provider) and performs pertinent physical examinations and clinical evaluations, manages clinical care, performs procedures, orders and reviews diagnostic studies, orders and monitors medications, and participates in short-term and long-term planning of patient care. The NP joins members of the inter-professional team in coordinating the transitions in care. A high level of autonomy is expected along with collaboration, consultation and referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team. There is no on call requirements for this position.

This position will also have a new and exciting post graduate nurse practitioner residency program. Interior Health offers a residency program for NPs in the province, which will be key to supporting the development of NPs and practice-readiness in select programs.
During your residency, you’ll receive:
• Mentorship in multiple clinical areas
• Dedicated clinical supervision during clinical placements
• Protected time for self directed learning relevant to your clinical practice
• Coaching from a consistent experienced nurse practitioner throughout your residency
• Individualized support in transitioning to independent provider

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 **

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 #:

02031166

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.70 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH NP HOSPITALIST

Reports To:

DIRECTOR, NURSE PRACTITIONERS

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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