NURSE PRACTITIONER – PRIMARY CARE, ORCHARD WALK CLINICApply Now Job ID 1173070 Date posted 10/12/2018
Facility :THOMPSON PARK MALL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
This exciting new Nurse Practitioner position at Orchards Walk in South East Kamloops is a partnership with Supporting Team Excellence with Patients Society (STEPS). Working as a collaborative member of the inter-professional team , you will provide comprehensive patient centered care for patients of all ages and through all stages of illness. A focus will be frail seniors. You will play a key role in the team's development in providing primary care for patients as individuals, couples and families attached to the clinic including seniors, Indigenous, LGBTQ2+, those requiring complex care and those within multigenerational and multicultural families within the general patient population. You will collaborate and work closely with all service providers at the clinic and appropriate community services to help each patient achieve their highest level of health.
Orchards Walk is a newly built clinic and is designed to be a Team Based Primary and Community Health Center. The vision is to have a community clinic in which the patient is a team member in a multi-disciplinary team oriented to team-based primary care. Currently, the team is made up of six family physicians, a Clinical Pharmacist consultant, five MOAs, and an office manager. The patient panel continues to grow as new patients are being accepted daily. As the clinic grows so too will the hours to include evenings and weekends.
Interior Health offers work-life balance with competitive wages, excellent employee benefits, professional development and educational leave in a larger-than-life landscape and four seasons playground. Come and join our team…Apply today
Education, Training and Experience:
• Current registration and exam qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
• Successful completion of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
• Recent, relevant clinical nursing experience
• Valid Driver's License
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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