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NURSE PRACTITIONER – ROYAL INLAND HOSPITALIST PROGRAM

Apply Now Job ID 0973673 Date posted 01/19/2018
Job title :NURSE PRACTITIONER – ROYAL INLAND HOSPITALIST PROGRAM
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Position Summary

This Nurse Practitioner's (NP) focus is older adult patients with sub - acute and complex chronic care needs who have been admitted to the Royal Inland Hospital's Hospitalist Program. In this position, the NP 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. Joins with 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.

Days of work will be rotating with hours 08:00 to 16:00 hours. No call attached to this position.

Royal Inland Hospital, located in Kamloops, BC, is a tertiary referral hospital offering high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. Specialty services include ambulatory psychiatry, elderly mental health, clinical nutrition, and lung health.

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!


Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Current Nurse Practitioner registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
• Successful completion of the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination).
• Two years Nurse Practitioner clinical experience. Recent acute care experience is an asset.
• Strong general medicine/geriatric skills.
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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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