NURSE PRACTITIONER, RURAL ABORIGINALApply Now Job ID 1112432 Date posted 05/01/2018
Facility :THOMPSON PARK MALL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team on a permanent full time basis in Kamloops, B.C.
This exciting Nurse Practitioner position will provide comprehensive primary care in an established and welcoming environment to members of the Central Secwepemc First Nation communities in the Interior of British Columbia. In partnership with the Secwepemc communities, you will provide comprehensive primary care in a team-based environment to members of T’Kemlups (i.e. Kamloops, B.C.) at the Q’wemtsin Health Society Clinic; Skeetchestn (Savona, B.C.); Simpcw (Barriere, B.C.); Cache Creek, B.C. (Bonaparte and High Bar).
Based out of the Q’wemtsin Health Society Clinic with outreach one day each week to the communities listed above, you will be supported by Interior Health and the Health Directors of the participating communities.
As the Nurse Practitioner you will be providing full primary care to an established roster of patients along with new patients in need. The goals of this service are to:
• increase the availability and continuity of primary care services for Aboriginal clients
• enhance chronic disease care
• and provide holistic patient centred health care that is delivered in a culturally safe manner.
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. In addition, this position offers an incentive bonus upon acceptance.…Apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Current registration and exam qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
• Successful completion of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
• Recent, relevant clinical nursing experience
In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry.
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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