NURSE PRACTITIONER, CONAYT FRIENDSHIPApply Now Job ID 1206592 Date posted 01/09/2019
Facility :MERRITT S CENT HEALTH CTR
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Interior Health is seeking a dynamic permanent full time Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team in Merritt, B.C.
The Nurse Practitioner for Merritt and area will provide full-scope primary health care services to unattached individuals in order to improve accessibility. The practice has a focus on Aboriginal populations as Merritt is surrounded by five reserves – Lower Nicola Indian Band (LNIB), Upper Nicola Indian Band (UNIB), Nooaitch, Shackan, and Coldwater. The Nurse Practitioner provides outreach clinics to LNIB, UNIB, and Nicola Valley Institute of Technologies monthly. While being in solo practice, the clinician collaborates with various community agencies, surrounding aboriginal communities, and multidisciplinary health services in the delivery of comprehensive, holistic patient centered health care that is delivered in a culturally safe manner. The nurse practitioner practice is located at Conayt Friendship Society where community services are available for Aboriginal individuals living off reserve such as housing support, alcohol and drug counselling, children and family development programs.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you will have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. 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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