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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1207050 Date posted 01/11/2019
Job title :PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Community :OSOYOOS
Facility :OSOYOOS HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are seeking a Public Health Nurse to join our team at the Osoyoos Health Centre! If you have great communication, thrive on multi-tasking and a positive attitude, we would love to talk to you!

The Public Health Nurse (PHN) provides nursing services within the framework of the Population Health/Health Promotion Model. Inherent in the role are knowledge, skills, and abilities specific to health promotion, epidemiology, community development, primary health care, public health ethics primary and secondary prevention strategies. Public Health Nurses translate knowledge from the health and social sciences to support health enhancing behaviors to diverse individuals, families, and population groups through universal and targeted interventions, programs and advocacy. Services are offered in communities, schools, homes and outreach locations to individuals, families and communities.

Shifts for this position are Monday to Friday. Shift times are 8:00 to 16:00.

Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and /or a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.


Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a recognized program and six (6) months recent, related experience in public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training experience. Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC). Current valid BC Driver’s License.

**Personal vehicle required**
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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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