NURSE PRACTITIONER – SOUTH OKANAGAN FIRST NATION PRIMARY CAREApply Now Job ID 1424899 Date posted 07/22/2020
Facility :PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME (0.40 FTE)
Interior Health is seeking a dynamic Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team for a Term Specific Part Time (0.40 FTE) position. The term of this position is until October 12, 2021 or return of the incumbent.
This exciting Nurse Practitioner position will provide comprehensive primary care in an established and welcoming environment to clients of all ages from the Lower Similkameen Indian Band (Cawston), Upper Similkameen Indian Band (Hedley) and Penticton Indian Band (Penticton). These communities are located in traditional Syilx territory. The clinics have a targeted focus to support Aboriginal individuals. Working with physicians and other members of the health care team, 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. In this role, the NP partners with another NP who serves Osoyoos Indian Band (Oliver), and Penticton Indian band (Penticton). Travel between the on-reserve communities is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. A valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is required.
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!
• Current registration and exam-qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• Successful completion of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
• Recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.
• Valid Driver’s License.
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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