Looking for a job that will allow you to combine your clinical expertise and case management skills? Are you a Registered Nurse with experience in Public Health? We can offer you an exciting opportunity for a Communicable Disease Public Health Nurse in our Population & Public Health Program.
Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based long-term care, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people - 1/3 of British Columbia's population.
Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.
We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team. Build on your career experience by:
•Handling communicable disease cases and their contacts including the assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating of services to individuals, families, communities and population group •Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams •Providing health information, counselling ad referrals related to communicable diseases, immunizations and disease prevention •Coordinating and participating in health services and follow up related to case of vaccine and preventable diseases •Applying epidemiological principles and knowledge of disease process to investigate communicable diseases including outbreak management in accordance with established policies and protocols Your background includes:
•Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Graduation from an approved school of nursing including public health nursing component •One (1) year's public health nursing experience or related nursing experience providing Communicable Disease services including those related to vaccine preventable diseases, TB, Hepatitis B and C and outbreak management. •Valid BC driver's license and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes
This role is a relief full-time position located in Delta, BC. Delta has a rich farming and agricultural history and has grown into three fast-growing communities: Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta. Delta is a dynamic community that is rich in soil and water, rich in history and industry and especially rich in people.
We offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role.
Apply today and take the next step in your career so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.