Do you have a passion for nursing? Do you have experience working with complex geriatric and/or adult patients with chronic health conditions? Are you looking for a role to demonstrate your clinical expertise in a community setting? We have an exciting opportunity for a casual Community Health Nurse - Registered Nurse, Aboriginal Health
based out of Kla-how-eya Healing Place and Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre located in Surrey, B.C.
This role gives you the opportunity to be part of an Indigenous Primary Health and Wellness interprofessional team in the management of an assigned caseload assisting with assessments, mentoring, interventions, and client care services to enable Aboriginal clients and their families to live confidently and safely at home in their community.
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, 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:
•Working independently and as a member of an interprofessional team in the management of an assigned caseload •Following up to enable clients and their families to live expertly and safely at home and/or in the community •Providing clinical assessments, direct care, chronic disease management and shared care planning •Supporting care coordination and advocacy, education, follow-up, caregiver support, involvement with hospital discharge planning, referral as well as facilitating the patient's access to other services
Your background includes:
•Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Recent one (1) years' experience assessing and treating complex geriatric and/or adult patients with chronic health conditions in an acute or community/outpatient care setting including recent experience in care and discharge planning •Valid BC Drivers' License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes
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. "Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry."