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 can offer you an exciting opportunity for a Community Health Nurse - Registered Nurse located to work with our New Westminster 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 residential, 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 residential 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
This role is a relief full-time position located in New Westminster, BC. New Westminster is situated on a hillside overlooking the Fraser River, is the oldest incorporated city in BC, was once the provincial capital, and remains an urban hub of the Lower Mainland. The Royal City, as it is still known, began as a pioneer settlement and evolved into a stately Victorian city, and today remains graced with many grand Victorian and Edwardian heritage buildings.
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.
Take the next step and apply so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.