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Nurse Practitioner â€" TELUS Health (Vancouver Care Centre)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

Location: 300-808 Nelson St, Vancouver BC
Status: Permanent Full time

Who is TELUS Health?

TELUS Health is empowering every person to live their healthiest life. Guided by our vision, we are leveraging the power of our leading edge technology and focusing on the uniqueness of each individual to create the future of health.

Simply put, our team members across the country are united by their commitment to continuously innovating to make healthcare more accessible and deliver improved health experiences for everyone.

Do you share our passion?

Let's create a healthier future, together

Join our team

TELUS Health - Care Centres is looking for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our dynamic Vancouver team!

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

Nurse Practitioners are responsible for the provision of high quality care services for the THCC Family Health Team (FHT), and play a key role in achieving its vision and mission.

Here's how

As part of the team, you'll be responsible for the provision of family health nursing care to the population of patients seen in the family practice service and requires a thorough knowledge of primary care nursing within the scope of the Nurse Practitioner as determined by the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) and the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).

Areas of focus include: assessing care needs on intake, triage and navigation to appropriate services, disease prevention and health promotion, travel medicine, chronic and complex disease care management, collaboration with the physician and the interdisciplinary team. The Family Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to optimize patient engagement and care outcomes. The role also requires a high level of interpersonal skills to interact with patients and their families in a holistic and compassionate manner.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
    •Individual patient assessment and treatment - health assessment, immunizations, ordering laboratory tests, diagnosis, treating illness, prescribing medications, procedures, regular patient follow up to promote health and counsel on disease prevention
    •Creating patient plans in follow up to assessments
    •Making internal and external referrals as appropriate
    •Coordinating appropriate diagnostic tests and procedures independently and/or in consultation with family physicians
    •Participating as a clinical team member for complex and specialized care, including but not limited to, prenatal care, chronic disease, child and young adult health and wellness
    •Engaging in networking, conferences, and presentations both as an ambassador of TELUS Health and as a knowledgeable clinician
    •Maintaining strong knowledge of community resources in order to provide the patient with information and care resources outside of TELUS Health Care Centres


You're the missing piece of the puzzle with
    •Masters of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner, post-masters diploma
    •CRNBC membership in good standing
    •CPR and ACLS (AB ONLY)
    •Knowledge and experience in primary care
    •Current experience in chronic disease management preferred
    •Advanced clinical nursing skills within the scope of a FNP; additional training relevant to practice is an asset
    •Skilled in program planning, implementation and evaluation
    •Ability to take initiative and demonstrate proactive/preventative care
    •Exceptional organizational and personal skills, positive and results focused attitude, and excellent written and oral communication skills
    •Computer competency and familiarity with an EMR
    •Valid driver's license and ability to travel - may need to travel between sites

Working Environment:
    •You will be working in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting
    •Typically, you would work office hours however; some flexibility may be required to accommodate service requirements for the operation
    •You may be required to travel to other clinics for meetings and centre support

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you're helping us make the future friendly. We're committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability - your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.

Disclaimer: In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.
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