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Nurse Practitioner, Aboriginal Health

Location
Surrey, BC
Details
Temp
5 days ago

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 26,000 employees, 2,600 physicians and nearly 8,000 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

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 are proud of the innovation, dedication, professionalism and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality, compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role where you can really make a difference to vulnerable populations.

In this position, you will be based at the Kla-How-Eya Healing Place which provides culturally safe and holistic primary health care services for urban Aboriginal clients. You may also be assigned as required to other primary care clinics.

Does this sound like the Nurse Practitioner opportunity you desire?
    •The responsibility and accountability for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions is key to this role. •The ability to Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. As Nurse Practitioner you will provide professional mentorship to other health providers and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate. •The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health providers to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices. The position participates in peer review and self-review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.

Would you Value?
•No on call or weekend shifts. Monday through Friday Primary Care clinic hours. •Prescribing drugs within regulatory scope for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable standard methodologies set by Fraser Health. •Overseeing the ongoing care and order appropriate screening diagnostic investigations while you interpret reports of investigations and analyzes information to identify progress and plan patient treatment. •Working closely with an inter-disciplinary team at the primary health clinic.
Are you motivated to join us? We will be looking for you to have:
    •Current practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) •Relevant, clinical nursing experience

Professional/Technical capabilities will include your clinical knowledge and real passion for providing quality, compassionate care to motivate and inspire others.

If this casual position sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are outstanding in their respective fields. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Apply now and we can continue the conversation. Explore the opportunity of joining our team to provide the best possible care to the patients they serve.

We value diversity in the work force and maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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