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Nurse Practitioner, Dawson Creek (permanent Full Time)

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Dawson Creek, BC
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Full Time
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Administrative


The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of

patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. The Nurse

Practitioner initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and

prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals 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 professionals 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.

Qualifications

- Completion of CRNBC approved Master's degree level nurse practitioner program.

- Successful completion of both the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) examination and

the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

- Eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British

Columbia (CRNBC).

- Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.

DAWSON CREEK COMMUNITY

The rolling foothills of the Northern Rockies surround Dawson Creek where the sky is always blue and there is something to offer everyone. The quality of life in Dawson Creek is like nothing you have ever experienced before. There is no long commute to work and no one is in a rush. For most people the commute is two or three minutes and they go home at lunch time. Time after work is spent pursuing some of the many outdoor activities.

Posted: November 15, 2017
Closes:December 21, 2017