Communicable Disease Public Health Nurse (COVID -19)

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Do you want to be on the front line in the fight against COVID-19? We have the opportunity for you! We have an immediate need for Registered Nurses (RNs) to fill our dedicated team of Communicable Disease Public Health Nurses at Fraser Health.

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:

    •Handling communicable disease cases and their contacts including the assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating of services to individuals, families, communities and population group •Applying knowledge, skills and abilities specific to communicable disease cases •Coordinating and participating in providing health services and follow up related to case of vaccine and preventable diseases •Applying epidemiological principles and knowledge of disease process to investigate communicable diseases including outbreak management in accordance with established policies and protocols

Your background includes:

    •Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Graduation from an approved school of nursing including public health nursing component •One (1) year’s public health nursing experience or related nursing experience providing Communicable Disease services including those related to vaccine preventable diseases, TB, Hepatitis B and C and outbreak management. •Valid BC driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes

This is a full-time position based in Surrey, BC and may require travel and/or work at multiple sites in support of the regional health authorities’ COVID-19 response.

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 strive to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.