Nurse Practitioner, Aboriginal Health

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Regular Full time Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Aboriginal Health where you can provide support to Indigenous community members. You will provide culturally safe primary health care services for Aboriginal clients and their families.

You will be part of Aboriginal Health East team based at the Stó:lo Primary Care Clinic in Chilliwack but also provide services at other Aboriginal community outreach sites in the area.

Does this sound like the Nurse Practitioner, Aboriginal Health professional you want to be?

    •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?

    •Prescribing drugs within regulatory scope for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable standard methodologies set by Fraser Health. •Monitoring the ongoing care and order appropriate screening diagnostic investigations while you interpret reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan patient treatment

Are you motivated to join us? We will be looking for you to have:

    •Current practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nursing Professions (BCCNP) •Relevant, clinical nursing experience •Experience working with the Indigenous population

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

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 a team of professionals who are outstanding in their respective fields •Excellent salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage

Apply now and we can continue the conversation and explore you joining our team supporting our employees to provide the best possible care to the patients they serve.

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 long term 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.

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

Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.