We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner in Aboriginal Health to provide culturally safe primary health care services for Aboriginal clients and their families and support to Indigenous community members.
Come be a part of our Aboriginal Health East team based at the Stó:lo Primary Care Clinic in Chilliwack, B.C. while providing services at other Aboriginal community outreach sites in the area.
As a Relief Full Time Nurse Practitioner, you will support the Aboriginal Primary Care point of care team located in Chilliwack, B.C. This Relief Full Time position is available until January 3, 2023 or return of incumbent.
Are you interested in how our staff feel about their jobs? Here is what one of our NP's has to say about their practice.
"Having Nurse Practitioner specific leadership and practice support has made a big difference for me personally and across Fraser Health. It might be cheaper to live elsewhere in B.C., but I stay in Fraser Health because I can’t imagine a much better work environment than this.”
Does this sound like the environment you want to part of?
If this role sounds ideal for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
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Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:
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.
Current practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.
Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.