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Do you want to be part of our new and exciting post graduate up to 6 month Nurse Practitioner (NP) residency program? The Abbottsford Regional Hospital and cancer center (ARH) is a BC center of Excellence prime for the Acute care NP Residency program due to the multitude of program and services it offers. We are currently recruiting three (3) full time Nurse Practitioners to provide care at our Abbotsford Regional Hospital.
You will receive in depth in house advanced training within a clinical area relevant to General Surgery, improve your team collaboration and develop a model of patient centred care. This is a competency-based residency and mentorship program to support the development of new NP knowledge related to the General Surgery program and building on competencies for NP practice.
FH is the first health authority to implement a formal residency program for NPs in the province, which will be key to supporting the development of NPs and practice-readiness in select programs. As General surgery is a highly specialized area of practice, the residency will consist of dedicated time for both didactic learning and hands-on clinical experiences. The NP will gradually be orientated to the General surgery program at ARH while they are completing their residencies.
Examples of in-house residency rotations: Internal Medicine, ICU, Cardiology, Emergency, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Surgery daycare etc.
During your residency, you’ll receive:
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.”
If this 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
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 26th 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.
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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.
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