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
In accordance with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, the Community Health Nurse (CHN) - Registered Nurse works independently in the community setting. Works collaboratively and as a member of an interprofessional team in the management of an assigned client caseload including assessments, coaching, interventions, client care services and follow up to enable clients and their families to live confidently and safely at home and/or community; emphasizes the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health such as the treatment of chronic diseases through teaching, counselling and direct client care; facilitates and manages client transitions across the healthcare continuum utilizing the provincial Primary & Community Care model to optimize recovery or adapting to changes in the client's condition to minimize avoidable admission to residential and/or acute care facilities; collaborates and ensures linkages with acute, primary and community care healthcare providers including the client's primary care provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician, other specialist(s)) and family/supports regarding client care planning; supports clients and families, as client care is transitioned to primary/community care provider including FH and non-FH community services.
Education and Experience
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
One (1) year recent related clinical experience assessing and treating complex geriatric and/or adult patients with chronic health conditions in an acute or community/outpatient care setting including recent experience in care and discharge planning, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid BC Driver's license and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
Skills and Abilities