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) scope of practice, standards of practice and the Mission and Values of Fraser Health, works collaboratively as a member of an interprofessional team to provide direct patient care to clients of family practice clinics within the Primary Care Network. The role of the Registered Nurse in Primary Care Practice is to partner with and complement that of the family physician.
Provides initial client consultation, assessment, triage, coaching and teaching, health promotion and intervention, client care services and follow-up based on the client's needs, urgency of request and best practices, to ensure clients, families and caregivers are provided with ease of access to timely, person-centred, continuous and culturally safe quality health services. Care may be provided in the clinic setting, over the phone, or in the community setting. Facilitates and manages client transitions across the healthcare continuum to optimize health and well-being and adapts to changes in the client's condition to minimize avoidable admission to healthcare facilities; collaborates with the client and ensures linkages with acute, primary and community care healthcare providers including the client's primary care provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician), other specialists and family supports with respect to client care planning to facilitate the flow of information through a variety of settings including FH and non-FH community services.
Provides client and family-centered care through a trauma-informed approach and evidence-informed practice. Establishes a dignifying, purposeful and trusting relationship with clients, promoting self-determination and independence. Encourages knowledge exchange in day-to day activities, and empowers clients to engage and connect within their communities. Ensures clients and their family members are supported in navigating the health care system.
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 including assessing and treating children, youth, adults and/or seniors in an acute or community/outpatient care setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Immunization additional education completed and up to date.
Valid BC Drivers license and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
Skills and Abilities