We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our Critical Care Team at Abbotsford Regional Hospital (ARH) in Abbotsford, BC. As part of this role the NP works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team with a coordinated approach to ensure safe, effective, and timely care for patients.
Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality, compassionate care to this vital role. ARH’s Critical Care is a dynamic team that focuses on Adult Critical Care in a combined 20 bed closed unit, comprised of 10 ICU and 10 High Acuity beds, supported by a team of intensivists, Nurse Practitioners, Critical Care RNs, Respiratory Therapists and Allied Health professionals.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse Practitioner position is designed as an acute care NP role with aim to work in a collaborative manner in a team setting. The primary goal is to provide supportive care from an acute NP perspective to a defined population of patients admitted to the ICU at ARH.
In this rewarding ICU NP role you will have the opportunity to:
Specifically, you will gain experience:
Do you want to be part of our new and exciting post graduate up to 6 month nurse practitioner residency program? You will receive in depth in house advanced training within a clinical area relevant to the position, improve your team collaboration and develop a model of patient centred care. This is your opportunity to consolidate your nurse practitioner education with a team helping to support your successful transition into independent practice.
During your residency, you’ll receive:
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Abbotsford is located in the heart of the Fraser Valley, one hour (70km) southeast of Vancouver’s city centre. This large rural city in the country is set against stunning views of British Columbia’s (BC) Coast Mountains and Washington’s Mount Baker. With a lower cost of living than Metro Vancouver, the area attracts residents who want a slower pace and enjoy a small-town feel. Here what the team has to say about their experience working and/or living in Abbotsford.
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.
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Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer. Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.
Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (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 there are no exceptions.
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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.
Education and Experience
Current practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.
Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.
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