Do you want to be part of our new and exciting post graduate up to 6 month nurse practitioner (NP) residency program? We have 4 NP surgical residency opportunites available. The Surrey Memorial Hospital is a BC center of Excellence prime for the Acute care NP Residency program due to the multitude of program and services it offers. 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 SMH while they are completing their residencies.
Examples of in-house residency rotations: Internal Medicine, ICU, Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery, and Orthopedic Surgery.
During your residency, you’ll receive:
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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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