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Public Health Nurse
Location:Princeton
Facility:PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01325504
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
Department:PPH PH NURSING
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Are you a reliable RN with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and critical thinking skills? Do you have great communication and thrive on multi-tasking? If so, we would love to chat with you about opportunities in Public Health Nursing in beautiful Princeton, BC!.

The Public Health Nurse (PHN) provides nursing services within the framework of the Population Health/Health Promotion Model. Inherent in the role are knowledge, skills, and abilities specific to health promotion, epidemiology, community development, primary health care, public health ethics primary and secondary prevention strategies.

Public Health Nurses translate knowledge from the health and social sciences to support health enhancing behaviors to diverse individuals, families, and population groups through universal and targeted interventions, programs and advocacy. Services are offered in communities, schools, homes and outreach locations to individuals, families and communities.

If you are an experienced Nurse, who is passionate about public health promotion and prevention, apply today and put your skills to the test!

This is a casual position. Shifts for this position are not guaranteed and hours may vary. Shift times are 8:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday.

Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and /or a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
 
Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Six (6) months recent, related experience in public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT