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Outreach Nurse
Location:Kelowna
Facility:OUTREACH URBAN HEALTH
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Competition #:01359592
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:OUTREACH URBAN HEALTH
Department:KEC COK OUTREACH STREET CLINIC
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:Effective April 1, 2020 the pay rate increases to $35.53- $46.65

Position Summary

If you have great communication skills and the ability multitask, we have a wonderful career opportunity for you as an Outreach Nurse.

The Outreach Nurse is responsible for providing nursing services related to communicable disease prevention and control (including HIV and blood borne pathogens), reproductive/sexual health, immunization, harm reduction, diagnosis and treatment of acute minor illnesses, including basic wound care and mental health/substance use support for high risk and vulnerable populations. The role includes a strong focus on prevention, education and health promotion as well as assessment, chronic disease management, coordination, support, liaison and referral of health services. In conjunction with other team members, will provide outreach services as well as clinic services. Coordinates services with those of other community-based services and agencies.

The successful candidate will be a critical thinker, strong communicator, advocate and able to work independently and in a multidisciplinary professional environment. If this position sounds like a fit for you, apply today.

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 be assigned a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment. Flexible work week in effect. Please submit résumé with application.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
 
Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a recognized university with community/public health content and a minimum of two years’ recent, related nursing experience including experience in STI/HIV care, immunization competency, wound care, reproductive health or mental health/substance use in a clinical (acute or community) setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC).


Current valid BC Driver’s License.

The successful applicant for this position must have MHSU experience, be STI certified, Contraceptive management certified, and have had experience with HIV.

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