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Outreach Nurse
Location:Williams Lake
Facility:CARIBOO COMM HLTH SERV
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Competition #:01506855
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:CARIBOO COMM HLTH SERV
Department:WIP PH STREET NURSING
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$35.53 - $46.65
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

If you have strong communication skills and the ability multitask, we have a challenging career opportunity for you as an Outreach Nurse in Williams Lake.

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, the Outreach Nurse will provide outreach services as well as clinic services and coordinate services with other community-based services and agencies.

This is a casual position. Shift times are 08:18-16:30 on an as needed basis. You will be required to drive a personal vehicle on mileage for work purposes.

We anticipate the successful candidate will have a minimum of two years of recent related nursing experience, a critical thinker with strong communication and advocacy skills who is able to work independently with vulnerable populations. If this position sounds like a fit for you, apply today and make a difference in the lives of others.
 
Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing (including community/public health content) with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

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 valid BC Driver’s License.

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.

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