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NURSE PRACTITIONER, KGH HOSPITALIST, Permanent Part-Time
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01248782
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH NP HOSPITALIST
Reports To:DIRECTOR, ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Working in an interdisciplinary team and collaboratively with the Hospitalists GPs and NP, the NP will be responsible for the care of a group of inpatients managing and directing clinical care, participating in short-term and long-term planning of patient care with members of the inter-professional team, and coordinating the transitions in care. A population of focus will be the older adult patients admitted to the hospitalist program with sub-acute and complex chronic care needs. A high level of autonomy is expected along with collaboration, consultation and referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team. Hours are 0800-1600 and rotating schedule includes weekends and stats.

Candidates with 2 years NP clinical experience, recent acute care experience, and strong general medicine/geriatric skills are preferred.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Current registration and exam qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
• Successful completion of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
• Recent, relevant clinical nursing experience
• Valid Driver's License.

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