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Primary Health Care Nurse
Location:Sparwood
Facility:SPARWOOD HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01273454
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:SPARWOOD HEALTH CENTRE
Department:SPR PRIMARY CARE CLINIC
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

If you are a self-starter who works well independently but also within an interdisciplinary team, and have primary care nursing experience, we have the opportunity for you to join our nursing team in Sparwood!

The Primary Health Care Nurse provides comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to clients in a primary health care setting through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care delivery. Assists individuals to achieve and maintain optimal health through the provision of information/health promotion, disease prevention and treatment services.

The Primary Health Care Nurse is responsible for working in direct collaboration with an interdisciplinary care team and defined network of Primary Care Physicians to conduct integrated care planning, offer client assessments/clinic visits, and provide ongoing monitoring and self-management support follow-up for clients with multiple chronic conditions, either in an individual or group setting and often directly within the family physician office. The Primary Health Care Nurse works with the interdisciplinary team and other health care providers as required to develop effective integrated care planning decision -support tools to assist with overall care coordination.

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Qualifications

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

Post graduate courses in a chronic disease specialty or advanced skills training.

Three years recent related clinical nursing experience in primary care nursing or chronic disease management setting, including experience developing and providing formal education to clients, families, the general public, and other health professionals; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

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