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Registered Nurse - Public Health
Location:Nelson
Facility:NELSON HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01547618
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:NELSON HEALTH CENTRE
Department:NCC PH NURSING
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$36.23 - $47.58
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

If you are a Registered Nurse who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication and critical thinking and has experience related to public health nursing, then we would love to hear from you for our casual opening in Nelson.

Casual positions mean that hours are not guaranteed and may vary as needed. Shifts may be pre-booked as well as called out at short notice. Days of work may be Monday’s to Friday’s during the hours of 08:30-16:30.

The Public Health Nurse (PHN), as an integral member of the Public Health Services team, 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, social determinants of health and illness, and disease and injury prevention. Public Health Nurses translate knowledge from the health and social sciences to support health enhancing behaviours 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 Public Health Nurse, who is passionate about health promotion and prevention, apply today and join our team!
 
Qualifications

Graduation from an approved school of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Six (6) months recent, related experience in public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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.

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