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Registered Nurse - Public Health
Location:Castlegar
Facility:CASTLEGAR DIST HLTH CTR
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Competition #:01619219
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:CASTLEGAR DIST HLTH CTR
Department:CCC PH NURSING
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$36.23 - $47.58
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

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

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 with a minimum of six (6) months recent experience , who is passionate about health promotion and prevention, apply today and join our team!

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.

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Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.
 
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.

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