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PRIMARY HEALTH CARE NURSE

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Employer Name: 
BOUNDARY HEALTH CARE COOPERATIVE
Job Location: 
VARIOUS PHYSICIAN/NURSE PRACTITIONER CLINICS – GRAND FORKS, CHRISTINA LAKE, GREENWOOD, MIDWAY, ROCK CREEK

Positions Available:

3 PERMANENT FULL TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE; 1.0 FTE GRAND FORKS, 1.0 FTE CHRISTINA LAKE, 1.0 FTE WEST BOUNDARY (GREENWOOD, MIDWAY, ROCK CREEK)

Position Summary:

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

The Boundary Health Care Cooperative is now accepting resumes for three (3) full-time Primary Health Care Nursing positions. Primary Health Care Nurses provide comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to patients in a patient medical home setting (doctor or nurse practitioner’s office) through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care delivery. Primary Health Care Nurses assists individuals to achieve safe, realistic and reasonable health care goals and to maintain optimal health through the provision of information/health promotion, disease prevention and treatment/care management services.

The Primary Health Care Nurse is responsible for working in direct collaboration with an inter-professional care team to conduct integrated care planning, offer patient assessments/clinic visits, and provide ongoing monitoring and self-management support follow-up for patients (adults, seniors, pediatrics) and/or those with multiple chronic conditions, either in an individual or group setting and directly within the family physician/nurse practitioner office.

In addition to providing nursing care to patients, the Primary Health Care Nurses will play an integral role in the advancement of the patient medical home/primary care network model through participating in continuous quality improvement processes, training in teamwork and communications, regular clinic team meetings, quarterly regional meetings, and supporting integration of health authority services into the patient medical home.

The Primary Health Care Nurses will be employed by the Boundary Health Care Cooperative, a community services cooperative created to facilitate the provision of integrated clinical health and wellness services in community-based primary care settings within the Boundary Region. The Primary Health Care Nurses will provide care to patients in patient medical homes as well provide care through home visits and in other locations as indicated.

Apply today!

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurse of British Columbia.
  • Post graduate courses in a chronic disease specialty or advanced skills training considered an asset.
  • Two to three years recent related clinical nursing experience in primary care nursing or chronic disease management setting, including experience developing and providing formal education to patients, families, the general public, and other health professionals.
  • Current valid BC Driver’s License.

Applicants with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Posting Will Expire: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 

Application Procedure: Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to boundaryhealthcoop@gmail.com. Please state your preference for employment at (a) Christina Lake Medical Clinic, (b) Boundary Medical Clinic (located in Grand Forks), or (c) West Boundary Clinics (Greenwood Medical Clinic, Midway Medical Clinic and Rock Creek Health Centre).

 

Applications may be addressed to:

Board of Directors
Boundary Health Care Cooperative
Box 806
Grand Forks BC
V0H 1H0
 

Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017 at 4:00pm.

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