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REGISTERED NURSE, PRIMARY CARE (CASUAL)
Location:Fort Nelson
Facility:FORT NELSON HEALTH UNIT
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Competition #:05316692
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:FORT NELSON HEALTH UNIT
Reports To:PRIMARY HEALTH TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage:$32.94 - $43.24
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse (PCN) practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC).

The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities. The PCN provides care that includes clinical follow up according to the person’s primary Care Plan and the person’s personal goals of care to inform plans of care developed collaboratively with the Interprofessional Team. The Primary Care Nurse will provide direct clinical care and services to individuals, groups and communities.
 
Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in nursing required from a recognized University plus post graduate courses and/or advanced skills training. Three years recent, related clinical nursing experience in primary care nursing and/or chronic disease management settings, including experience developing and providing formal education to patients, families, the general public, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC).
Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.

FORT NELSON COMMUNITY
Fort Nelson, located in the northernmost reaches of the Rocky Mountains, has magnificent scenery and landscapes. The country around Fort Nelson is enormous, which makes it worthwhile to spend a few days exploring the surrounding area. Take advantage of the terrific camping and hiking at local regional and provincial parks. Boat into wilderness areas like the Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Prophet, and Racing rivers, or enter the back country by ATV on designated routes, by horseback, or by snowmobile. Fort Nelson is one of British Columbia's wildest areas, therefore residents, industry, government, and conservationists have recognized the exceptional qualities of the Northern Rocky Mountain wilderness and have subsequently recommended part of the Fort Nelson area for special designation.

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