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NURSE PRACTITIONER, TL'AZT'EN (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Fort St. James
Facility:STUART LAKE HOSPITAL
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Competition #:05318795
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:STUART LAKE HOSPITAL
Reports To:LEAD, NURSE PRACTITIONER
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/ residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. The Nurse Practitioner initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate.

The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices. The position participates in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.
 
Qualifications

- Completion of CRNBC approved Master’s degree level nurse practitioner program.
- Successful completion of both the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) examination and the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
- Eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British
Columbia (CRNBC).
- Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.

FORT ST. JAMES COMMUNITY
Set between the Rocky Mountains in the east and the Coastal Mountains on the west, Fort St. James is located on the Southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of BC’s largest natural freshwater lakes. The population, including the municipality itself, rural areas and First Nation reserves, is approximately 4,757 people who benefit from an established forest industry and a growing tourism industry. There is a The town is also a scenic gateway to a 300 km network of lakes and rivers.

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