Community Health Nurse, Resource Team (Multiple locations across BC)

Name of organization posting this job/opportunity: 
First Nations Health Authority
Posting Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Location: 
Multiple locations across BC
Job Status: 
Part Time
Permanent
Description: 

AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Do you want to experience British Columbia to its fullest? Travel to various remote communities across the province and work in an expanded scope of practice to provide primary care, public health, health promotion, and emergency care for First Nations individuals, families, and communities, including after hours on-call care.

The locations of our communities are as follows:
Telegraph Creek, Fort Ware, Tsay Keh Dene, Hartley Bay, Kitkatla, Klemtu, Anahim Lake, and Port Simpson.

Union Code: PIP (Prof Instit of Public Srvc Cda)
Hours per week: 18.75

Responsibilities:
Applies and utilises key nursing knowledge and critical thinking to choose options and to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and interventions to address health issues, taking into account relevant evidence, legislation, regulations, and policies.

Collects, assesses, analyzes, and applies information from various data sources to make evidence informed decisions for nursing services, including program planning, development and priority setting with individuals, families, groups, and communities, and interprets information for professional and community audiences.

Utilizes evidence and research to influence health policies, programs, and practices and synthesizes nursing and health knowledge from a broad range of theories, models, and frameworks to address the heath status of populations, inequities in health, determinants of health, strategies for health promotion, disease and injury prevention, health protection, case management, as well as the factors that influence the delivery and use of nursing and health services.

Advocates for public policy and services that promote and protect the health and well being of individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Involves individuals, families, groups, and communities as active partners to take action to address health inequities, and foster a self management care approach for chronic conditions.

Advocates for, and uses culturally relevant and appropriate approaches, when building relationships and providing nursing services.

Collaborates and shares knowledge with colleagues, students, First Nations, and other members of the health team.

Participates in collaborative, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral partnerships to enhance the health of individuals, families, groups, and populations.

Leads the emergency medical, clinical, and/or community response team as required by assigning responsibilities, monitoring activities, and providing support, guidance, and overall coordination in the resolution of issues.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized university. One (1) year of nursing experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Must be remote certified for a casual resource team position

Requires a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License

Contact: 
Please note that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in FNHA! For more information about us, please visit: www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at careers@fnha.ca or 1-844-699-3186.
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting
Job Sector: 
Health

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