Primary Care Nurse (5481367)

  • Northern Health
  • Tumbler Ridge, BC, Canada
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Northern Health is accepting applications for Primary Care Nurse to function 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.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with physicians and the interprofessional team and other services to develop, implement and evaluate comprehensive care plans and interventions for people and their families using systematic assessment and best practices/evidence based standards.
  • Provides direct clinical care and services to individuals, groups and the community.
  • Fosters self-management skills for people with complex chronic conditions by providing individual/family education and counselling that enhances knowledge and problem solving in relation to chronic disease risk actors, condition and treatment, grieving, aging, and family adjustments, utilizing behavioral theories/strategies and adult learning theories.

What you bring

  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN or RPN registrant.
  • 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 training and experience.
  • Current valid BC Driver’s License.

 What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Spectacular outdoor activities
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market

Who we are

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

 To apply for this position, please submit your resume/cover letter to shannon.rodrigues@northernhealth.ca

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