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Island Health

Job Title:Nurse Practitioner
Salary (please specify hourly/monthly/yearly):per Ministry’s designated NP Primary Care Service Contract
Application Open Date:April 1, 2024
Application Close Date:Open until filled
Job Time Commitment:Full Time
City/Region:Vancouver Island
Province/State:British Columbia

Description

We’re hiring Nurse Practitioners across Vancouver Island.

We are looking for Nurse Practitioners with a commitment to continuous learning, who will provide culturally informed care and a safe and welcoming space for patients to receive care.

The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. This provider will initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions, policy and guidelines.

This position will collaborate with patients/clients/residents and other members of the interdisciplinary team to identify and asses trends and patterns that have implications for patients, families and communities.
Flexible work options are available through full-time or part-time scheduling.

Work in communities across the island such as Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Parksville, Nanaimo, Duncan, Victoria or more. Whether you are looking for a quaint coastal community or an urban centre, we can help you find the perfect fit.

Vancouver Island – Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, Vancouver Island is the true west coast, located offshore from the city of Vancouver in British Columbia. Boasting the mildest climate in Canada, few areas in the world can match this island’s scope of outdoor activities. Between hiking, golfing, fishing and boating, adventure outside and enjoy your experience minutes from home. For your children, choose between public or private schools for grade school and post secondary options are available throughout the island with options at Vancouver Island University, the University of Victoria, Camosun College, Royal Roads University or North Island College. With its diversity of landscapes, rich heritage and robust cultural scene, the Island Health region offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with an enviable quality of life.

Island Health – Over 2000 medical staff practice with Island Health, providing comprehensive health care services to a population of over 750,000 residents. Two tertiary facilities in Victoria are complemented by regional, community and rural health services across the region. The UBC Island Medical Program and UBC Post Graduate Family Practice Program offer opportunity for academic affiliation and participation in teaching of medical students and residents in all Vancouver Island communities. Our teams are responsible for quality improvement, teaching, continuing professional development, research and human resource planning. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout. At Island Health, we recognize, gain knowledge and respect the differences in each individual we serve. The right to feel culturally safe is for everyone.
Island Health acknowledges with respect and humility the Coast Salish, Nuu-chah-nulth and Kwakwaka’wakw People on whose unceded traditional territories we offer our services and programs.

For more details on this position, please visit http://www.medicalstaff.islandhealth.ca/careers/opportunities

Requirements

Licensure with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives

Job Application Methods

Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interests to: Harjinder Conway, Medical Staff Recruiter, Island Health. Email: medstaffrecrutiment@islandhealth.ca