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Are you an experienced Public Health Nurse, looking for your next professional growth opportunity? Do you have exceptional communication and innovation skills? Do you thrive on collaborating with families and multi-disciplinary professionals? If so, prepare to join our Nursing Support Service team!

We are currently seeking a permanent part-time Nursing Coordinator to join our team in the community of Fernie, situated in the spectacular Rocky Mountains. This is a 0.70 fte position offering competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits plan.

The successful candidate will be experienced in community nursing, ideally public health nursing and bring strong independent practice, pediatric nursing assessment and care planning skills. The ideal applicant will have strong critical thinking ability and will be adept in applying a family centered approach; to leading and developing the planning, implementation and monitoring of appropriate nursing supports for children (birth to 19yrs) with special health care needs and/or chronic illness in the home, child care and school settings.

If you are a self-motivated, organized team player and this opportunity sounds like a fit for you; apply today! Join Interior Health in our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the province of BC.


Baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Three years recent clinical/community experience related to children with special health care needs/ chronic illness; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of BC (CRNBC).
Current valid BC Drivers Licence

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Located in the Elk Valley in southeast British Columbia, the mountain community of Fernie was traditionally a mining town. However its location in one of the last great accessible wilderness areas in North America has made it a popular tourist destination in recent years. Amidst towering peaks and beautiful scenery, Fernie offers residents and visitors alike a host of recreational opportunities including fly-fishing, alpine skiing and golf. Heritage buildings in the downtown area lend character and quaintness to the town.

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