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Bring your leadership skills and love of nursing to the team in Clearwater!

If you are an experienced leader looking for an opportunity in a rural setting where you can demonstrate your management skills and still practice direct care nursing and everything in between, this could be the position for you!

The Program Leader works Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 and is responsible for the provision of excellence in the delivery of a patient and family centered approach to care within Dr Helmcken Memorial Hospital.

This position administers, oversees and coordinates the delivery of health services for direct patient/client/resident care in accordance with the established mission and goals of Interior Health. As the successful applicant you will provide leadership and supervision to staff, coordinate resources, determine workforce plans, establish work assignments, and monitor activities in order to enable the delivery of quality patient/client/resident care, effective utilization of resources, and overall effectiveness for the designated program/clinical area(s).

You will be required to make selection decisions in hiring new staff, conduct performance reviews, and determine training, orientation and development needs. Facilitating solutions to work problems and issues will be required. This position provides direct patient care as required.

Our benefits package includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Clearwater is a vacation paradise, with the majestic mountains of Wells Gray serving as a picturesque backdrop. The remote wilderness, the virgin forest, and the rivers, lakes, and streams all combine to showcase Clearwater’s active way of life. There are almost as many recreational options in the winter as in the summer.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation! Apply today!


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.

Three year’s recent related experience in a management/leadership position.
Four years recent clinical experience.

Advanced preparation and/or experience in rural and/or emergency nursing is asset. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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

Valid BC Driver’s License.

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Located 134 kilometres north of Kamloops in south central British Columbia, the town of Clearwater has grown significantly over the past two decades. Clearwater’s economy is primarily based in forestry with tourism becoming increasingly important. The varied beauty and natural resources of the Clearwater and nearby Wells Gray Provincial Park area provide a rich arena for outdoor activities in all seasons including hiking, river rafting, fishing, hunting, golf, swimming, horseback riding, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, snowmobiling and much more. Clearwater boasts a moderate climate with warm summers and cold winters.

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