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Specialty Primary Care Clinic

Role and Facility Information

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Nurse (PCN) practises in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) functions 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.

Qualifications

- Baccalaureate degree in nursing required from a recognized University plus post graduate courses and/or advanced skills training as required for specific sites. 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 education, training and experience.
- Current practising registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
- Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.

BURNS LAKE COMMUNITY
The village is located at the heart of the Lakes District, in the centre of the province, an area boasting 4,828 km/3,000 mi of lake shoreline. It's surrounded by nature, including some of BC's largest freshwater lakes, such as Babine Lake North of town. With its myriad of lakes and a half-dozen species of sport fish, the area offers anglers a multitude of choices and opportunities that are nearly endless. Burns Lake offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.

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Burns Lake

In the heart of British Columbia's Lakes District, surrounded by freshwater lakes, is Burns Lake, a vibrant, progressive and socially diverse community with a pioneer spirit and small town charm. Known as the "Northern Gateway" to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, the largest wilderness park in B.C, Burns Lake is a magnet for outdoor recreationists. Its residents and visitors can enjoy hiking, canoeing, fishing, skating and cross-country skiing while being dazzled by its bountiful wildlife and spectacular scenery.

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