Specialty Nurse Practitioner

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Leave behind the every day to join an organization that is truly different.

We’re looking for someone to join our team as we build healthier communities and develop a network of outstanding healthcare professionals.

Join the medical staff serving the Fort St. James area including Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners. The medical staff is incredibly supportive and flexible.

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. The Nurse Practitioner initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate.

To be successful you must be eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nursing Professionals, have completed or be eligible to complete the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and have recent relevant clinical nursing experience. At Northern Health we offer:

• Full scope primary care in a supportive team based environment

• Amazing annual education allowance

• Generous relocation packages

• Great benefit packages and pension

• Unmatched work-life balance

• Four season, endless outdoor adventure

• Loan Forgiveness Programs offered through the Federal and Provincial Government

Fort St. James is located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake. The town has been restored as a National Historic Site, and has a total population of approximately 4,500. The main industries in Fort St. James are forestry, mining and tourism. The town is also a scenic gateway to a 300 km network of lakes and rivers. Fort St. James is well serviced, has affordable housing and is close to big city amenities. There are two elementary schools, one secondary school and two adult education facilities. There is a beautiful new College of New Caledonia Campus in the community.

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Fort St. James

The prosperous city of Fort St. James is a National Historic Site located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of B.C's largest lakes. Boasting one of the oldest and most successful forestry industries in the province, Fort St. James is surrounded by mountains and a 300-kilometre network of forests, lakes and rivers. Fishing and boating are favourite pastimes for residents here as is skiing.

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