Specialty Primary Care Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is seeking a casual Primary Care Nurse at the Port Alice Health Centre in Port Alice, BC.

Consider the joy of working in a close‐knit, small‐town community setting and the important role healthcare providers’ play in these communities. We offer the best possible life-work balance with community focused teams, relocation assistance and an amazing lifestyle in one of Canada’s best climates.

PORT ALICE is located on beautiful Neroutsos Inlet, southwest of Port McNeill. With 800 residents, it is an attractive, well-planned village with a shopping area, a hotel, RV campsite, liquor store, hospital, library, excellent restaurants, fuel facility, boat launch and yacht club. There is a fully equipped recreational complex with weight room, hockey rink and curling ice rink. In summer, an indoor swimming pool is installed in the arena. For more information about the region, please visit http://portalice.ca.

About the Role

Working independently and participating as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, you will be responsible for direct patient/client care at Port Alice Health Centre, and the delivery of health promotion programs to individuals and groups in a variety of settings in the designated rural area. Nurses may be required to be on call and provide after-hours care for EOL patients.

Qualifications

You are a graduate from an approved nursing program with current practicing membership with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) and have 3 years of recent related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

A Basic Life Support, Level C certificate is required, as is a valid BC driver’s license and the use of a personal vehicle.

About Us
Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

Come be part of our future!

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Port Alice

Port Alice is located on the beautiful Neroutsos Inlet in the northern region of Vancouver Island. As a planned community, Port Alice is proudly maintained with lovely gardens and tall trees. The community boasts a fully-equipped recreational complex including a gym, hockey and curling rinks, and an indoor swimming pool. Outdoor lovers can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, kayaking and golf. The Port Alice Golf and Country Club offers one of the oldest and most challenging 9-hole courses on the island.

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