Specialty Nurse Practitioner

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Nature knows no limits. Neither should your career.

Sometimes you have to make a bold move, leaving behind the everyday to join an organization that’s truly different. If you’re looking for outstanding career opportunities and enjoying an outstanding quality of life, you owe it to yourself to choose Northern Health in beautiful Northern British Columbia.

Northern Health is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for a part-time relief position at UNBC & CNC. 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.

The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making activities that influence health services and practices. The position participates in peer review and self-review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.
We invite you to join our team as we build healthier communities and develop a network of outstanding healthcare professionals.

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. Northern Health gives you the option of completing the OSCE within the first year of employment as a Nurse Practitioner. At Northern Health we offer:

- Generous relocation packages
- Northern living allowance in rural communities
- Great benefit packages and pension
- Unmatched work-life balance
- Affordable housing prices in most of our communities
- Four season, endless outdoor adventure
- Offered through the Federal and BC Government “Loan Forgiveness Programs”

Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern BC, servicing an approx. rural population of 400,000 over an area of 600,000 square kilometers. Affordable housing, short commutes, a vibrant arts & culture community, and outstanding recreational opportunities make Prince George a desirable community to call home. A paradise for outdoor recreation; mountain biking, hiking, kayaking in the summer, and 41 ft. of powder in the winter are just a few of the options for adventure seekers!

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Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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