Specialty Nurse Practitioner

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Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Network

Pitt Meadows

0.5 FTE

Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality, compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role as a Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Network in Pitt Meadows, BC.

This primary care network opportunity is a partnership between the Ministry of Health, Fraser Health, and Katzie First Nation. Primary-care network attributes include:

• processes to ensure all people in a community have access to quality primary care and are attached within a PCN;

• provision of extended hours of care, including early mornings, evenings and weekends;

• provision of same-day access for urgently needed care through the PCN or an urgent primary care centre;

• provision of comprehensive primary-care services through networking of primary-care providers and teams, to include maternity, inpatient, residential, mild/moderate mental health and substance use, and preventative care;

• co-ordination of care with diagnostic services, hospital care, specialty care and specialized community services for all patients and with particular emphasis on those with mental-health and substance-use conditions, those with complex medical conditions and/or frailty and surgical services provided in community;

Be part of a cohesive team where each provider has their own unique role and scope in the provision of patient care and you work together to make sure that the patient’s needs are met in the most effective way possible. Responsibilities would include:

• The responsibility and accountability for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions is key to this role.

• The ability to Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures.

• The opportunity to practice autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team while providing professional mentorship to other health professionals

• The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health providers 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.

Are you motivated to join us? We will be looking for you to have:

• Current provisional/practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)

• Relevant, clinical nursing experience

• Ability to work in a trauma informed capacity

• Hold a narcotic license

• Past experience with First Nations communities an asset

Professional/Technical capabilities will include your clinical knowledge and real passion for providing quality, compassionate care to motivate and inspire others.

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Pitt Meadows

Just a 45 minute drive east of downtown Vancouver, Pitt Meadows has a perfect mixture of rural activities and urban amenities. The town is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, parks, and rivers where residents enjoy cycling, boating, kayaking, and fishing for salmon. Pitt Meadows is home to approximately 17,500 people.

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