Specialty Nurse Practitioner

Role and Facility Information

Our clinic is looking for 1 Nurse Practitioner to join our team as we build healthier communities and develop a network of outstanding healthcare professionals. The clinic is set to open in May 2020.

This clinic is operating in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Island Health and Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC. NP-PCC attributes include:

•Processes to ensure all people in a community have access to quality primary care and are attached to a primary care provider within their community
•Delivery of extended hours of care, including evenings and weekends
•Delivery of same-day access for urgently needed primary care through the NP-PCC
•Delivery of comprehensive primary care services through a team-based care approach
•Collaborative and coordinated care with diagnostic services, hospital care, specialty care and community services for all patients

NPs will sign a PCN contract with the health authority and a practice agreement with the society.

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 patients’ needs are met in the most effective way possible. Responsibilities would include:

•Comprehensive assessment of patients including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions
•Initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications
•Provide medical coordination and participate in multidisciplinary team planning for the ongoing health needs of patients
•Participate in the development and operation of a team-based practice wide program that may include:

◦Health promotion/Disease prevention
◦Illness prevention
◦Chronic disease management
◦Specialty care of specific populations (e.g. frail elders, terminally ill, pregnant patients, children)


•Clinical teaching/preceptorship
•Clinical administrative services, including:

◦Health care/service planning activities including participating in planning of long-term health care delivery goals for practice.
◦Participation in the evaluation of the efficiency, quality and delivery of the service (e.g. participation in medical audits, peer and interdisciplinary reviews, chart reviews, and incident report reviews, quality improvement activities).


Start Date

To be determined

Community Information

Victoria, capital of British Columbia, is located at the southern end of Vancouver Island. With abundant parkland, it’s known for outdoor activities. The city offers the oldest China Town in Canada and is known to be one of the friendliest cities in world. The famous Butchart Gardens, with 55 acres of vivid floral displays, plus statuary, water features and a carousel, is one of many formal gardens in the city. Bright lights, beautiful waters and one of the most bike-friendly cities are just a few reasons you should be here!

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Victoria

British Columbia’s scenic capital city of Victoria is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, scenic gardens and even the tradition of formal afternoon tea, reflect this seaside city’s British heritage. Victoria’s economy is made up of traditional industry, advanced technology, tourism and arts and cultural organizations. The city boasts one of the highest “park-to-people” ratios of any city in North America. A temperate climate supports numerous recreational pursuits including golfing, fishing and boating.

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