Specialty Nurse Practitioner

Role and Facility Information

The Bridge Medical Clinic is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join their team. The nurse practitioner works within a Primary Care Network and, together with other members of an interprofessional care team, provides full scope team-based primary care for a panel of patients.

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, policy and guidelines. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to students and other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to physicians and others as appropriate.

This position collaborates with patients/ clients/ residents and other members of the interdisciplinary team to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/ clients/ residents, families and communities; develops and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making and quality 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 and to continuously improve quality and safety.

The Bridge Medical Clinic serves the communities between the Comox Valley and Campbell River. The physicians and staff strive to provide the highest quality medical care as both a walk-in clinic and family practice providing continuity of care.

Initial focus will be on medically complex and vulnerable patients. Expanding to increase balance of general family practice patients.

Remuneration: NP NTP Clinical Service Contract

Community:

Situated on Discovery Passage at the mid-point of Vancouver Island's east coast, Campbell River is a natural travel and distribution gateway, providing access by road, sea and air to northern Vancouver Island and coastal regions. Campbell River, the third largest city on Vancouver Island, is known as the “Salmon Capital of the World.” The Campbell River environment is enriched by its own 22.5 km waterfront - a primary asset and major contributor to the area's exceptional quality of life. Campbell River is easily accessible by highway, bus, and air service with a municipal airport located just 20 minutes from downtown. In Campbell River and the surrounding area you will find a relaxed attitude, friendly people and comparatively low housing costs. For further information view: www.campbellrivertourism.com or www.campbellriverchamber.ca

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Campbell River

Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and long known as "the Salmon Capital of the World," Campbell River is a hub of outdoor adventure and enjoyment. Here you can explore trails, go whale-watching, enjoy fresh and delicious seafood, or rent a kayak for an afternoon to tour the beautiful Discovery Islands. This small waterfront town is also rich in arts - as you walk around the town, you will find incredible bronze statues, indigenous carvings, historical plaques, graffiti art, and more.

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