Specialty Nurse Practitioner

Role and Facility Information

We are seeking a dynamic NP to join our team in a permanent full time. Two part time positions will also be considered. Preference will be given to a full time applicant.

The NP will join the robust inter-professional team at the Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) clinic in downtown Kelowna. The focus of the OAT clinic is on substance use interventions for opioid dependent individuals only. Members of the interdisciplinary team include: a NP, Fee for service GPs, a team leader, registered nurses, social workers and medical office assistants. The focus of the role will be to provide Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) to clients who have complex substance use disorders and concurrent complex mental health or medical needs, including chronic non-malignant pain. Patients may be unattached or attached to other primary care providers or services and need more intensive care that can be best provided by the NP. Some of the clients may be attached to mental health services and require case management. The NP will provide expedient episodic primary care along with addiction therapies and chronic non-cancer pain management. Work site: OAT clinic, 505 Doyle Ave. Hours: Currently the clinic is open Monday-Saturday 0800-2000h. Hours to be determined with the NP to meet needs of clinic. Some on-call required.

Interior Health offers work-life balance with competitive wages, excellent employee benefits, professional development and educational leave in a larger-than-life landscape and four seasons playground. Come and join our team…Apply today!

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