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Primary Care Nurse – Penticton, B.c.

Job title :PRIMARY CARE NURSE - PENTICTON, B.C.
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTION URG PRIM CARE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary
If you are a self-starter who works well independently but also within an interdisciplinary team and have primary care nursing experience, we have the opportunity for you to join our nursing team in Penticton!

This position will be working in the new Penticton Urgent & Primary Care Centre (UPCC). If you are passionate about working in a fast-paced, exciting environment as part of team, this is the opportunity for you! The Penticton UPCC will provide same-day, urgent primary care services to patients living in Penticton and surrounding communities, utilizing a Team-Based Care delivery model.

The Primary Health Care Nurse provides comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to clients in a primary health care setting through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care delivery. Assists individuals to achieve and maintain optimal health through the provision of information/health promotion, disease prevention and treatment services.

The Primary Health Care Nurse is responsible for working in direct collaboration with an interdisciplinary care team and defined network of Primary Care Physicians to conduct integrated care planning, offer client assessments/clinic visits, and provide ongoing monitoring and self-management support follow-up for clients with multiple chronic conditions, either in an individual or group setting and often directly within the family physician office. The Primary Health Care Nurse works with the interdisciplinary team and other health care providers as required to develop effective integrated care planning decision -support tools to assist with overall care coordination.

Shift times are days and evening, 16:30 to 20:30, 08:30 to 20:30, 11:30 to 18:30 and are rotating.

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Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in Nursing. Post graduate courses in a chronic disease specialty or advanced skills training. Three years recent related clinical nursing experience in primary care nursing or chronic disease management setting, including experience developing and providing formal education to patients, families, the general public, and other health professionals; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practising registration with the BC College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).

Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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Level of education

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Diploma

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Work experience (years)

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