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Community Health Nurse (Mat leave backfill)

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Registered Nurse – Community Health Nurse
Permanent Full-Time
Position Summary
In this position you will provide a comprehensive range of core nursing functions and services in the program areas of community and/or public heath, primary care, and home care through promotion and maintenance of the health of individuals, families, groups, and communities. You will work with a team that value the principles of primary health care and focus on promoting health, preventing disease and injury, protecting population health, as well as a focus on curative, urgent and emergent care, rehabilitation, and supportive or palliative care.
• Applies and utilizes key nursing knowledge and critical thinking to choose options and to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and interventions to address health issues, considering relevant evidence, legislation, regulations, and policies.
• Collects, assesses, analyzes, and applies information from various data sources to make evidence informed decisions for nursing services, including program planning, development and priority setting with individuals, families, groups, and communities, and interprets information for professional and community audiences.
• Utilizes evidence and research to influence health policies, programs, and practices and synthesizes nursing and health knowledge from a broad range of theories, models, and frameworks to address the health status of populations, inequities in health, determinants of health, strategies for health promotion, disease and injury prevention, health protection, case management, as well as the factors that influence the delivery and use of nursing and health services.
• Advocates for public policy and services that promote and protect the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities.
• Involves individuals, families, groups, and communities as active partners to take action to address health inequities and foster a self-management care approach for chronic conditions.
• Advocates for, and uses culturally relevant and appropriate approaches, when building relationships and providing nursing services.
• Collaborates and shares knowledge with colleagues, students, First Nations, and other members of the health team.
P.O. Box 1899, Fort St. James, BC, V0J 1P0
Telephone: (250) 648-3350 Fax: (250) 648-3286
•Participates in collaborative, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral partnerships toenhance the health of individuals, families, groups, and populations.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized university.
•One (1) year of nursing experience.
•Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses &Midwives (BCCN&M).
•Requires a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
Relocation costs and incentives available.
Open Until Filled
Please Submit Cover Letter & Resume to: Health Manager –

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