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The Opportunity

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners creates a dynamic work environment that provides positive challenges for you to use all your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing relationships with regional educational institutions to provide training opportunities for our health care professionals.

We invite you to join our team as we build healthier communities and develop a network of outstanding health care professionals.

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, and employer policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate.
The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making 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.
The Nurse Practitioner position based in Fort St. John, Northeast BC is an exciting position that presents an opportunity to the NP outside of traditional roles. The position provides the opportunity to collaborate with Aboriginal persons through a partnership with the Aboriginal Business & Wellness Centre; collaborate with physicians at the residential care facility; collaborate with physicians at the Hudson's Hope Diagnostic & Treatment Centre; and develop relationships with organizations with identified health gaps for instance the Women's Resource Centre.

Eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
Completion of CRNBC approved Master's degree level nurse practitioner program.
Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.
Northern Health offers:

Competitive compensation package
Comprehensive Benefit package
Municipal Pension Plan
Outstanding Relocation package for qualified positions
Employer Paid Vacation
Employee Referral Program
Offered through the Federal and BC Government "Loan Forgiveness Programs" see our careers site for more information and eligibility.
Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, northwest of Dawson Creek and southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 50,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking

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