Fraser Health Career

Registered Nurse, Population and Public Health- Sexual Health and Blood Borne Infection (BB-A428A)

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Are you a Registered Nurse with experience in Public Health? Do you have experience providing Communicable Disease services? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse in our Population & Public Health, Sexual Health Blood Borne Infection Program in Abbotsford. This is a regional position, therefore travel to other sites is required.

Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team.

Build on your career experience by:

  • Coordinating and participating in providing health services related to HIV, Hepatitis C and other associated health conditions. This includes sexual health clinical testing services, in both clinical and outreach settings as well as pre and post-test counseling and partner notification and referral.
  • Utilizing outreach approaches to engage with at risk populations
  • Developing excellent working relationships both internally and externally including physicians, acute care, primary health care centres, and others in facilitating seamless service for people affected by HIV, Hepatitis C and other related health concerns.
  • Conducting case investigation, health promotion and prevention activities in the community
  • Supporting clients living with HIV through a coordinated case management approach
  • Utilizing outreach and harm reduction principles and practices, to engage and retain clients in care
  • Collaborating with other services and community partners to ensure appropriate, culturally sensitive, relevant and efficient care for clients affected by HIV and Hepatitis C
  • Providing harm reduction education, counselling and support to access services for at risk populations
  • Your background includes:

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing including public health nursing component.
  • Certification in Reproductive Health (STIs) with BCCNP
  • Two (2) years' recent experience in public health/communicable disease management including experience performing HIV testing and certified reproductive health nursing practices
  • Valid BC driver's license and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes
  • This role is a full-time position located in Abbotsford, BC. Abbotsford is known as the Berry Capital of Canada, with its flourishing community alongside the breath-taking scenic views. It is home to the Abbotsford International Airport, the fastest growing airport in western Canada, and the annual Abbotsford International Air Show.

    A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. We are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

    We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

    Are you looking to transform your practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?

    Apply today and take the next step in your career, so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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