Indigenous Community Health Nurse (RN) - Surrey
Found in: Talent CA
Do you have a passion for community nursing? We have the position for you We have an exciting opportunity for join our casual pool as an Indigenous Community Health Nurse (RN) located at Kla-how-eya and Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre (FRAFCA) Health & Wellness Clinics located in Surrey, B.C.
This role gives you the opportunity to be part of an Indigenous Primary Health and Wellness interprofessional team in the management of an assigned caseload assisting with assessments, mentoring, interventions, and client care services to enable Aboriginal clients and their families to live confidently and safely at home in their community.Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority.
Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based long-term, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people - 1/3 of British Columbia's population.
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 positive and compassionate work environments 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:
- Working collaboratively and in partnership with the interprofessional care team in the provision of person-centered care within the Aboriginal Health Program
- Partnering with the family physician or nurse practitioner
- Providing initial client consultation, assessment, triage, coaching and teaching, health promotion and intervention
- Immunizing clients against vaccine preventable disease
- Participating in quality improvement, risk management activities, research and special projects Your background includes:
- Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
- One (1) year recent related clinical experience including assessing and treating children, youth and adults in an acute or community/outpatient care setting
- Immunization additional education completed and up to date
- Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes
We offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields.We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role
Take the next step and apply, so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.
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