21 Jul 2020

Community Health Nurse, Resource Team (Multiple Locations in BC)

  • First Nations Health Authority
  • Anywhere
  • Job ID : 10697
  • Category : Health Care
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $ Annually
  • Anticipated Start Date : As soon as possible
  • Posting Date : 21 Jul 2020
  • Expiry Date : 17 Jan 2021


Do you want to experience British Columbia to its fullest? Travel to various remote communities across the province and work in an expanded scope of practice to provide primary care, public health, health promotion, and emergency care to First Nations individuals, families, and communities!

As a Community Health Nurse, Resource Team you will work in a 4-week rotation (0.5 FTE) flying in and out of FNHA’s nursing stations in various remote BC First Nations communities. You will experience the most beautiful and diverse culture and sceneries in Canada while improving the health and wellness of BC First Nations, with travel and accommodation paid for.

BC Remote Certification

FNHA Community Health Nurse, Resource Team, have or are working towards Remote Certification (RNC) and can live anywhere in Canada. If you are currently not Remote Certified, speak with us today on how we can help you obtain your RNC, with extensive training, travel and salary paid for while you’re pursuing your certification.

Remote communities:
Telegraph Creek, Fort Ware, Tsay Keh Dene, Hartley Bay, Kitkatla, Klemtu, Anahim Lake, and Port Simpson
Union Code: PIP (Prof Instit of Public Srvc Cda)
Hours per week: 37.5 hours while on assignment in community


Applies and utilises key nursing knowledge and critical thinking to choose options and to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and interventions to address health issues, taking into account 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 heath 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.
Participates in collaborative, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral partnerships to enhance the health of individuals, families, groups, and populations.

Leads the emergency medical, clinical, and/or community response team as required by assigning responsibilities, monitoring activities, and providing support, guidance, and overall coordination in the resolution of issues.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized university or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

• 1 year of nursing experience (med surg, emergency, acute care)

• Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)

• Valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle in BC

• Ability to travel extensively

• Basic Life Support Certification Level C

How to Apply

Apply through our website: https://www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us

Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting. Please note that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in FNHA!

For more information about us, please visit: www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at careers@fnha.ca or 1-844-699-3186. #LI-MS1

Job Categories: Health Care. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 89 days.

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