Come work as a Nurse Practitioner with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the NP Three Bridges Primary Care team. Apply today to join our team!
KAL’NUMET PRIMARY CARE CLINIC
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join the team at the Squamish Nation Kal’numet Primary Care Clinic in West Vancouver (named in 2015 by Squamish Elders to mean: Believe in ourselves’). The Kal’numet Primary Care Clinic serves Squamish Nation members and families both on and off reserve. The Nurse Practitioner will be an autonomous primary care provider working within the context of the Aboriginal Wellness model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization. Providing culturally appropriate care and support for Aboriginal peoples in the context of the four quadrants of the medicine wheel: the physical, the emotional, the spiritual and the mental aspects of the individual. Kal’numet Primary Care clinic has grown significantly since establishing in 2015 and now encompasses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Naturopathic Doctor, Registered Nurses, Elders, Traditional Healers and Medical Office Assistant’s. Kal’numet Primary Care Clinic are aiming to have all primary care providers trained in OAT prescribing and will provide appropriate training if necessary. This is a unique opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to experience and contribute to better health outcomes for Squamish Nation community members.
VCH is pleased to announce we will now reimburse Nurse Practitioners (NPs) for the cost of the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE), upon successful completion, for NP candidates who have not yet completed the exam, and who are hired into a regular or temporary position with VCH. The OSCE reimbursement is in the form of a forgivable loan, which is forgiven after one (1) year of continuous employment in a regular or temporary position with VCH.
As a Nurse Practitioner with VCH you will:
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.
We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
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Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.