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full time Nursing - Nurse Practitioner at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Job ID: 4768

Summary
NURSE PRACTITIONER

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.

Education and Experience – Completion of CRNBC approved Master’s degree level nurse practitioner program. – Successful completion of both the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) examination and the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). – Eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). – Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients/clients/residents and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self-care and prognosis. – Ability to collaborate, consult with and formally refer patients/clients/residents to physicians and other health professionals when appropriate. – Ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research. – Ability to assess and recognize population health trends; ability to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion. – Ability to implement and evaluate planned change. – Ability to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver. – Ability to lead a team and work within a team. – Ability to self-direct, interact, and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations. – Ability to transfer knowledge, teach, coach and mentor others. – Ability to identify and respond appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient/resident/client care. – Ability to self-assess performance and assume responsibility and accountability for own professional development, educational or consultative assistance when appropriate.

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. http://careers.northernhealth.ca/FindaCareer/LoanForgivenessPrograms.aspx

Site Type
Hospital

Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

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Last Refreshed
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Summary
Specialty
Nursing - Nurse Practitioner
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
NURSE PRACTITIONER. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patient...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Qualification Requirements
Education
Nurse Practitioner 
Experience
 
Certifications
CRNBC 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Prince Rupert Regional Hospital 
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Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Prince Rupert 
Country
Canada 
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unspecified 
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Community Description
 
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unspecified 
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Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2018-01-12
Edited on 2018-01-12