Career Opportunity: Community Health Nurse
Location: Burns Lake, BC
Employment Type: Full time, 35 hrs/wk
Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) – A Great Experience Awaits You: CSFS is an innovative and progressive leader in Indigenous health and family services where culture is in everything we do. Since our beginnings 30 years ago, CSFS has grown to over 300 employees providing services to 11-member Nations. Enjoy unique experiences, close connections with communities, and a strong focus on professional development opportunities, as well as the natural wonders of the northern BC while you work.
The Opportunity: The Community Health Nurse [CHN] provides community health promotion services that promote the prevention of disease, maintenance of health and the overall health and well-being of individuals, families and the community.
They initiate treatment including health care management and therapeutic interventions in accordance with nursing statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and employer policies and procedures.
The CHN 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 CHN participates in peer review and self-review to evaluate the quality of outcomes of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.
Go to www.csfs.org/jobs to view the full job description for this career opportunity.
What You Will Bring to The Role:
- Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and/or Registered Nurse;
- Current practising registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC)
- Acceptable experience in a clinical health setting or cross-cultural health promotion field
Burns Lake, a small community with big aspirations and determination is the economic hub for the Lakes District. This bustling region is a dream location due to affordable housing and low cost of living. “We are proud of our business community, our thriving civic life, and our vibrant First Nations culture. It is our big-spirited, big-thinking people who make this community a healthy place to live”. Explore the Love Burns Lake website at lovenorthernbc.com/community/burns-lake/ to discover this 4-season playground and consider the great life you can have living here.
What CSFS Team Members Are Saying
- We live by our organization values of Responsibility, Caring and Compassion while caring and advocating for vulnerable people.
- Supported to pursue life long learning, professional development and recognition for your contribution
- Family like atmosphere without traditional corporate inflexibility
- Recognize the value of Carrier Sekani Knowledge holders and language speakers
Hurry and Apply Now! Go to www.csfs.org/jobs to view the full job description for this career opportunity.
Deadline to apply: December 6, 2022. Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what skills and experience you will bring, and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role.
With the continuation of the global pandemic and because CSFS provides services to First Nations communities, classified as “Vulnerable Populations,” and to protect the health and safety of employees, candidates applying for employment will need to agree to provide their covid-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment.