Registered Nurse – Public Health

Registered Nurse – Public Health

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 2, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Creston, BC
Category Nurse
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :REGISTERED NURSE – PUBLIC HEALTH
Community :CRESTON
Facility :CRESTON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude, strong work ethic and critical thinking skills? Do you have great communication and thrive on multi-tasking? Are you passionate about healthcare? Then we would love to chat with you about opportunities in our Public Health Nursing team!

Our dynamic Public Health Nurses are an integral part of our community. Using their extensive knowledge of health promotion, prevention and education, combined with exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills; they provide nursing services and programs to a diverse range of clients, across a variety of settings.

If you are an experienced Nurse who is passionate about public health promotion and prevention, apply today and put your skills to the test!

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

Shift times are 8:30 to 17:30, Monday to Friday.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer

About the Community:

The quiet community of Creston is located south of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Rockies Region in Southeast BC and is nestled between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains.

Creston has a complete range of services and facilities, which provide for a comfortable and satisfying lifestyle! Known as “The Valley of the Swans,” the Creston Valley is a breathtaking combination of mountain peaks, fields of grain, deep clear lakes and wide-open spaces.

Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Six (6) months recent, related experience in public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

*Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and /or a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.

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