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Public Health Nurse

Public Health Nurse

Competition #: 01438992
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Department: KEP PH NURSING
Hourly Wage: $35.53 – $46.65
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2020*


Position Summary
Our dynamic Public Health Nurses are an integral part of our community at every age and stage. Through the application of their extensive knowledge of health promotion, prevention and education, combined with exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills; they provide various services and programs to support diverse clients.If you are a Registered Nurse who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication and critical thinking and has experience related to public health nursing, then we would love to hear from you for our casual opening in Kelowna.

Casual positions mean that hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be called out at short notice. Days of work may be Monday’s to Friday’s during the hours of 08:30- 17:00. A flexible work week is in effect.

The Public Health Nurse (PHN), as an integral member of the Public Health Services team, provides nursing services within the framework of the Population Health/Health Promotion Model. Inherent in the role are knowledge, skills and abilities specific to health promotion, epidemiology, community development, primary health care, social determinants of health and illness, and disease and injury prevention. Public Health Nurses translate knowledge from the health and social sciences to support health enhancing behaviours to diverse individuals, families, and population groups through universal and targeted interventions, programs and advocacy. Services are offered in communities, schools, homes and outreach locations to individuals, families and communities.

If you are an experienced Public Health Nurse, who is passionate about health promotion and prevention, apply today and join our team!

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 be assigned a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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