Community Health Nurse, Resource Team

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Community Health Nurse, Resource Team

(Hiring now for an immediate start or the January 2021 cohort with limited seats!)

Do you want to experience British Columbia to its fullest? Travel to various remote communities across the province and work in an expanded scope of practice to provide primary care, public health, health promotion, and emergency care for First Nations individuals, families, and communities, including after hours on-call care.

As an FNHA Community Health Nurse, Resource Team you will work in a 4-week rotation (0.5 FTE) flying in and out of FNHA’s nursing stations in various remote BC First Nations communities from your primary residence in Canada. You will experience the most beautiful and diverse culture and sceneries in Canada while improving the health and wellness of BC First Nations, with travel and accommodation paid for.

BC Remote Certification

FNHA Community Health Nurse, Resource Team, have or are working towards Remote Certification (RNC) and can live anywhere in Canada. If you are currently not Remote Certified, speak with us today on how we can help you obtain your RNC, with extensive training, travel and salary paid for while you’re pursuing your certification. Our next cohort start in January and only a few spots left!

Remote communities:

Telegraph Creek, Fort Ware, Tsay Keh Dene, Hartley Bay, Kitkatla, Klemtu, Anahim Lake, and Port Simpson

Union Code: PIPSC (Professional Institute of Public Service Canada)
Hours per week: 37.5 hours while on assignment in community

What you need to be successful

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized university
  • 1-2 years of nursing experience (preferably in acute, emergency, med surg or public health)
  • Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License 
  • A medical health assessment and a reliability security clearance.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of, and ability to apply, an understanding of First Nations cultural principles and protocols in work situations is an asset
  • Knowledge of evidence based clinical nursing practice, including current concepts of primary care nursing for the delivery of treatment services, including clinical treatment practices, techniques of intervention, disease symptoms and identification, trauma management requiring knowledge and skill in observing, assessing, and diagnosing illnesses and injuries.

Why work with FNHA?

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders.

The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.

At FNHA, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to BC’s history.  With a unique governing structure and mandate, our fluid work environment means you can play an active role in real change.
Our talented teams value respect and foster lateral kindness in their working relationships.  Our holistic approach to wellness, based on First Nations teachings, is incorporated into all aspects of work culture.  Where else will you get to create a personal wellness plan as part of your performance goals?

What You Can Expect From Us

Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day, competitive salary and benefits package, including a robust pension plan.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.

Diversity

The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals with Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

Apply today!

Please note that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in FNHA!  

For more information about us, please visit: www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us

If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at Nursing@fnha.ca or call on 778-867-7342 (Saaniya Aneja – Recruitment Specialist).