Nurse Practitioner - 100-1251

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Island Health is seeking nurse practitioners to work with a team of practitioners and other health providers to collectively deliver care to patients at James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre.  

In this service contract position the nurse practitioner will work collaboratively with an inter-disciplinary health care team to provide culturally safe urgent and primary care.  Patient visits will consist of unscheduled urgent care and scheduled longitudinal full service or same day primary care patient visits. 

Acting as the most responsible primary care provider, there is a requirement for the practitioner to establish a minimum patient panel.

After hours’ care for patients is inherent in the services.  The nurse practitioner will participate in an after-hours call group, sharing after-hours coverage with other practitioners, to include physicians and nurse practitioners, at the clinic.  Schedules are managed mutually amongst the practitioners to ensure availability and continuity of care for patients.


Start Date: As soon as possible


Additional Information: Part-Time (0.31 FTE) position available


Community Information:

Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic Capital, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.  Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, Victoria offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with a satisfying lifestyle.  Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding, to golf, and world-class fishing, sailing, kayaking and cycling.  With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living.  Strong public schools are complemented by multiple renowned private schools in and adjacent to Victoria.


Job Types
Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care

James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre


Interested candidates, please send your CV and letter of interest.

Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Island Health


Fax: 250-716-7747

Shift/Hours of Work
The James Bay Urgent and Primary Care centre operates 365 days per year. Urgent primary care services 7 days a week (0730 to 2130) and longitudinal primary care services Monday to Friday (0730 to 2130) and weekends (0730 to 1530).
Service contract; Ministry NP U&PCC service rate
Education, Training and Experience

• Full licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Nurse Practitioners (BCCNP)
• Experienced primary care providers capable of supporting breadth of patient complexities and urgent care services
• Obtain associate privileges at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals

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