Island Health is seeking a nurse practitioner (NP) to join a team of primary care providers and allied health team members to collectively deliver team-based urgent and primary care services at the James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre. There is the option for this position to be filled by one full-time (1.0) NP or two half-time (0.5FTE) NPs.
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.
Start Date: As soon as possible
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, this is an ideal place to pursue your medical career and create the kind of lifestyle only dreamt about. 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. With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living.
James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre
Interested candidates, please send your CV and letter of interest.
Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
- 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