The nurse practitioner works within a primary care network and, together with other members of an interprofessional care team, provides full scope team-based primary care for a panel of patients.
The nurse practitioner is responsible and accountable for the comprehensive assessment of patients/ clients/ residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders and conditions. The Nurse practitioner initiates treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribes medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits and conditions, policy and guidelines. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to students and other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to physicians and others as appropriate.
This position collaborates with patients/ clients/ residents and other members of the interdisciplinary team to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/ clients/ residents, families and communities; develops and implement population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making and quality activities that influence health services and practices. The position participates in peer review and self review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level and to continuously improve quality and safety.
Start Date: As soon as possible
A waterfront community near Victoria, British Columbia, the Westshore features a rich heritage and a unique connection to nature. A short drive into the downtown Victoria core and an overall lower cost of living, the Westshore is a great choice to live and work. Cycle or walk the famous Galloping Goose Regional Trail, which winds through 55 picturesque kilometers of the Westshore, or discover the surrounding lakes (Langford Lake, Glen Lake and Florence Lake) and hike Mount Finlayson, Mount Wells and Goldstream Provincial Park.
Sooke West Coast Family Medical Clinic
Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and the names and contact information for 3 referees.
Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing NP registrant; successful completion of the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) and two (2) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.
Experience in team-based care and group visits.
Valid BC Drivers License.
Associate privileges will be required at Royal Jubilee, Victoria General and Saanich Peninsula Hospitals.