Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care - Foundry Ridge Meadows

October 10 2023
Expected expiry date: May 6 2024
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories In-house, Industry, Contract administrator,
Maple Ridge, BC | Pitt Meadows, BC • Full time
Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $59.56 - $85.62 / hour
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Bring your clinical expertise and real passion for providing compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding Nurse Practitioner role where you can really make a difference to assigned populations. In this primary care position, you will be focused on supporting the Foundry Ridge Meadows, supporting the community of Maple Ridge, BC. Working alongside the Foundry Ridge Meadows team means working closely with an integrated team of service providers to help change the way we offer care to young people and their families.

With beautiful views of Golden Ears Mountain peaks nestled at the southern end of the snow-capped Garibaldi Coast Mountain ranges, you’ll find the city of Maple Ridge and neighbouring community of Pitt Meadows. Located on nature’s doorstep, the area boasts unique cultural roots and a vibrant city life with a stunning backdrop. An ideal place to call home for the outdoor enthusiast.

Located on the north side of the Fraser River with the Township of Langley across, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are nestled at the south end of the famous Garibaldi Coast Mountain ranges. These unified communities are easily accessible via the Golden Ears bridge and major highways from neighbouring cities.

This is a great opportunity for a new Nurse Practitioner to join a well supported fellowship program to help consolidate clinical skills. Be part of our clinical enhancement program with regular in-house skills development such as suturing and x-ray interpretation in addition to receiving centralized NP orientation. You will be welcomed into a New Graduate NP Community of Practice team helping to support your successful transition into independent practice.

In addition to this the Foundry as a team is always looking for training and skill development that supports the ever-changing life journey of our young people and families. The Foundry Ridge Meadows offers flexible weekday and evenings to ensure you can maintain a healthy work-life balance. If you're ready to be part of a workplace that values your well-being, encourages your growth, and embraces a culture of fun and support, apply now!

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.


Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
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Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.

Effective October 26, 2021, all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.

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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

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, and employer policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals and practices autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate.

The position collaborates with patients/clients/residents and other health professionals to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities; develops and implements population and evidence based strategies to improve health and participates in policy-making 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.


Responsibilities

  1. Diagnoses and treats previously undiagnosed patients/clients/residents for undifferentiated diseases, disorders, and conditions within the Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice; writes orders for treatment and medications; provides first line care in emergencies.
  2. Monitors ongoing care, orders appropriate screening diagnostic investigations; interprets reports of investigations and analyzes information to monitor progress and plan treatment.
  3. Establishes priorities for management of health, diseases, disorders, and conditions; provides follow-up treatment; communicates with patients/clients/residents and families about health findings, diagnoses and priorities, outcomes and prognoses; supports and counsels patients/clients/residents in their responses to diseases, disorders and conditions.
  4. Collaborates and consults with physicians or other health care and social service providers as appropriate to assess and diagnose patient/client/resident status. Develops and implements treatment plans. May admit and discharge patients/clients/residents to facilities according to organizational policies.
  5. Prescribes drugs within the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable employer policies and procedures.
  6. Assigns work to other nursing and health care personnel; evaluates work and provides education and supervision as necessary; hires staff, and evaluates staff performance.
  7. Participates in research contributing to improved patient/client/resident care and advances in nursing, health policy development and population health.
  8. Maintains population health focus by implementing screening and health promotion activities for populations at risk.
  9. Participates in interdisciplinary staff and nursing education through case presentations, mentoring, role modeling and facilitating the exchange of knowledge in the classroom, the clinical setting and the community; fosters health care partnerships.
  10. Develops, implements and evaluates policies and procedures related to nursing, interdisciplinary care, and health system practices.
  11. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Current practicing registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Recent relevant clinical nursing experience.



Competencies

Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.

Professional/Technical Capabilities

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with patients/clients/residents and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self care and prognosis.
  • Ability to collaborate, consult with and formally refer patients/clients/residents to physicians and other health professionals when appropriate.
  • Ability to critically assess and evaluate health research literature to determine best practices; ability to introduce education and evidence based research.
  • Ability to assess and recognize population health trends; ability to plan and implement strategies for population based prevention and health promotion.
  • Ability to implement and evaluate planned change.
  • Ability to supervise others and evaluate the care they deliver.
  • Ability to lead a team and work within a team.
  • Ability to self-direct, interact and adapt effectively with other professionals in complex, dynamic situations.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge, teach, coach and mentor others.
  • Ability to identify and respond appropriately to legal and ethical issues that may arise in patient/resident/client care.
  • Ability to self-assess performance and assume responsibility and accountability for own professional development, educational or consultative assistance when appropriate.
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