Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Public Health Registered Nurse
to join our team in beautiful Kelowna, B.C.!
If you are a Registered Nurse who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication and have experience related to public health nursing, then we would love to hear from you!
Who We Are:
Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.
About the Job:
The Public Health Nurse (PHN), as an integral member of the Public Health Services team:
- Provides nursing services within the framework of the Population Health/Health Promotion model
- Translate knowledge from the health and social sciences to support health enhancing behaviours to diverse individuals, families, and population groups through universal and targeted interventions, programs and advocacy
- Offers services in communities, schools, homes and outreach locations to individuals, families and communities
Inherent in the role are knowledge, skills and abilities specific to health promotion, epidemiology, community development, primary health care, social determinants of health and illness, and disease and injury prevention
This is a CASUAL OPPORTUNITY.
Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.
Days of work may be Monday’s to Friday’s during the hours of 08:30- 16:30.
About this location/unit:
The vibrant and growing city of Kelowna offers so much to enjoy! Vineyards, orchards, golfing, hundreds of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene situated on stunning Okanagan Lake and not forgetting multiple winter resorts and Kelowna international airport right on our doorstep.
- Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and /or be assigned a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
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Graduation from an approved school of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Six (6) months recent, related experience in public health nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training experience.
Current valid BC Driver’s License.