Nurse Practitioner (Full Time)


Skidegate Health Centre


Position: Nurse Practitioner
Department: Nursing
Reporting to: Health Director
Working Conditions: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Primary Work Location: Xaaynangaa Naay Skidegate Health Centre on Haida Gwaii

Want to do something out of the ordinary? Interested in a great work/life balance? Then join us in beautiful Haida Gwaii where the cultural and recreational opportunities are endless. This posting includes small town warmth, minute-long commute to work, stunning vistas in every direction, with terrestrial and marine life viewing at your doorstep. We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner who has experience working with First Nations, communicates clearly, and has strong problem-solving skills. We offer competitive wages and benefits in an environmentally and culturally rich location.
Under the direction of the Health Director, the Nurse Practitioner will be based in Skidegate with some work at the Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre Clinic in the Village of Queen Charlotte Medical Clinic. The Nurse Practitioner will be part of an inter-professional health care team collaborating with the community and agencies to deliver culturally respectful, holistic and comprehensive client-centered care.
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for assessment of clients including but not limited to diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions. The Nurse Practitioner provides professional guidance to other health professionals and practices interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, making referrals to specialist physicians and others as appropriate. 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 for Nurse Practitioners and within applicable Employer Policies.

Education & Training
 Eligible for, or currently registered as a Nurse Practitioner with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCN&M)
 Valid Driver’s License
 In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry

Skidegate Health Centre Attention: Ruth Wheadon, Finance & Human Resources Manager
Phone (250) 559-4610 for more information

 $5,000 signing bonus for a two year contract
 Up to 3 months of free housing to ease transition & financial assistance with moving expenses if required
 $3,000 each year of employment for professional development
 2 return trips to Vancouver each year of employment