Nurse Practitioner – General Surgery
Current Date: April 6, 2021
Date of Closing for Applications: July 6, 2021
Title of Job: Nurse Practitioner – General Surgery
Contact: Heather Wilson, Recruitment Advisor, Providence Health Care
St. Paul’s Hospital is an acute care, teaching and research hospital in downtown Vancouver. It is home to many world-class medical and surgical programs, including heart and lung services, HIV/AIDS, mental health, emergency, critical care, kidney care, elder care and numerous surgical specialties. We are looking for a compassionate and professional Nurse Practitioner (NP) to support the General Surgery team at St. Paul’s Hospital. In caring for a patient population hat often lives with acute and chronic health conditions, the Nurse Practitioner will focus on colorectal surgery. St. Paul’s hospital provides complete care for British Columbians with colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other colorectal diseases. If you have surgical or acute care nursing experience, please read more about this exciting opportunity.
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.
Qualifications: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with BCCNM (British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives) plus recent relevant clinical nursing experience.
Apply at: Nurse Practitioner – General Surgery