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Nurse Practitioner - TELUS Health (Vancouver Care Centre)

Location: 

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  2061
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Health Solutions
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Description

 

Location: 300-808 Nelson St, Vancouver BC - Note this is an in-clinic position 
Status: Permanent Full time (could be open to part-time) 

 

Who is TELUS Health?

 

TELUS Health is empowering every person to live their healthiest life. Guided by our vision, we are leveraging the power of our leading edge technology and focusing on the uniqueness of each individual to create the future of health.

 

Simply put, our team members across the country are united by their commitment to continuously innovating to make healthcare more accessible and deliver improved health experiences for everyone.

 

Do you share our passion?

 

Let’s create a healthier future, together

 

 

 

Create awesome experiences for our customers!

 

TELUS Health - Care Centres is looking for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our dynamic Vancouver team!

 

At TELUS Health Care Centres (THCC), we're proud to offer prevention-focused healthcare plans for individuals and families. With access to Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Kinesiologists, Dietitians and more, you can be sure all aspects of our client’s health is covered.

 

Our team and what we’ll accomplish together

 

TELUS Health Care Centres are committed to innovation, collaboration and excellence.

 

Nurse Practitioners are responsible for the provision of high quality care services for the THCC Family Health Team (FHT), and play a key role in achieving its vision and mission.

 

As part of the team, you'll be responsible for the provision of family health nursing care to the population of patients seen in the family practice service and requires a thorough knowledge of primary care nursing within the scope of the Nurse Practitioner as determined by British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

 

What you’ll do

 

Our Nurse Practitioners complete medical assessments and procedures, health promotion, disease management, and risk reduction strategies. Nurse Practitioners have a patient family centered focus with a holistic approach to patient care.

 

You work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure clients, their families and communities are supported. At TELUS Health Care Centres, the Nurse Practitioner role has traditionally focused on the children, adolescent and young adult populations, while still supporting clients of all ages. Together, we work as a Family Health Team (FHR) and you will play a key role in achieving its vision and mission. The role also requires a high level of interpersonal skills to interact with patients and their families in a holistic and compassionate manner.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

 

  • Individual patient assessment and treatment - health assessment, immunizations, ordering laboratory tests, diagnosis, treating illness, prescribing medications, procedures, regular patient follow up to promote health and counsel on disease prevention
  • Creating patient plans in follow up to assessments
  • Making internal and external referrals as appropriate
  • Coordinating appropriate diagnostic tests and procedures independently and/or in consultation with family physicians
  • Participating as a clinical team member for complex and specialized care, including but not limited to, prenatal care, chronic disease, child and young adult health and wellness
  • Engaging in networking, conferences, and presentations both as an ambassador of TELUS Health and as a knowledgeable clinician
  • Maintaining strong knowledge of community resources in order to provide the patient with information and care resources outside of TELUS Health Care Centres

 

 

Qualifications

 

What you bring:

 

  • Masters of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care, post-masters diploma
  • BCCNM registration in good standing
  • CPR
  • Knowledge and experience in primary care
  • Current experience in chronic disease management preferred
  • Advanced clinical nursing skills within the scope of a FNP; additional training relevant to practice is an asset
  • Skilled in program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Ability to take initiative and demonstrate proactive/preventative care
  • Exceptional organizational and personal skills, positive and results focused attitude, and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer competency and familiarity with an EMR

 

 

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.  

Disclaimer:  In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.

 

 

 

 

Health

We’re looking for clinicians, programmers, product developers, sales and marketing people, customer support, and everyone in between. If you have a penchant for turning information into better health outcomes, then we want you to help us develop, implement and manage the most innovative healthcare solutions possible.

We are honoured to be recognized

21,166
Physicians using TELUS Health electronic medical records

6,300
Pharmacies using our pharmacy solutions

140 million+
Health claims processed using TELUS Health solutions

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.