Community Health Nurse

As a Community Health Nurse (Registered Nurse) on our team, you will assist individuals, families or communities, in promotion, protection and restoration of health, in order to educate about, prevent and reduce the incidence of disease, disability and death.

We Provide:

  • Fully paid travel assignments
  • Highly competitive pay packages
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Diverse assignments
  • Flexible schedules
  • 4-6 week placements
  • Benefits package
  • Annual bonus incentives

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applying the nursing process (assessment – including diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation) to intervene in the disease process and restore health
  • Providing short-term inpatient care as required
  • Performing nursing, sanctioned/transferred medical and related practice functions according to the policies and procedures established by the department
  • Conducting general treatment clinics and providing emergency treatment services
  • Making decisions regarding client management including crisis management and facilitating referral in consultation with supervisor and/or other professionals
  • Identifying and utilizing available support agencies and resource people
  • Arranging for safe client transport in consultation with the supervisor and/or other health care professionals as required and acting as a medical escort when required
  • Participating in individual/family case conferences with nursing, medical staff and/or other healthcare providers
  • Prescribing and dispensing pharmaceuticals in accordance with established regulations, policies and safety procedures
  • Adhere to Bayshore policies and procedures.
  • Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System.
  • Participates in proactive health & safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate supervisor of any health & safety risks or concerns.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel.
  • Complete other tasks as requested.

Job Qualification

Our Requirements:

  • Recent experience, preferably 1y (1500 regular hours) in remote/isolated communities OR 2y (3000 regular hours) working in Primary Care (ER,ICU,Urgent Health Center) as a qualified RN.
  • Bachelor of Nursing or a Diploma in nursing with other equivalencies or related experiences such as, a certificate in Public health, Health Canada clinical skills course, an advanced practice course, experience in home care nursing.
  • Current registration with the RNANTU (or willingness to apply).

Other Skills and Abilities

Have or be willing to obtain the following: current CPR certification; ACLS; PALS/ENPC, BTLS, NALS, fetal monitoring, ALARM/ESW/FHS, Non-violent crisis intervention, ASIST or Mental Health First Aid, pelvic examination, labour and delivery experience with advanced obstetrical training, Critical Incident Stress Management; N95 mask fitted


Nurse Practitioner


Education, Training And Experience

Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing NP registrant; successful completion of the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) and two (2) years of recent, relevant clinical nursing experience.

Skills And Abilities

  • 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 other 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/client/resident care.
  • Ability to self-assess performance an assume responsibility and accountability for own professional development, educational or consultative assistance when appropriate.
  • Physical ability carry out the duties of the position.