Nurse Practitioner

Work Area: 
Geri-Med on Medicine units at SPH
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
Temporary Full Time
End Date: 
May 20, 2019 or return of incumbent
Job Category: 
Advanced Nursing
Management/Non Union
Registered Nurse
Acute Care Hospital

We are looking to hire a full time temporary Nurse Practitioner to help support our medicine unit located at St.Paul’s Hospital. The role supports the Geriatric Medicine unit. You will have the opportunity to work with Geriatricians on Acute Medicine. A typical case load is up to 15 patients If you have experience working as a Nurse Practioner in medicine we want to hear from you!

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. 


Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) plus recent relevant clinical nursing experience.