Nurse Practitioner - Emergency

Work Area: 
Nurse Practitioners
Base Site: 
Mt St Joseph Hospital
Temporary Full Time
End Date: 
Feb 25, 2022 or return of incumbent
Job Category: 
Advanced Nursing
Acute Care Hospital

This Nurse Practitioner role will be working in the Emergency Department at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital! You will get to work collaboratively with the Emergency Department Physicians, and providing care for CTAS 3,4,5 patients in our Supertrack area. The schedule for this position is rotating, with 4 on and 4 off 12 hour shifts.

Reporting to the Nurse Practitioner Department Head for professional issues, and Program Director for operational issues, 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 other resources 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/residents/clients, 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals and recent relevant clinical nursing experience.  Successful completion of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).  Completion of the Basic Cardiac Life Support Course, Level C.  Eligible for Appointment to the Providence Health Care Department of Nurse Practitioners as Medical Staff.