Northern Health

British Columbia
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Registered Nurse, Public Health Resource Nurse (Permanent Part Time)

Mar 30, 2017
$38.97 - $47.76
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Early Career

Position Summary

The Public Health Resource Nurse (PHRN) provides Public Health (PH) nursing clinical advice, support, mentorship and education to personnel responsible for delivery of public health services in Primary Care Homes (PCHs) and interprofessional teams (IPTs). The PHRN is responsible for all aspects of assessing, planning, organizing, managing, and evaluating Public Health support and for monitoring, evaluating and reporting on public health key indicators. This position also plays an important role in coordinating the delivery of local mass immunization clinics, the local Public Health response to a Public Health crisis, and the follow up and management of complex communicable diseases. Reporting to the Public Health Program Leader, the PHRN works in collaboration with the Regional Public Health Leads, the IPT Leads, Primary Care Nurses (PCNs), and the Community Service Managers (CSMs).


  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing in two (2) years recent, related public health nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing license with the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC).
  • Current BCCDC Immunization Certification.
  • Current CPR certification at the basic life support level.
  • Class V Driver's License


Prince Rupert is a small marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on Northwest BC's Pacific Coast. It's also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast, and home to some 12,815 people. The city is located at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people.