Call for Expressions of Interest: Clinical staff positions at the Bowen Island Community Health Centre
The Bowen Island Community Health Centre (operated by the Bowen Island Health Centre Foundation) is a purpose-built health care facility designed to deliver on-island primary care, after hours and emergency care (when fully operational), mental health services, social work support and more, all built from a simple idea: community health care in community hands.
The purpose of this call for interest is for clinical personnel who wish to work at the Bowen Island Community Health Centre.
The Bowen Island Community Health Centre follows the provincial Community Health Centre model and will provide primary care services to the Bowen Island while working to address social determinants of health. Funding will come from the Ministry of Health. Employees at the clinic will be employed by the Bowen Island Health Centre Foundation.
Health services will be provided by an integrated clinical team. The plan is to have physicians, nurse practitioners, primary care nurses, community health worker/planner, social worker/mental health counsellors and medical office assistants work together as a team to not only support the physical and emotional needs of patients but also address the social determinants of health that impact the wellbeing of Bowen residents.
The Bowen Island Community Health Centre is currently under construction and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2023. Operations will commence in late August/early September 2023.
The Bowen Island Community Health Centre is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions pending funding from the Ministry of Health.
- Medical Office Assistants
- Primary Care Nurses (RNs and LPNs)
- Social Worker*
- Mental Health Counsellor*
- Community Health Worker/Patient Navigator
If you are interested in any of the above positions, please submit your CV including your experience and education and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position to email@example.com by March 31, 2023.
It should be noted that the Bowen Community Health Centre currently has active postings for the Family Practitioners (Family Physicians VCHA- 3403 and Nurse Practitioners VCHA-4696) on the Health Match BC website: healthmatchbc.org
For more about the Bowen Island Community Health Centre, visit our website at www.bowenhealthcentre.com. And for questions, please contact Suzanne Saatchi, Executive Director at Suzannesaatchi@bowenhealthcentre.com or (778) 990 4636.*Social Worker and Mental Health Counsellor positions can be combined