Community Health Nurse
Temps plein • Kirkland Lake Région
The registered nurse will support, guide, and supervise the patient through all stages of growth and development, through degrees of wellness and illness, from one setting to another. The CHN works in partnership with other members of the healthcare team to provide care to the entire patient population in Wahgoshig. The CHN focuses on providing assessment, screening, healthy lifestyle support, education and chronic disease management with a goal of improving health outcomes and facilitating access to services for our community. The CHN carries out the health services as outlined by the Community Health Program Policy and Procedures for Wahgoshig First Nation.
Responsibilities (Include but not limited to):
Delivering an Immunization Program, following the FNIHB Immunization Policy and Procedures and Ministry Standards.
Incorporates objective findings such as laboratory and diagnostic findings, specialist reports and past history in a comprehensive assessment.
Monitors and maintains infection control practices according to established standards.
Builds on patient and community resources in planning health promotion and illness prevention strategies.
Builds relationship with all WFN members, and WFN staff.
Requirements (Include but not limited to):
Four-year BScN degreed required or a minimum of three-year nursing diploma
Three (2) to Four (4) years’ experience.
Experience working with First Nations and/or familiar with First Nation health concerns and issues
Ability to provide a Vulnerable Sector and Criminal Record Check
Experience in the facilitation and/or coordination of community programs and services is an asset
Valid CPR and Standard First Aid Certificate
Valid Class G License
This position is based on 35-hour work week from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.
Please contact Dayna Child, Human Resources Officer, for a copy of the job description.
Submit your cover letter, resume and three references, including details of your qualifications, to the undersigned clearly marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL prior to the closing date of January 25th, 2019.
Human Resources Department
Wahgoshig First Nation
310 Penatuche Road
Matheson, ON P0K1N0
Tel: (705) 273-2055
Fax: (705) 273-2900