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Primary Care Nurse, Care Coordinator

by May 27, 2024

1 Full-Time Position

We provide primary health care through a range of options including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Our team includes health professionals, educators and support workers representing both traditional Indigenous and contemporary models of care, and uses wholistic health and community development concepts.

This position is community based and supports a client-centered inter-professional team structure to ensure coordinated, wholistic care is provided to a defined population of WNHAC clients. The positions also provide nursing services within the professional scope of practice established by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

This position is part of the Ontario Nurses Association Bargaining unit.

NOTE: Traditional practices involve cultural ceremonies and burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Current registration as a RN with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing;
  • Willingness to work in full scope of practice, performing delegated acts through medical directives;
  • Experience in immunization administration, venipuncture, wound care and advanced nursing assessment skills an asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and be an effective team member;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – demonstrated ability to communicate with health care professionals, community members, traditional helpers, and leadership;
  • Understanding of wholistic health and well being, demonstrated cultural competencies and experience working in an Indigenous organization; ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin a definite asset;
  • Willingness and ability to travel, with significant community-based activity;
  • Valid drivers’ license and own vehicle required;
  • Proof of immunization in compliance with policy requirements is mandatory;
  • Current criminal records/vulnerable sector check required;
  • Commitment to ongoing training and professional development relevant to job requirements;
  • Positive attitude and capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 10, 2024

Please send resume with covering letter and three references, to:

Primary Care Nurse/ Care Coordinator

Email: HRTeam@wnhac.org
Fax: (807) 467-8341
Phone: (888) MYWNHAC

WAASEGIIZHIG NANAANDAWE’IYEWIGAMIG
P.O. Box 320,
Keewatin, Ontario
P0X 1C0

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted. As an Indigenous employer we encourage First Nations, Inuit, and Metis applicants to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to hrteam@wnhac.org

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