Community Health Nurse

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is seeking a term (backfill for Maternity leave) full-time Registered Nurse to provide a full continuum of Community Health Nursing services with an emphasis on Maternal Child nursing, to individuals in a variety of community-based settings in NTC’s Central Region territory.  Our Nursing services follow the Nuu-chah-nulth Nursing framework that ensures culturally safe, relational, reflective and trauma informed Nursing Practice.  This position is based out of the NTC Central Region office (Tofino), and requires travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane) into communities.

 

Skills, Abilities and Responsibilities

 

  • Provide comprehensive health care with an emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention, health education, chronic disease management, and clinical intervention, particularly in the Maternal Child age group (prenatal-postpartum, newborn-age 6).
  • Limited provision of infant development and supported child development support to families in collaboration with NTC Child and Youth department.
  • Demonstrate understanding of health promotion, epidemiology, disease/injury, population health, community development, and determinants of health.
  • Establish and maintain community partnerships to help address health issues, reduce the incidence of disease, and to enhance the health of individuals, family groups and general populations.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Current RN license with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Experience working with First Nations will be considered an asset.
  • Prefer recent related experience working with infants, children, youth and families or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Familiarity with Panorama, Mustimuhw cEMR, or other related electronic medical record charting system will be considered an asset.
  • BCCDC immunization competency course or a willingness to complete.
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, and be prepared to travel within the region.
  • Provide acceptable references and criminal record check.

 

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience, $76,000 - $97,000 annually.

For further information contact Amanda Aspinall, Clinical Leader at 250.725.3367.

 

Company

NTC

Location

Tofino

Contact Info

Apply by 1pm February 20, 2024 by sending your cover letter,

resume and references (available for contact) to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

P.O. Box 1383, Port Alberni, B.C.  V9Y 7M2

Email: apply@nuuchahnulth.org

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for this position.

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