Community Health Nurse (CHN)

The Human Services Department currently has an opportunity for a full-time Community Health Nurse (CHN) to become part of a growing team to develop and implement services and programs that make a difference in the health and wellness of the children, families and individuals who are members of the Uchucklesaht Tribe.

This position provides opportunities to:

  •  Work in partnership with the community to provide comprehensive health care services based on the Tribes Wellness Plan.
  •  Manage and deliver public health, primary care and home care programs and services in a culturally safe, relational and trauma informed practice.
  •  Deliver health education, promotion and preventative services.
  •  Support and assist individuals and families in addressing health issues and enhancing well-being.
  •  Liaise with and create community partnerships with other health care providers.

Required Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  •  Current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  •  3 years’ experience in advanced nursing assessment skills with special emphasis on community health care. Experience working in a First Nations community or equivalent organization is preferred.
  •  Valid Driver’s license.
  •  Current CPR C certification.


Uchucklesaht Tribe


Port Alberni

Contact Info: 

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to obtain a copy of the complete job description by contacting Lysa Ray, Executive Assistant, at
A copy of the position job description is available at
Uchucklesaht Tribe Government offers competitive wage and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.