Community Health Nurse

Full Time, Part Time
Nunavut
Posted 4 months ago

As a Community Health Nurse (Registered Nurse) on our team, you will assist individuals, families or communities, in promotion, protection and restoration of health, in order to educate about, prevent and reduce the incidence of disease, disability and death.

We Provide:

  • Fully paid travel assignments
  • Highly competitive pay packages
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Diverse assignments
  • Flexible schedules
  • 4-6 week placements
  • Benefits package
  • Annual bonus incentives

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applying the nursing process (assessment – including diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation) to intervene in the disease process and restore health
  • Providing short-term inpatient care as required
  • Performing nursing, sanctioned/transferred medical and related practice functions according to the policies and procedures established by the department
  • Conducting general treatment clinics and providing emergency treatment services
  • Making decisions regarding client management including crisis management and facilitating referral in consultation with supervisor and/or other professionals
  • Identifying and utilizing available support agencies and resource people
  • Arranging for safe client transport in consultation with the supervisor and/or other health care professionals as required and acting as a medical escort when required
  • Participating in individual/family case conferences with nursing, medical staff and/or other healthcare providers
  • Prescribing and dispensing pharmaceuticals in accordance with established regulations, policies and safety procedures
  • Adhere to Bayshore policies and procedures.
  • Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System.
  • Participates in proactive health & safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate supervisor of any health & safety risks or concerns.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel.
  • Complete other tasks as requested.

Job Qualification

Our Requirements:

  • Recent experience, preferably 1y (1500 regular hours) in remote/isolated communities OR 2y (3000 regular hours) working in Primary Care (ER,ICU,Urgent Health Center) as a qualified RN.
  • Bachelor of Nursing or a Diploma in nursing with other equivalencies or related experiences such as, a certificate in Public health, Health Canada clinical skills course, an advanced practice course, experience in home care nursing.
  • Current registration with the RNANTU (or willingness to apply).

Other Skills and Abilities

Have or be willing to obtain the following: current CPR certification; ACLS; PALS/ENPC, BTLS, NALS, fetal monitoring, ALARM/ESW/FHS, Non-violent crisis intervention, ASIST or Mental Health First Aid, pelvic examination, labour and delivery experience with advanced obstetrical training, Critical Incident Stress Management; N95 mask fitted

 

Job Features

Job CategoryNurse

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