POSITION: Community Health Nurse – Part Time (4 days per week)
LOCATION: Health Centre, Long Plain First Nation
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
As part of the Long Plain Health care team, the incumbent delivers comprehensive health promotion, community health and disease prevention programs for health concerns identified by the community. These programs are designed in partnership with community members and leaders and help to create environments that support good health practices for individuals and communities. Community health nursing programs include health promotion, prevention, health protection, education, and utilizes population health approaches in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs. Benefits include improved health status, stable chronic illness, and improved quality of life for Long Plain First Nation members.
- Assesses, develops, delivers, and evaluates, using models of health promotion and best evidence, Community Health Nursing programs in partnership with community participants, making recommendations on program priorities and needed
- Uses culturally sensitive community development strategies to partner with community members to identify and address their shared health concerns. Build on existing community strengths to maintain and enhance good health
- Advocate for individual and systems wide access to needed programs to deal with health issues. Promotes healthy public
- Collaborates with individuals, families, groups, and community to identify potential health risks and make choices for appropriate health management strategies (i.e., health surveillance programs, communicable disease control, immunization, and screening for disease).
- Establish intersectoral partnerships which involve individuals and communities in collaborative relationships with health care professionals, community organizations, volunteer service organizations to help address broad determinants of health (income, social status, education, employment, and work conditions).
- Collaborate with community partners to address disaster planning and emergency
- Pursues professional development relevant to community nursing practice and utilizes self-reflective practice to evaluate own care.
- Contributes to making the organization safe for clients and staff and recognizes the importance of reporting unsafe situations and participates in follow up reviews as a learning
- Other duties as assigned and/or outlined in the job
- Baccalaureate Nursing Degree is
- Active practicing member on the RN extended practice (ep) register of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
- Basic life support (bls)
- Two (2) years in a clinical nursing or community health
- Knowledge of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses, Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses, and Regulated Health Professions
- Advanced nursing care knowledge related to health assessments, diagnostics, and
- Knowledge of the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other relevant legislative acts.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage workload by establishing
- Demonstrated knowledge of customer service concepts and
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate collaboration, encouragement, and a patient
- Experience working within First Nations
- Knowledge of First Nations culture, history, and
- Demonstrated superior written and oral communication
- Experience utilizing a variety of computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and electronic medical records charting
- Demonstrated ability to perform duties in a confidential and ethical
- Ability to function effectively as a team member, demonstrating emotional stability and objectivity when dealing with challenging/changing work
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work co-operatively as a part of an interdisciplinary team of
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal
- Knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions and fluent in a First Nations language would be an
- Adhere to LPFN policies and procedures with specific attention to attendance, and professional
- Must be in good physical and mental
Conditions of Employment
- Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a reliable Valid CPR and First Aide Certificate. Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Clear Child Abuse Checks.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, resume with two references to:
Human Resources: [email protected]