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Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Nurse Practitioner & Lead


Chapleau or Wawa87902-1501722

Company Information

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services is a not-for-profit, community-based health service provider. Due to the recent announcement of the expansion of interprofessional primary health care teams, Maamwesying, with the support of the local First Nations, has been asked to co-design the operations of two Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHAC) in Chapleau and Wawa, Ontario. AHACs are unique to Canada and first started in Ontario. They provide a comprehensive array of health and social services to Aboriginal people. 

At Maamwesying, we work as one for the wellbeing of all. Working closely with the local communities and other health care teams, we respect cultural diversity and take a holistic approach to quality patient care. 

Job Description

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services has two exciting opportunities for a Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Practitioner Lead to provide health care services to the surrounding First Nation communities of Chapleau and Wawa. 

This full-time role will see you working within the two communities based on the client’s needs. The services delivery initially going to start three days in Chapleau and two days in Wawa, however, this will be guided and directed by the local health leadership and client need. To facilitate travel, a company vehicle will be provided.

Working within an interdisciplinary team, you will provide quality care to clients and their families. Working with a community-centred care model, you will focus on health promotion, chronic disease management, and client education. Taking a holistic and culturally sensitive approach, you will also incorporate emotional, spiritual and mental wellness as part of your assessment and diagnosis.

To qualify for these roles, you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with Extended Class designation and be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses Ontario. Along with previous nursing experience, you will also demonstrate:  

  • Experience working with regional or aboriginal services, and health planning committees
  • Proven ability to work within an integrated Primary Health Care team environment
  • The ability to establish quality-based procedures and work with EMS and eConsult
  • A Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate (asset) 
  • Additional training or certificates, including Certified Diabetes Educator and/or TEACH (asset)
  • Knowledge of data collection analysis, business intelligence, policy development and program planning
  • A valid driver's license, safe driving record and ability to submit a vulnerable sector police records check

For the Nurse Practitioner Lead role, you must also demonstrate at least two years of experience in a nursing leadership role. 

Upon joining Maamwesying, you will be warmly welcomed into a new team that is committed to improving the wellness of the communities we serve. For your hard work and dedication, you will receive an annual salary of $94,000-$104,000 (Nurse Practitioner) or $104,000-$111,000 (Nurse Practitioner Lead). Our team members also receive access to a wide range of benefits, including: 

  • Relocation assistance
  • Company vehicle for work-related travel 
  • Extended medical and dental benefits
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life insurance, AD&D and long-term disability coverage
  • Competitive vacation (15 days to start, increasing to 25 days) + two weeks vacation during the holidays 
  • Support for ongoing professional development and training 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to join a brand new team and finish each day knowing you have made a positive difference in the community.

Apply online today at by March 20, 2017. 

Contact Information

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health ServicesNurse Practitioner & Lead
Posting Date: 09-Mar-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $94,000 - $111,000/yr 1 ASAP
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