Registered Nurse, Public Health, Full Time Indeterminate

Job Summary:

To provide holistic, community health services that prevent and reduce the incidence of communicable disease, protect the health status of clients within the community, promote community wellness, and ensure comprehensive public health services are provided using the principles of Primary Health Care. Functions within the parameters of established health authority, regional, territorial, and professional nursing standards and policies. This position is accountable to the Community Health Supervisor.      

The incumbent in conjunction with other community health nurses develops, coordinates and provides services with programs such as: Communicable Diseases, Maternal Child Health, School Health, Chronic Disorders, Sexual Health, Adult Health and Occupational Health. This position has a direct impact on the health of the community through prevention, screening, follow up, and treatment of persons with various communicable diseases. Furthermore, by implementing various health promotion and injury prevention activities the health of the community is directly affected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education and Training

Bachelor of Nursing or approved equivalent.

Two year application of nursing theory and the nursing process in a public health setting or related environment preferred.

Current registration with the RNANT/NU.

Basic CPR - annual recertification required.

Special Skills and Knowledge

Knowledge of current trends in health promotion/disease prevention practices and programs.

Well-developed skills in order to communicate/teach effectively on an individual or group basis with in a cross-cultural northern setting.

Knowledge of protocol on Community Occupational Health trends in health promotion/disease prevention, communicable disease, growth and development, perinatal issues, practice and programs in order to provide safe nursing care to clients.

Able to work independently, yet to be a good team player.

Required to write & pass an immunization exam. 

Class 5 (general) driver’s license.

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Compensation and Wages

Salary:  $92,976.00 to $111,072.00 annually; Range 16 ($47.68 to $56.96 per hour)

In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a Northern Allowance of $2.60 per hour up to a maximum of $5,282 per year. A generous relocation package, health/dental benefits, and a defined pension plan are offered. HRHSSA also provides a variety of leave accruals. All job offers are subject to references, a satisfactory Criminal Records Check and an Employee Health Risk Assessment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  HRHSSA has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy in place.

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