Community Health Nurse


Uchucklesaht Tribe Government

Job Posting


Position: Community Health Nurse (CHN)

Location:  Port Alberni, B.C.


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
  • 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.


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.


Please submit a resume and cover letter no later than 4:30 pm on Wednesday July 24, 2019 to:

Attention:                    Lysa Ray, Executive Assistant

In person/by mail:      5251 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 1V1

Emailed to:          (MS Word or PDF documents)


We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates

selected for an interview will be contacted.