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Weeneebayko Area Health Authority


Canada-Ontario-Moose Factory


Company Information

The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is a unified, integrated First Nations Regional Health Authority and delivers most health services to area residents in the communities of Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Moosonee, Moose Factory, Peawanuck and Kashechewan, all located on the western shores of James Bay in Northern Ontario.  These services include primary care nursing services, pre-hospital care, mental health services, diabetes education and support services and home and community care support, as well as ambulatory care, dental and medical transportation.

Job Description



We are seeking full time positions for our sites at Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Moosonee, Moose Factory.    You will provide a leadership role within the patient care team and provide care in the situation in which the client’s condition is complex and the patient care outcomes are not predictable.  Within the scope of practice, you will promote health, assess and provide care and treatment by supportive, preventative, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means to attain or maintain optimal function for the patient. You will demonstrate commitment to the profession of nursing by certifying for added specialty skills as required by the specific practice area, Quality Assurance Program of the College of Nurses of Ontario.


 Qualifications required:

  • Diploma in Nursing required, Bachelor of Science in nursing preferred.

  • Current registration and in good standings with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • 3 years of experience in an acute care setting within the last five years.

  • Proven ability to function independently in emergency situations

  • Proven ability to interact with ESRD patients in a positive and supportive manner

  • Maintains competency in nursing practice through in-service and ongoing continuing education

  • Willingness to obtain membership with the RNAO

  • Requires annual mandatory certificates in BLS, Save your Back, WHMIS, Hand Washing, Bloody Easy, NVCI and other in-services as offered by WAHA

  • Requires current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and , Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and IV Therapy are an asset

  • Flexibility in shift work and in other areas of the hospital

  • English is essential for this position

  • Ability to communicate in the local native Cree language is an asset

  • Wage rate and benefits in accordance with the current collective Agreement in force


    How to Apply:

  • Please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition#: 2017-071

  • Resumes can be emailed to: or faxed to: 705-658-4917 Attention: HR Department

  • For more information contact:  705-658-4544 ext. 2327 or by email above.


Please Note:

  • Only Those Selected for an Interview will be contacted.

  • Successful candidates must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening Check within a specified time frame.

  • The position will remain posted externally until filled.



Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer.  Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilites Act, 2005.  Weeneebayko Area Health Authority thanks all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
Joyce Small
Human Resouces Assistant
(705) 658 4544 ext. 2327
705 658 4917
Posting Date: 06-Jul-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $31.02 - $44.84/hr 11 ASAP
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