Registered Nurse - Locations: Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany and Attawapiskat Ontario

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The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

  • Experienced registered nurse with 2 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, while supporting each member in their roles
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Deep knowledge of nursing role and enhanced scope
  • Ability to develop strategic partnerships with colleagues in order to enhance patient care services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional nursing care to clients
  • Plan, carry out, and evaluate nursing care
  • Cooperate in the administration of preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic care
  • Exercise judgement in meeting patient needs

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Diploma in Nursing required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Registered with College of Nurses of Ontario and in good standing
  • Certification in BLS and ACLS
  • Certification in PALS, AED, NRP, TNCC and IV therapy is an asset
  • Certification in Added Nursing Skills or willingness to obtain within a prescribed period required

Benefits

  • Defined benefit pension plan (HOOPP) and health and welfare benefits
  • Retention, travel and Northern allowance benefits, Relocation allowance
  •  Subsidized housing or Free Housing  - Depending on work location
  • Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation