Community Health Nurse will deliver comprehensive community health nursing in isolated indigenous communities, in collaboration with other interprofessional health care team that is predominately nurse led. Through consultation, clinical practice, leadership, knowledge and by facilitating health promotion and disease prevention. The CHN utilizes a primary health care approach to address overall health needs to indigenous communities.
Assessment and Diagnostics. Supportive and Curative care, Trauma care, Behavioural Health Care Assessment and management. Health promotion, Disease prevention. Demonstrating Integrity and Respecting Cultural Diversity. Dependability, Working independently and with others, showing initiative and being action-orientated. Adaptability along with critical Thinking skills, Excellent communication in both oral & written. Current registration in good standing with the CNO and RNAO.
Experience: Remote Northern Nursing experience. Primary care and Acute, Urgent or emergency care an asset. Public health and community care. Mandatory Up to date ACLS, PALS, ITLS/TNCC. Recommended: ALARM. Clinical skills in well woman, Prenatal care and immunizations. Security clearance/background check. Willingness and ability to perform on call duties, work after hours and on W/E's. Willingness to complete mandatory education/training relevant to position.