Nurse for First Nations Communities



Job Description:Indigenous Services Canada – First Nations Inuit Health BranchVarious locationsNU-CHN-02, NU-CHN-03, NU-CHN-04$80,345 to $97,384 For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous Services Canada Find information on the types of nursing positions available in remote or isolated First Nations communities Closing date: 30 June 2021 – 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Apply online Important messages We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential. Assessment accommodation When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment. *** CANDIDATES WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY APPLIED TO SELECTION PROCESS 20-NHW-FNIH-EA-NCR-288043 DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY ***Support the health of First Nations communitiesAre you a Registered Nurse (RN)?We are recruiting experienced nurses to fill various positions available in remote and/or isolated First Nations communities in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Quebec.We offer:Full-time and part-time opportunities;Comprehensive salary and benefits packages;The opportunity to work to a full scope of practice;The opportunity to learn about First Nations culture; andSupportive learning and developmental environment. Visit our website to find out more about the different kinds of nursing positions we offer and learn about our flexible work schedules. We also encourage you to read the testimonials provided by current nurses about working and living in a remote and/or isolated First Nations community.The application process is simple and can be completed online by attaching your resume. Note: Your resume must clearly demonstrate where, when and how you met the experience criteria (e.g. number of hours worked per week).We are looking to hire the following three positions:- Community Health Nurse – STREAM ONE- Nurse In Charge (NIC) – STREAM TWO- Nurse Practitioner – STREAM THREE- Public Health Nurse (Ontario Region only) – STREAM FOURPLEASE NOTE ALL THESE POSITIONS ARE IN REMOTE AND ISOLATED COMMUNITIES. Duties Community Health Nurses deliver comprehensive and community health nursing services to remote and/or isolated First Nations communities within Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Quebec. They provide in-depth nursing knowledge, skills, clinical expertise and advanced judgment through consultation, clinical practice, leadership, and facilitate knowledge transfer through health promotion and disease prevention. Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Information you must provide Your résumé. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) Various language requirementsVarious language requirements depending on the position being staffed including English essential or bilingual imperative (BBB, BBC, CBC or CCC). Information on language requirements EDUCATIONSTREAM 3 – Nurse Practitioner (CHN-04): Graduation with a Master’s degree in Nursing from a recognized post-secondary institution* or graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution* in Nurse Practitioner Program with successful completion of approved training in Primary Care, All Ages specialization or some other specialty relevant to the position.Recognized post-secondary institution: Public or private institution that has been given authority to grant degrees, diplomas, and other credentials by a public or private act of a provincial/territorial legislature or through a government-mandated quality assurance mechanism. For greater certainty, also included are institutions authorized to grant specific academic credentials for specific academic programs. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at or Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada (ACESC) at Degree equivalency OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATIONSTREAM 1 – Community Health Nurse (CHN-03)Registration as a registered nurse (RN) in the province where the positon is located.STREAM 2 – Nurse-In-Charge (CHN-04)Registration as a registered nurse (RN) in the province where the positon is located.STREAM 3 – Nurse Practitioner (CHN-04)Registration as a registered nurse (RN) in the Extended Class (Nurse Practitioner) in the province where the positon is located. EXPERIENCEALL STREAMS: Independent clinical experience as a registered nurse (RN) in one or any combination of the following 3 areas:i.Community Health Nursingii.Emergency Careand/oriii.Acute CarePublic Health Nurse (PHN) positions – Ontario Region only:Experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Canada in the last 5 years in any combination of the following three areas:i. Public Healthii. Health Promotion/Disease Preventioniii. Communicable Disease Control The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) Indigenous and Services Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population we serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal Persons, Women and Persons with Disabilities. Conditions of employment Reliability Status security clearanceMEDICAL CLEARANCE (ALL STREAMS)i) PRE-PLACEMENT: Category 1 health evaluation + COVID-19 self-screening questionnaireii) PERIODIC: Category 3 health evaluation according to the schedule outlined in the Occupational Health Evaluation Standard for “First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Nurses Assigned to Isolated Posts in Northern First Nations Communities”iii) For persons proposed for relocation to an isolated post/remote location and who have dependents: a valid Category 1 medical clearance for their dependent(s) in accordance with section 4.2 of the Isolated Post and Government Housing Directive and Appendix A of the Occupational Health Evaluation Standard Scheduleiv) For persons proposed for relocation to an isolated post/remote location and who have dependents: consent to their dependent(s) to undertake a Category 1 periodic health evaluation in accordance with Appendix A of the Occupational Health Evaluation Standard ScheduleCommunity Health Nurse & Nurse In Charge: Current valid registration as a registered nurse (RN) and a member in good standing in the province where the position is locatedNurse Practitioner: Current valid registration as a registered nurse (RN) in the extended class (NP), and a member in good standing in the province where the position is located Other information The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Information on employment equity To learn more about these nursing career opportunities and to apply, visit:https:.// more information email:sac.nursing-infirmiers.isc@canada.caCandidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.Candidates should be prepared to provide proof of education (copy of degree, etc.) and citizenship or permanent resident status (front and back), nursing registration, and any other condition of employment. Proof of Education (including proof of equivalency for foreign credentials) and proof of citizenship need to be received by the selection board before any assessments will be conducted. Please send the documents to as soon as possible after applying to avoid any delays in the processing of your application.All communication throughout the entire staffing process, including email correspondence may be used in the assessment of qualifications.The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Preference Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first. Information on the preference to veterans We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.Company Description:À propos de Services aux Autochtones Canada:Services aux Autochtones Canada (SAC) travaille en collaboration avec des partenaires pour améliorer l’accès à des services de haute qualité pour les Premières Nations, les Inuits et les Métis. Notre vision est de soutenir et d’habiliter les peuples autochtones à fournir des services de manière indépendante et à faire face aux conditions socio-économiques de leurs communautés.Embauche d’infirmières expérimentées:Les infirmières du gouvernement du Canada qui travaillent dans les communautés des Premières Nations offrent une pratique infirmière de qualité, fondée sur des données probantes et respectueuse de la culture, afin d’améliorer la santé des membres des Premières aux Autochtones CanadaL’honorable Seamus O’ReganMinistre des Services aux Autochtones Job ID: 11924971
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