Atikameg, AB T0G 0C0, Canada
April 25, 2022, 10:30:00 p.m.
Full-Time, Permanent Position
The Whitefish Lake First Nation is seeking a kind, caring and compassionate R.N. to become part of their Health Care Team! Under the guidance of the Health Director, the R.N. will plan, implement and provide front line home nursing care and treatment services within the Home Care Program - ensuring that all program initiatives reflect the cultural values, traditions and customs of the Nation.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide direct nursing care and health education to clients and families.
• Coordinate and provide day to day home care services and treatments to clients.
• Receive referrals for clients across their life span with varying health care needs.
• Assess Clients’ needs using the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI HC)
• Coordinate appropriate care that meets clients’ needs
• Collaborate and coordinate services with other agencies as required.
• Work independently as required.
• Ability to maintain accurate health records and fulfill reporting requirements.
• Ability to deliver health promotion, prevention and education programs.
• Effective interaction with clients, families, staff, supervisors and supporting agencies.
• Annual preparation and review of program wok plans
Skills and Qualifications:
• Diploma/Degree from an accredited Nursing Program.
• Member in good standing and current registration with C.A.R.N.A
• Inoculate and RAI-HC assessment additional certificates and other additional certification related to Home care Nursing are an asset
• Current Level C Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)), Standard First Aid HCP Certificates.
• A minimum of three years of experience in Home Care Nursing is preferred. Five Years’ experience in acute are may be considered as a minimum.
• Excellent and effective decision making skills, oral and written skills, assessment skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, teaching skills and supervisory skills are required.
• Ability to work independently and as a part of a team with other care providers.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, organizations and communities
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal health care concerns and issues
• Current Level C Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Standard First Aid HCP Certificates.
• Possession of a valid driver’s license, drivers abstract is required.
• RCMP Police Information Check for security clearance is required.
• Child Intervention Records Check for review is required.
• Oath of Confidentiality must be signed prior to commencing employment.
This position offers a competitive salary and incentives - subsidized accommodation is also available!
How to Apply
This position will remain open until suitable candidate is found
Please submit a cover letter, resume, Police Information Check and a Child Intervention Check to
Lori-Ann Anderson, Assistant Administrator by email at
email@example.com or drop off at the office. Thank you for all that apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.