Commnunity Care & Education Nurse LPN

Are you intrigued by a caring community, welcoming people, big northern skies, extra-long summer nights and countless ways to enjoy life?

If so, Kapawe’no First Nation is seeking a positive, motivated, warm and caring individual to fill the position of Community Care & Education Nurse, L.P.N on a temporary basis until October 31, 2023. The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment, leads with humility, loves empowering others, and brings previous experience leading and developing programs and supporting adults and community; Our ideal candidate will have a cheerful disposition – enjoy working with and teaching people; knowledge of First Nations culture or be willing to adapt and learn the culture and structures specific to Kapawe’no First Nation. 

Reporting to the Health Manager, the Community Care & Education nurse is responsible for leading the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and disease prevention programming for adults and their families living in the community;  to educate and teach people about behaviors that promote wellness and inform and link people to available healthcare supports, programs and services; serve the community in a variety of ways, using health-focused strategies to improve the well-being of individuals, families and community; providing inspirational experiences, activities and initiatives; nurturing personal relationships, one person and one family at a time. 

 

WHY WORK WITH US?

  • We are rebuilding our Health Team; growing to meet the needs of our community and flexible in listening to your ideal workday/ week
  • We offer a workplace with a team focused concept
  • We share your love of a simpler lifestyle, sense of adventure and spirit of independence
  • We offer a competitive salary, benefits and pension

 

If you’re still reading, let’s talk about it! Please apply via email to HR@Kapaweno.ca

 

PROFFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse. 
  • Current registration with C.L.P.N.A.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in Public Health / Community Health Nursing is preferred.  Five years’ experience in acute care may be considered as a minimum.
  • Experience in Home Care nursing
  • 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.
  • Willing, capable and flexible in working to meet the needs of the health department.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, organizations and communities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of indigenous health care concerns and issues
  • Current Level C Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Standard First Aid & Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certificates.
  • Inoculant Certification – First Nations & Inuit Health Branch
  • Trained in the use of Inter-RAI Home Care Assessments and program
  • Demonstrated fluency in data base and clinical computer programs used for managing client eFiles.  Eg. CHIP, CARE, Inter-RAI, Netcare
  • Community Based Naloxone certification
  • Motivated, reliable, dependable and organized - eager to learn;
  • cheerful disposition – enjoys working with and speaking with people;
  • Ability to communicate and effectively build relationships with people;
  • Ability to multi-task and think on your feet
  • Ability to accept responsibility and demonstrate accountability;
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.

Additional requirements / conditions:

  • Record of vaccination – includes proof of double covid-19 vaccination
  • Criminal record check, including vulnerable sector check
  • Child Welfare Information System Check
  • Oath of Confidentiality, signed by a Commissioner of Oaths
  • Possess valid driver’s license and own or access to a vehicle;
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible schedule - after hours and/or weekends when required;
  • Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree language is considered an asset.
  • Ability to pass drug testing and be fit for duty

We thank all candidates for their interest; only candidates selected to advance in our recruitment process will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Term until October 31, 2023

Please apply via email to HR@Kapaweno.ca