Under the direction of the Home and Community Care Manager, the Home and Community Care Nurse carries out a community based home care service as outlined by the Home and Community Care Program Policies and Procedures for Fort William, Ginoogaming, Long Lake #58, Michipicoten, Pays Plat, Pic Mobert, Red Rock, Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging, and Whitesand First Nations Communities. The Home and Community Care Nurse Care is responsible for assisting clients and their support systems in maintaining the highest possible level of independence and functioning in the least restrictive environment within a rural community setting.
Qualifications and Requirements: A four-year BScN degree; knowledge and understanding of First Nation health concerns and issues, and the ability to apply knowledge and skill in the development and implementation of programs to address identified needs; adaptability and ability to establish and sustain a multidisciplinary team approach to integrated service delivery; ability to apply ethics of Nursing practice in decision making; willingness to adapt to the changing demands of the position; ability to demonstrate initiative, optimism, discretion, tact, self-assurance, dependability, and leadership; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including proficiency in computer applications, especially Microsoft Office; problem-solving and leadership skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and be an example of professionalism, as identified by Dilico.
Hours: 32.5 per week
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Must have: Satisfactory Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector Search; travel is essential to the First Nation communities serviced by Dilico Health Services; ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Unit Manager or designate in relation to service delivery requirements; must have a valid CPR and Standard First Aid certificate; as a regulated health care provider, must provide evidence of registration with the appropriate regulatory bodies (CNO & RNAO); must possess a valid G Driver’s License and access to a reliable personal vehicle