First Nation/Aboriginal System Navigator – RPN – Casual Relief Position
Mamaweswen, the North Shore Tribal Council invites applications to fill a casual relief position of a Registered Practical Nurse to work with four of our First Nation communities; Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, Sagamok Anishnawbek, Serpent River First Nation, and Mississaugi First Nation.
We are seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented individual to provide temporary relief coverage for our hospital discharge services. Position works with the various discharge planning teams within each of the Health Sciences North, Espanola General Hospital, St. Josephs Hospital and the Blind River Hospital in order to ensure continued care when the senior returns home. Travel to communities and hospital(s) will be required, travel costs are covered.
The North Shore Tribal Council Health Department is a not-for-profit organization. As one of ten Aboriginal Health Access Centres in Ontario, N’Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre provides a combination of traditional healing, primary care, Health Promotion programs, Mental Health and Community Support Services to its member First Nation communities situated along the north shore of Lake Huron, between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury.
Post-secondary Registered Practical Nurse College Diploma from a recognized college program.
Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse required.
Demonstrated experience in hospital setting is essential.
Ability to work independently with limited direction and supervision and cooperatively in a busy multi-disciplinary environment.
Excellent interpersonal, time management, communication and decision-making skills.
Proficient computer skills, EMR and Meditech experience an asset.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge of the Aboriginal cultural values and traditions.
Knowledge and ability to work with people with diverse practices, cultures and beliefs.
A clear criminal reference check is a condition of employment.
Must have access to a reliable personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
Given the traditional practices of Aboriginal people, from time to time exposure to smoke from the burning of sacred medicines; tobacco, sweet grass, sage or cedar, may occur.
Send letter of application, resume and three (3) current letters of reference, a clear criminal reference check, along with copies of diploma and professional licences to:
Community Support Services Manager, Mamaweswen, the North Shore Tribal Council, 473A, Highway 17, Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
Phone: (705) 844-2340 Fax: (705) 844-2563