Community Health Nurse - Temporary Part-time
Stz'uminus First Nation - Ladysmith, BC

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Community Health Nurse
The Stz’uminus First Nation is seeking a temporary part-time Community Health Nurse.

The Community Health Nurse (CHN) reports to the Health Manager and works closely with the Health Team and others to promote holistic community wellness, protect health, prevent injury and illness and to support and assist in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health services and programs.

 Priority Program Areas are as follows:
 Communicable Disease Control – vaccinations and screening
 Child and Youth Program – Maternal Infant and Pre- and Postnatal
 Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
 School Health
 Must:
 Have and maintain an immunization certificate
 Have leadership skills
 Deal with co-workers and the public in a friendly, professional way
 Have First Nation cultural knowledge and sensitivity
 Analytical and problem solving skills
 Attend meetings at the request of the Community Director or Health Manager
 Have strong computer skills (i.e., knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet research, and Email).
 Adhere to strict rules of confidentiality
 Demonstrate good oral and written communications skills including the ability to prepare reports
 Possess effective time and stress management skills
 Perform other duties as assigned

 Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing with experience in Community Health Nursing;
 Current registration (RN) as a member in good standing with the Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia (RNABC)
 Current CPR and First Aide certification.
 A successful criminal records check is mandatory
 Must have and maintain a valid BC drivers license

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via Canada Post, email or fax by the closing date of July 23, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. to the following:
Attention: Michel Woolner, Human Resources Advisor
12611A Trans Canada Highway
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1M5
Fax: 250-245-3012