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Community Health Nurse


Niislaa Naay Healing House Society
347 Eagle Ave, Old Massett
Third Staff
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Niislaa Naay Healing House Society is well funded and in the early stage of operating as an independent Society. Niislaa Naay services the community of Old Massett, as well the neighbouring communities. Niislaa Naay hosts many interactive community programs such as traditional wellness, mental health, community health, midwifery, maternal health, home care, youth services, dentistry, patient travel, and primary care services. Services are provided from three locations: the youth centre, wellness house, and the Niislaa Nay Healing House. Many programs that are offered have a land-based healing approach incorporating the culture and traditions of the Haida people.
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Job Description

Niislaa Naay Healing House Society Job Posting Community Health Nurse – Casual Position

Purpose of Position:

Working within the context of the client-centred, family-focused Niislaa Naay Healing House Vision and Goals for Health Services, the Community Health Nurse is responsible for the delivery of community health nursing services to First Nations clients and their partners and families who live on reserve and those who live off reserve who wish to access the services at the health Centre.

Education and Training

· Member in good standing of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)

· Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited University required.

· Experience in a public health or community-based setting.

· Immunization Competency Program Certificate (3-year certification)

· Satisfactory Criminal Record Check according to the Criminal Record Review Act, Ministry of Public Safety, and the Solicitor General

· Computer skills to effectively use spreadsheet and word processing programs.

· Valid Class 5 Driver’s license

· Valid Level C First Aid and CPR Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Knowledge and understanding of traditional Haida culture and values and First Nations’ health and social issues.

· Knowledge and understanding of the population health approach and the social determinants of health.

· Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

· Self-directed with the ability to work independently.

· Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

· Strong organizational skills

· Sensitivity to the needs of every individual and their right to be treated with respect and fairness.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Community health nursing is diverse, challenging and constantly changing. The role of the OMVC Community Health Nurse is based on Cultural Safety, Community Development, Health Promotion, Clinical, Critical Thinking and Human Relations.

Wage: $43.26-$48.66

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