Public Health Nurse

  • 4 Weeks Minimum
  • According to your availabilities
  • Anywhere

MON+ in collaboration with the government of nunavut

The PHN will be responsible for public health programs as determined by the needs of the community with a focus on maternal child health, school health, communicable diseases and immunizations. The PHN will work with others in the community on a range of public health issues as determined by community priorities.

Responsibilities

  • Assessing the health of the population and identifying priority health needs;
  • Providing maternal child health programming to pregnant women and families of infants and young children. This may include reproductive health for adolescents, prenatal classes and home visits to pregnant/postpartum families as well as well child care to five years of age and preschool screening;
  • Delivering and evaluating childhood and school-age immunization programs in accordance with the Nunavut Immunization Manual;
  • Providing best practices in health education to parents and guardians regarding children in their care using a culturally sensitive and culturally inclusive approach;
  • Delivering the TB program as appropriate for the TB epidemiology in the community under the direction of the SCHP, RCDC and CMOH.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Bachelors of Nursing, Bachelor of Science Nursing, Bachelor of Science Arctic Nursing or Diploma in Nursing with Certificate in Public Health;
  • RNANT/NU registration or ability to obtain registration prior to start date;
  • Current CPR (c) certification;
  • ACLS – ENPCC or PALS;
  • Criminal and vulnerable sector checks;
  • A valid driver’s license.

Working conditions

  • Paid for every day worked (Various communities);
  • Salary condition to be discussed later;
  • Daily schedule: 8:30am to 5:00pm with 1 hour for lunch (Or, any similar consideration as determined by the department);
  • Travel fees, accommodation and food allowance are provided;
  • Free to choose your assignment among several opportunities in various communities;
  • Fly-In/Fly-Out contracts according to your availabilities (4 weeks up to 3 months).

To apply for this job email your details to anne-aelle@sekoia.ca

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