Sep 07, 2022

Registered Nurse

  • Battleford’s Agency Tribal Chiefs
  • North Battleford, SK, Canada
Full-time Health Care

Job Description

THE POSITION:
Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs is currently seeking a Registered Nurse. Under the direction of the Director of Health Services the Registered Nurse will provide of a comprehensive range of core nursing functions and services in First Nation and communities, in program areas of community/public health. Manages, plans, implements, delivers, and evaluates community/ public health, primary care programs and services for a health care facility in a First Nations community and ensures nursing care and practice standards are being implemented in the delivery of these programs and services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Relevant sources of information and data, and knowledge of interpreting and analysing the data, for professional, nonprofessional and community audiences as well, to make evidence informed decisions on program and client service planning, development, and evaluation.
• principles of epidemiology, case management and clinical practice guidelines as relevant for domain of practice.
• First Nation culturally - relevant and appropriate approaches to address health needs that recognise the history and traditional perspectives of First Nations that has impacted health and well being.
• Theories, principles, procedures, and policies for maintaining and using diagnostics, sterilization, infection control and medical equipment to maintain client safety.
• Communication strategies when conducting health information sessions to individual clients for the purpose of explaining complicated treatment options, and/or planning for complex medical conditions with a need to overcome language differences and cultural factors and explain complicated medical health information as simply and clearly as possible while respecting the community’s values and sensitivities
• Anticipate emerging issues, changing priorities and practices to address problems and have the ability to shift from a system-wide community approach to an urgent, direct-care individual approach.
• Respond decisively and quickly to emerging opportunities or risks by observing, monitoring, and processing information as well as changing health status of clients.
• Integrate best and promising practices, new legislation, regulations, and policies into practice to ensure safe and appropriate care is provided the client in a culturally relevant manner
QUALIFICATIONS: • Licensed with the Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses or the Collage of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan. • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Nursing • Interpersonal skills • Valid drivers license • Organizational skills • Basic computer skills • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team • Communication skills
Closing date: Oct 6, 2022 - Please quote Competition # 0121-65
Please submit RESUME, COVER LETTER AND CPIC to:
Human Resources Phone: 306-446-1400
Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs
1282 101st Street Email: humanresources@batc.ca
North Battleford, Saskatchewan S9A 0Z8