New Job Primary Health Care Nurse In Yukon

Primary Health Care Nurse
Primary Health Care Nurse

Primary Health Care Nurse

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Job Summary and Requirements

This is an until –filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

This competition is to fill two permanent part-time position working a rotation of 6 weeks on and 6 weeks off or one full-time position working 75 hours bi-weekly .

The successful candidate/s on this competition will be eligible for a $7,500 signing bonus.

Community Nursing is committed to excellence in the provision of Primary Health Care to Yukon people. This is accomplished by assisting individuals and families to achieve and maintain optimal health through the provision of treatment services, health education/promotion activities, disease prevention and individual counseling techniques. Reporting to the Primary Health Care Nurse-in-Charge, the incumbent provides both community health and primary health care services through an expanded nursing role. Duties include providing primary health services, emergency services, assisting with the planning, developing, implementation and evaluation of public health/education programs and performing other related duties which contribute to the optimal functioning of the unit.

Primary Health Care Nurses provide primary health care services in settings where there is limited access to physician and support services such as lab, x-ray and pharmacy. They must work effectively with both registered nurses and other health and social services practitioners in the provision of primary health care to the community.

In addition to the base salary, this position currently offers

Primary Health Care Nurse Allowance up to $10,000

Additional Allowances and benefits

Retention allowance of up to $6,000 per annum
Community allowance of $2,310 per annum
Market adjustment allowance of $875 per annum
Overtime & Standby pay
Generous leave & benefit package
Travel to & from your home province within Canada
Fully furnished subsidized housing in the community, including basic satellite TV
Yearly reimbursement of Yukon RN fees

After two years of continuous service

Yukon Bonus of $2,242 per annum
Additional Retention Allowance of $4,000

For more information about this position please contact Melanie Kaiser at (867) 667-8328 or [email protected]

Essential Qualifications:
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Baccalaureate in Nursing
Current registration with a Canadian registered nursing regulatory authority
Recent substantial experience working in emergency
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
Certification or education in the expanded nursing role is considered an asset
Experience in the delivery of community health and treatment services in an expanded role within a cross-cultural environment would be an asset

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability: Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Strong knowledge in treatment services in an emergency role
Knowledge in Community Health Programs
Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, organization and flexibility
Ability to lead, instruct and counsel
Clear understanding of confidentiality

Additional Information:
Conditions of Employment: TB Screening, Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening, Valid Driver’s Licence, Current Yukon RN registration in good standing, current Heart & Stoke BLS, ACLS, and an approved trauma certification such as TNCC, EPPIC-T or ITLS to be obtained within 6 months.

Job Requirements: Providing care both in and out of Health Centres, ability to lift up to 25lbs, and working after hours on call providing patient care.