Shared Subsidized Staff Housing is Available
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Registered Nurse Clinics (RN Clinics) directly impacts the delivery of Specialist services to patients within the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut.
The incumbent takes direction from the Nurse Manager and is responsible for coordinating the delivery of Iqaluit and Visiting Specialist Services. The RN Clinics is a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the position develops and coordinates Iqaluit and visiting Specialist services for clients in the Qikiqtaaluk Region. Duties include but are not limited to: referral and waitlist management, planning and running the Iqaluit and Visiting Specialist Clinics; including follow-up of results and communication with Specialists in a timely and effective manner, provision of nursing support to minor clinical procedures and telehealth services.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are obtained through a Bachelor or Diploma of Nursing from a recognized Canadian University, or equivalent along with three (3) years of recent experience in a broad-based acute care setting required. Registration or can obtain registration prior to start date with Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The RN Clinics must have a current BCLS or be willing to complete within six months from date of hire.
One year working in a Northern Remote Health Care setting, One-year experience in a health care specialist clinic setting and working experience in Telemedicine are considered assets.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
For full-time, permanent nurses, recruitment bonuses include: $5,000 on start date, $5,000 at 18 months of service and $10,000 at 30 months of service. Additional premiums include a $9,000 Annual Frontline Allowance and a $375 Monthly Retention Bonus totaling $4,500 per year.