Homecare Registered Nurse - Part Time
Located in Inuvik and reporting to the Regional Manager, Continuing Care, the Home Care Nurse (HCN) is a registered nurse with advanced education and experience beyond the scope of a graduate nurse. This expanded role demands independent thinking, judgement and critical decision-making skills for the delivery and management of nursing care for home care clients.
The HCN works independently and collaboratively in the community. In comparison to the hospital setting, physicians and other supportive resources are not readily available to the nurse. The HCN models and promotes excellence through the hands on delivery of nursing care to residents of Inuvik. The HCN may be assigned to all of the program areas (Wound Care, Palliative Care, Chronic Care, Foot Care and Home Intravenous Therapy).
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The successful completion of a BScN degree with at least 2 years acute care nursing experience in a medical, surgical, home care or community health environment.
Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
INUVIK, NT X0E 0T0
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620
Driver's License Requirement
A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License
Eligible for current registration with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is mandatory for this position.
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The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary for this position starts at $44.43 per hour plus a hourly Northern Allowance of $7.29 per hour
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 17243
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
This Job opening is for a Part-time position (.5 FTE)