Nurse Practitioner - Full time Permanent

Kenora, ON

WAASEGIIZHIG NANAANDAWE'IYEWIGAMIG 

Nurse Practitioner - Full Time Permanent 

We provide wholistic, primary health care through a range of options including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Our client-centered, interprofessional teams include health professionals, educators and support workers representing both traditional Anishinaabe and contemporary models of care, and use medical and community development concepts.

The Nurse Practitioner functions independently within the Extended Class scope of practice, and in collaboration with members of the interprofessional team. This challenging and rewarding position provides care in culturally diverse community settings over a large geographic area.

NOTE: Anishinaabe traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • current registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario; or eligible to apply
  • demonstrated ability to work independently and be an effective team member; excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people including healthcare professionals, traditional people, leadership, and community members;
  • understanding of wholistic health and well being, demonstrated cultural competencies and experience working in an Anishinaabe organization; ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin a definite asset;
  • willingness and ability to travel, with significant community-based activity;
  • valid drivers’ license and own vehicle required; copy of current drivers’ abstract required;
  • current criminal records check required;
  • proof of immunization in compliance with policy requirements is mandatory;
  • commitment to ongoing training and professional development relevant to job requirements;
  • positive attitude and capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role

 

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

  • Salary range of $57.32/hour - $63.62/hour as per ONA agreement
  • 5 hour workday with paid 1 hour lunch break
  • Comprehensive Benefits and Disability coverage
  • HOOP pension
  • Annual Wellness Days (5/year)
  • Option for Compressed Work Week
  • Up to 15 sick days per year
  • Generous Professional Development allocation
  • 14 Statutory Holidays plus additional paid day off during birthday month
  • Starting at 3 weeks of Vacation with increase to 4 weeks after first year

 

Those interested in this exciting and challenging career with Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig are invited to forward a cover letter with detailed resume by email to:

Penny Skead, Human Resources

WAASEGIIZHIG NANAANDAWE’IYEWIGAMIG

P.O. Box 320, Keewatin, Ontario P0X 1C0

Email: pskead@wnhac.org

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

All Nations Health Partners

All Nations Health Partners

The All Nations Health Partners are a coalition of leaders in Indigenous and mainstream health services in the Kenora Region; comprised of fifteen local organizations working together to improve health care delivery to our communities. 

We are working to improve the health system to focus on people first and better serve the unique needs of our northern communities. We are developing a regionally specific, culturally appropriate and responsive health system for all nations. Our approach is collaborative and holistic, rooted in both traditional healing practices and the best aspects of the modern health system.

In 2019, the All Nations Health Partners became one of the first Ontario Health Teams furthering the development of a seamless, patient-centered health system. 

There are employment opportunities among the partner organizations in healthcare, allied health, administration, social services, family and specialist physicians and more! You will gain extensive experience working with dynamic and collegial professionals. Join us and find your work-life balance in Kenora, Ontario!

 

 

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