To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications along with three (3) references to: by mail to Saskatoon Tribal Council, email or fax.
No telephone calls please, STC Health & Family Services Inc. appreciates the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop and/or maintains professional competencies required for nursing practice specific to immunizations, HIV/AIDS, STIs and those at risk for infection; Provide input to the multi-disciplinary team to ensure development and continuity of client care; Coordinate implementation of plans to connect clients to community treatment and supports; Conduct nursing assessments and history taking; Provide direct care to clients within the community as appropriate; Accurately monitor, record and report client status and progress; Maintain records and documentation; Educate and counsel clients and families regarding disease processes and healthy lifestyles; Offer HIV testing services and referral as appropriate; Manage notification and referral process as outlined in The Public Health Act; Act as a advocate on behalf of clients, their families and the vulnerable population; Facilitate condom distribution and needle exchange; Work collaboratively with team members on overall program development and evaluation; and Network with employees of other health care agencies.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Registered Nurse Qualification, BScN preferred; Must be registered or eligible for registration with SRNA; Level C, Basic Cardiac Life Support; Strong assessment skills; Demonstrated success in connecting with vulnerable populations; Understanding of harm reduction strategies; Ability to work independently and as member of a multi-disciplinary team; A working knowledge of a First Nations language and an understanding of First Nations culture and traditions would be an asset; Demonstrated strong interpersonal and collaborative communication skills; Ability to work in a flexible, challenging environment; Basic computer skills; and Must have a valid Saskatchewan drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle
Skills and Abilities
- Community health clinic or centre
- Valid driver's licence
- Own vehicle
- Computer use
- Job task planning and organizing
- Working with others
- Oral communication
- Document use
- Deliver immunization programs
- Provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to nursing profession and nursing practice
- Provide nursing care
- Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Basic cardiac life support (BCLS)
- Licensure as a Registered Nurse by the province/territory of work