The chronic disease monitoring nurse assesses and identifies the needs of people with chronic diseases (e.g. diabetes, hypertension).
The community health nurse is led to develop the preventive aspect based on educating the patient. In small Inuit communities, the nurse is going to work on various departments. However, in Cree communities, the programs are subdivided: mother and child follow up (Awash), youth and school health (Uschiniichisuu) and chronic disease follow up (Chishaayiyuu).
By joining our team as a nurse in chronic diseases, you will treat adults aged 30 and older. You will have the following responsibilities:
- Chronic diseases follow up (diabetes, hypertension, hypothyroidism/ overactive thyroid gland …)
- Plan of treatment according to protocols
- Targeted education
- Prevention of complications
- Medication follow up
- Great flexibility
- Employee assistance program
- Customized support 24/7 and availability
Most nurses who have worked in the Far North come back transformed. The benefit the north has to offer cannot be found elsewhere.
Salary and advantages
- Compensated, four weeks long extended role training offered for free for posting requiring on call periods
- Competitive remuneration and various bonuses
- Transport and accommodation included
- Group insurance for permanent positions
- Possibility of adhering to an RRSP
To apply at Solutions Nursing, you must answer to the following criteria:
- Bachelor of Nursing (DEC or Certificate can be considered based on experience)
- Member in good standing of the O.I.I.Q
- Available to leave 4 to 8 weeks at a time
- Good clinical judgment
Professional requirements specific to the Chishaayiyuu program
- No on call periods: 2 years of experience as a nurse, experience with chronic diseases and diabetes an asset
- With on call periods: 3 years of experience on active departments, experience with chronic diseases and diabetes an asset
Make real change in the lives of patients! Apply now.