Job description

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).  

Specific Functions

By joining our team as a nurse in the youth and school health program, you will work with youth from 10 to 29 years old. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Screening and prevention for blood-borne and sexually transmitted infection (ITSS)
  • Suicide prevention
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle (foods, obesity prevention, exercises…)
  • Preventive teaching (drugs, alcohol, tabagism)

Why nurses chose Solutions Nursing

  • 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

Professional requirements

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 Uschiniichisuu program:

  • No on call periods: 2 years of experience as a nurse, experience in school health and ITSS an asset
  • With on call periods: 3 years of experience on active departments, experience in school health and ITSS an asset; extended role training 

Make real change in the lives of patients! Apply now.