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2020-042 Nurse Clinician, Occupational Health

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Kuujjuaq
2021 March 14

Under the authority of the director of Public Health and the supervision of the coordinator for occupational health, the nurse clinician shall work with the physician responsible for designing and applying health programs specific to establishments and shall ensure their application, including medical testing examinations and information sessions. She shall support workplaces and ensure compliance of first-aid services with regulations.

The nurse clinician shall work closely with the regional public-health team and the multidisciplinary team in the efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic.

She shall contribute to workplace epidemiological investigations jointly with the infectious-diseases team.

She shall support the establishments in resuming activities suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

She shall contribute to the drafting of procedures or recommendations specific to the region.

She shall regularly visit workplaces and contribute to the identification of various contaminants and risks (chemical, physical, biological, ergonomic and psychosocial) that may represent a hazard to workers’ health and safety.

She shall serve as resource person for employers, unions, health and safety committees, and workers in terms of the various statutes and regulations, particularly the Act respecting occupational health and safety, the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases and the Public Health Act.

Jointly with the multidisciplinary team, she shall communicate the necessary information to employers and workers concerning any situations that may expose workers to hazards to their health, safety and hygiene and suggest the necessary preventive means.


Bachelor’s degree in nursing sciences

A master’s degree in occupational health, community health or public health shall be considered a major asset

Experience in occupational health within the public health network shall be considered an asset

Membership with the OIIQ

Knowledge of the statutes and regulations on occupational health and public health

Bilingualism (French and English), both oral and written

Familiarity with the MS Office suite

Interpersonal and communication skills

Clinical judgment and professional autonomy

Capacity for adaptation

Demonstrated capacity for teamwork

Availability for regular travel


Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.

Conditions and benefits

Temporary, full-time position of one year with possibility of extension

Position based in Kuujjuaq

Salary according to the rules set forth by the MSSS ($25.25/h to $45.22/h)

Northern benefits: retention premium ($15,000/year), isolation premium ($10,015/year), cost-of-living allowance ($3,085/year) and, if hired more than 50 km from Kuujjuaq, subsidized housing provided, moving and storage expenses reimbursed, annual personal trips from Kuujjuaq to point of hiring provided, etc.


Note that employees of the health and social services network are eligible for northern leave without pay.

Additional details

Interested candidates should send their résumé, no later than March 14th, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., care of:


Human Resources

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services

Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0


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