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2023-085 Nurse, Tuberculosis and STBBI Screening

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Nunavik \ anywhere in Quebec
2023 October 01

Under the supervision of the infectious diseases coordinator and as a member of the infectious diseases team of the Public Health Department of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (RRSSSN), the nurse or nurse clinician participate in population screening for tuberculosis and sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs), including syphilis.


You will need to be available to work in a Nunavik community for a period of 4-6 weeks in fall 2023 or winter 2024 for door-to-door screening.


More specifically, if you are assigned to the screening team, you will be called upon to:


• Apply screening algorithms;

• Participate in community population screening strategies (schools, workplaces, door-to-door, etc.)

• Perform the clinical nursing assessment;

• Perform and read tuberculin skin tests (TCT);

• Take blood samples (eg quantify), urine samples (eg gonorrhea and chlamydia screening), induced sputum, etc.;

• Record the information in the various databases (eg provincial vaccination register, screening sheets, etc.);

• Contribute to communication and community engagement activities;

• Perform other related duties.


In addition, if you are assigned to the care of patients, you will be called upon to:


• Initiate treatment for newly diagnosed cases of TB and/or STBBIs

• Carry out contact case investigations;

• Collaborate closely with the public health team, the physician-clinician and all other health professionals involved;

• Ensure close follow-up of files;

• Contribute to communication and community engagement activities;

• Perform other related duties.


• DEC in nursing or bachelor's degree in nursing;

• Member in good standing of the OIIQ;

• Knowledge of the Quebec immunization protocol (PIQ);

• Up-to-date CPR/DEA certification;

• Mandatory English-French bilingualism;

• Great flexibility and ready to work according to a variable schedule;

• Excellent adaptability;

• Excellent communication skills;

• Aptitude for teamwork;

• Knowledge of the Office Suite;

• Experience in Nunavik and knowledge of Inuit culture an asset;

• Experience in an intercultural context an asset;

• Experience in vaccination/vaccination campaign, tuberculosis and/or STBBI an asset;

• Experience in pediatrics an asset;

• Driver's license if conducting door-to-door screening;

• Be available between September and the end of December 2023 for a period of 4-6 weeks or in winter-spring 2024 for other screening activities.


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

Conditions and benefits

One-year occasional part-time temporary position with possibility of extension;

During travel, the northern premiums are paid and accommodation is provided;

Salary according to the rules established by the MSSS ($25.81/h to $47.98/h).


Candidates with availability of 6 weeks or more will be preferred*

Additional details

Interested candidates should send their resume as soon as possible, care of:


Human Resources

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services

P.O. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0


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