The nurse advisor is called upon to advise the establishment on public health protection and prevention issues, particularly in the areas of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases. In accordance with the priorities established by the Public Health Department, she will collaborate in the development and implementation of an action plan on the protection and prevention of these diseases for the communities served by the Inuulitsivik Health Center (CSI). Within these mandates and in specific situations (for example in the case of outbreaks), the nurse advisor will be called upon to spend varying periods of time in these communities. Under the authority of the Director of Nursing and in collaboration with the Public Health Department, the nurse performs some or all of the duties applicable to the following public health sectors: Surveillance
1. Collaborate with the Direction régionale de santé publique (DRRSP) in developing and adapting surveillance tools and mechanisms. Ensure their distribution and use by all staff concerned.
2. Support CLSCs in data collection.
3. Maintain the database related to identified infectious diseases (statistics) in real time.
4. Transmit specific program data to the DRSP according to the agreements concluded.
5. Participate in regional monitoring work. Lookout
6. Maintain communication links with village nurses and the DRSP in the context of reporting and declarations of threats to public health
7. Communicate data and other relevant information on infectious disease outbreaks or clusters.
8. Collaborate with the DRSP on investigations; ensure that questionnaires are completed.
9. Coordinate testing for targeted clients (e.g. oversee rapid identification and follow-up of STI and TB cases and their contacts)
10. Collaborate in the development of monitoring and surveillance tools.
11. Participate in the Regional Public Health Table (TRSP).
12. Collaborate in outbreak investigations (MADO) at the local level.
13. Disseminate, within the organization, surveillance reports and data prepared by Public Health. Intervention
14. Collaborate with Public Health partners on prevention, screening, treatment, case management and access to services for identified clients.
15. Collaborate in the identification of risk factors and determinants of perceived threats in Public Health.
16. Support and collaborate in the development and delivery of regional and community projects and strategies regarding the prevention of infectious diseases identified as priorities.
17. Depending on demand, provide local support to nursing teams in the clinical follow-up of users during major outbreaks – possible travel and stay in villages (e.g.: STBBI or TB outbreaks in the communities served)
18. Collect and transmit to the DRSP the information required for participation in national protection work. Evaluation
19. Transmit data to support the DRSP in identifying objects, indicators and evaluation mechanisms.
20. Collaborate in and facilitate the evaluation process in the communities.
21. Collect and send the agreed information to the DRSP. Communication and Training
22. Collaborate in the dissemination of information to the communities (monitoring reports).
23. Identify, together with the DRSP, the training needs of health center workers involved in protection.
24. With Public Health and the nurse responsible for CSI training, collaborate in the development and delivery of orientation, training and development programs for nurses and other interdisciplinary teams.
25. Ensure the application of protocols for the control of infectious diseases.
26. Collaborate with Public Health on updated guides, resources, references and tools and distribute them to nursing staff in order to follow up on clients, according to the protocols of the establishment.
27. Collaborate with Public Health in the development and implementation of a local action plan on the prevention and control of infectious diseases.En savoir plus sur ce texte sourceVous devez indiquer le texte source pour obtenir des informations supplémentaires
Hold a bachelor's degree in nursing or a bachelor's degree with three eligible certificates including at least two recognized certificates in nursing (the absence of a bachelor's degree can be compensated by significant experience)
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the prevention and control of infectious diseases in a community setting, preferably in the northern region. CLSC experience will also be considered.
License to practice from the O.I.I.Q.
Essential bilingualism (French and English, spoken and written); Inuktitut will be a strong asset
Ability to work within a multicultural and multidisciplinary work team
Respect for Inuit culture and traditions
Ease for interpersonal relations and excellent capacity for mobilizing communication
Ability and willingness to travel to communities
Permanent full-time based in Puvirnituq
Hourly rate of $27.46/hour and $50.39/hour
Day shift, 7.50hrs;
Maximum of 16 weeks of leave per year;
3 to 4 annual outings depending on status;
Premium cargo $115.64/week;
Retention premium $114.99/week;
Remoteness premium $203.66/week without dependent, $358.99/week with dependent;
Furnished accommodation provided;
Airfare paid by the center;
Start date: as soon as possible.
**Professionals who are currently in the health and social services network can request a Nordic leave without pay (up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik**
Those interested in applying are requested to do so in writing to this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org