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ADVISOR TO THE NURSING DIRECTION

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2021 September 30

The Inuulitsivik Health Centre, with more than 950 employees, is part of the Québec health and social services network (Nunavik region). It provides front-line health and social services, notably for prevention, evaluation, diagnostics and treatment, rehabilitation and support, for the population of the Hudson subregion of roughly 7 000 persons. Moreover, it provides services related to youth protection and assumes the administration of Ullivik, located in Dorval, for the Nunavik region. The Ullivik’s mission is to receive Inuit travelling to Montréal to receive health services in participating institutions. The Inuit population is spread among seven communities along the Hudson coast, from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit. 

The Nursing Advisor is instrumental in operationalizing nursing governance by promoting the quality of care at the Inuulitsivik Health Centre and advancing nursing practice. He/she works closely with nursing managers, care teams, physicians and other health care professionals. He/she acts as a leader in the development and practice of professional nursing practice and ensures the safeguarding of high standards of quality of care by creating an environment conducive to the development of clinical excellence. 

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the advisor performs some or all of the following functions:
• Develop and implement, interdisciplinarity, new approaches to care, care and education programs, and evidence-based clinical tools. 
• Assume the role of coach or mentor to nurses. 
• Provide recommendations in improving the quality of care within the Nursing Branch. 
• Develop, update and disseminate the work tools necessary for nursing teams to ensure a high level of quality in the care provided to clients. 
• Use strategies conducive to the development of competence and clinical reasoning of nurses.
• Collaborate with doctors and pharmacists in the development and updating of the Therapeutic Guide used by nurses in an expanded role. 
• Replace the Director of Nursing, in his absence.   
• Maintain the required statistical registers. 
• Any other task, at the request of the Director of Nursing. 
• Sit on committees and working groups, at the request of the Director of Nursing.

Requirements and required skills:   
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a bachelor's degree with three eligible certificates, including at least two recognized certificates in nursing and a valid licence to practise from the Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec OIIQ;  
• Minimum clinical experience of five (5) years in hospitals in the areas of acute care (medicine and surgery, pediatrics, emergency, obstetrics); 
• Minimum one (1) year management experience in the nursing sector;
• Essential bilingualism (French and English) spoken and written;
• Mobilizing leadership;
• Ability to work in a multicultural work team; 
• Respect for Inuit culture and traditions; 
• Great facility for interpersonal and communication relationships; 
• Ability to work in a demanding environment with multiple mandates; 
• Knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Lotus Notes software; 
• Analytical and synthesis capacity; 
• Knowledge of evidence research; 
• Updating of knowledge at the level of on-the-job nursing. 

Conditions and benefits:
Temporary full-time based in Puvirnituq;
The salary class attached to this position is a class 36 as determined by the Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux between $70,185 and $91,241 annually;
35hres/week;
Cargo premium $115.64/week;
Remoteness premium $191.93/week without dependent, $338.29/week with dependent;
Retention premium $287.47/week;
3 to 4 annual outings depending on family status;
Up to 16 weeks of leave annually;
Group insurance;
Furnished accommodation provided;
Moving and storage costs borne by the employer, if applicable;
Air transport paid by the center.

**Professionals currently working in the health and social services network can request nordic unpaid leave (up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik**

To submit an application:
Christiane Alary, Staffing Advisor
christiane.alary.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
 

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