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Nursing Department, Puvirnituq
2022 June 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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a Bachelor’s degree which includes three (3) acceptable certificates, two (2) of which are recognized in nursing care as well as a licence to practice from the OIIQ (l’ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec—Order of Nurses of Québec). 
Experience required
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in a hospital setting in the areas of acute care (medicine and surgery, pediatrics, emergency, obstetrics).
  • Minimum of one (1) year nursing management experience
Essential skills and aptitudes
  • Spoken and written bilingualism (French and English) is essential.
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Ability to function well in a multicultural working team.
  • Respect for Inuit culture and traditions.
  • Well-developed skills in interpersonal collaboration and communication.
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of tasks in a demanding work environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based research.
  • Updating knowledge of nursing care practices.
Conditions and benefits
  • Wage classification is a class 36, function code 712 for the management personnel of the health and social services network. (min 70 185 $ - max 91 241 $ per year);
  • Isolation premium of 10 015 $ (without dependent) or 17 651 $ (with dependent) per year;
  • Cargo allowance of 10 000$ per year per dependent;
  • FIQ retention premium of 15 000$ per year.
  • 3 to 4 annual outings depending on family status
  • Furnished housing provided
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