The public health nurse intervenes with communities, families and individuals and contributes to the health of the population by playing a key role in the follow-up of clients with chronic diseases and public health. This is a partnership between the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services and Public Health. The nurse encourages the adoption of behaviors that contribute to the overall health of the population through her interventions. She helps communities, families and individuals take responsibility for establishing, maintaining and/or improving their health by increasing their knowledge or control over the determinants of health (and their ability to influence them). She works closely with various community and hospital partners and stakeholders. Coordinate and conduct field investigations related to COVID-19, in the communities where she is affected, in collaboration with the public health team. Assume all other public health tasks, in a period without covid-19, concerning tuberculosis, STBBIs and vaccination.Qualifications
The public health nurse must hold a bachelor's degree in nursing or a bachelor's degree with three eligible certificates including at least two recognized certificates in nursing.
Basic vaccination training offered online by Laval University.
Training in Tuberculosis
Member of the Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec.
A valid driver's license is required.
Minimum experience of one year in a northern setting, preferably in a CLSC or community health setting.
Knowledge of QIP
Valid license to practice from the Order of Nurses of Quebec (OIIQ).
Essential bilingualism (French and English). Knowledge of Inuktitut is an asset.
Ability to work within a multicultural work team
Respect for Inuit culture and traditions
Excellent facility for maintaining positive interpersonal relationships and communication skills are essential for this position
Bilingualism essential (French and English) both orally and in writing. Inuktitut considered an asset.
Ability to communicate and work within a multicultural work team
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Outlook.
Respect for cultural diversity
Hourly rate: from $27.08 to $47.98
Day shift 37.5hres/week
Furnished accommodation provided;
4 annual outings;
Maximum 16 weeks off per year;
Premium cargo : $98.09/week;
Isolation premium: $203.66 /week;
Retention Premium: $287.47 / week
Moving costs incurred by the employer;
Storage costs if assumed by the employer.
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