C.L.S.C. Outpost Nurse – Kuujjuaq (Family Planning – STDs)
STATUS : Temporary full time (37.50 hours/week)
IMMEDIATE SUPERIOR : Assist. To DSI – Nursing services
STARTING DATE : As soon as possible
Evaluates the person's state of health in relation to STBBIs, contraception, voluntary abortions and preventive screenings. Identify the risk factors of ITSS and assesses the level of risk. Evaluates the purpose for screening and the person's needs. Performs individual counseling according to the needs of the clientele. Initiates diagnostic measures for screening purposes, as part of an activity related to the application of the Public Health Act (chapter 2.2). Takes specimens. Applies the Therapeutic Guide in the treatment and monitoring of STBBIs. Performs follow-up with the patient by communicating the results and providing necessary follow-ups and support. Provides education and counseling focused on safe behaviors. Offers preventive intervention with partners. Liaises with other health professionals regarding the STBBI, contraception and abortion files. Collaborates in the development of a strategy to eradicate STBBIs by developing and carrying out prevention and promotion activities for healthy sexual habits, in collaboration with the Public Health team as well as the Public Health Counsellor of the UTHC. Works closely with the Public Health Counsellor of the UTHC in various activities related to healthy sexual behaviours, healthy lifestyle habits and vaccination. Maintains the monitoring of statistical data necessary for the transmission of reports to the Director of Community Services and the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (NRBHSS)(SIC +). Keeps files up to date and sends the required documents to the Public Health Advisor and to the NRBHSS. Will work according to a multidisciplinary approach mainly with those involved in the Child, Youth and Family Program and the midwives.
Work activities will be devoted to sexual health and family planning: ITSS / AIDS screening, cytology, contraception, etc;
Plans and organizes prevention-promotion activities;
May also be called upon to work in other programs in Community Services (Infant- Child Care, school health, etc.) for short periods;
May be asked to do on-call duty outside regular working hours to support midwifery services;
May have to travel in the different communities on the Ungava coast, if needed.
Member of the O.I.I.Q;
College degree in Nursing ; Bachelor of Nursing is an asset;
Enlarged Role training;
Work experience in sexual health;
Hold your OIIQ prescriber number;
Completed training for the INSPQ “The STBBI screening intervention – the nurse’s contribution” (training may be carried out after the start of the assignment);
Completed training Protocole d’immunisation du Québec (PIQ);
Work experience in remote area, an asset;
An elevated level of discretion is obligatory;
Capacity to establish a therapeutic relationship with clients;
Organized, initiative, resourceful and autonomous;
Bilingual; French/English spoken and written is essential and Inuktitut an asset;
Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team;
Willing to travel to communities of Ungava Coast;
Hold a valid driver’s license.
SALARY : Min.: $ 1015.50 / week Max.: $ 1799.25 / week
ISOLATION PREMIUM : $ 203.66 or $ 358.99 / week as per the family status
RETENTION PREMIUM : $ 269.23/week
HIGH COST OF LIVING PREMIUM : $ 61.16/week
Any person recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality in which she is called upon to perform her duties, will be granted annual trips and lodging unit as per her family status, shared lodging if necessary.
Send your application in French and English either by email : firstname.lastname@example.org