Registered Nurses (Homecare Program) (45361) Ontario, Canada

About Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc.

Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides quality primary health care, and is committed to working with community members, political leadership, families and community groups to optimize the health and well-being of all five First Nation communities we service.

Their vision is to provide wellness and health for individuals, families and community. Their overall mission is to strengthen community harmony and well-being, by ensuring access to high quality wholistic services which promote personal, family and community responsibility of health care.

About Manitoulin Island

Manitoulin Island, located on Lake Huron in Ontario, is the largest island in a freshwater lake in the world. Beautiful Manitoulin Island is a unique scenic region, where Native life and legend meld with European history to provide an outstanding place to live and work.

The Island has two incorporated towns (Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands and Gore Bay), eight townships (Assiginack, Billings, Burpee and Mills, Central Manitoulin, Dawson, Gordon/Barrie Island, Robinson and Tehkummah) and six Asishinaabe reserves (M’Chigeeng, Sheguiandah, Sheshegwaning, Aundeck Omni Kaning, Wikwemikong and Zhiibaahaasing).

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About the Opportunity

Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc. has a fantastic opportunity for Registered Nurses (Home Care) to join their friendly and dedicated team on Manitoulin Island.

Your goal will be to provide nursing care to individuals, families and communities throughout the five First Nation communities (Aundeck Omni Kaning, Sheguiandah, Sheshegwaning, Whitefish River, and Zhiibaahaasing). This will involve providing sensitive and culturally appropriate care, as well as incorporating physical, mental, social and emotional aspects to meet the needs of individual families and the community. In this position, you will also work to ensure that timely, high quality and compassionate care are provided at all times.

To be successful in this position, you will need to have a nurse diploma and be in good standing with The College of Registered Nurses. Specialized health-related experience is essential, as is experience with First Nation communities and knowledge of the Anishnaabe Culture/Customs. Experience in Community Health Nursing and Homecare Nursing is required, as are strong communication and computer (MS Office) skills.

A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle will be necessary for this role, as you will be travelling to various First Nation communities. Successful candidates must also be able to pass a security check.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career in a pivotal role where you can really make a difference - this is the opportunity for you!

About the Benefits

Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc. is offering a highly attractive salary package for the right candidate, based on qualifications and experience along with:

  • 50% medical/dental/vision benefits after probationary period (3 months), long term disability;
  • Pension plan (50/50 matching);
  • 15 holiday days in your first two years and 20 days after 2+ years;
  • 10 days for professional development;
  • 2 floating days (2 days for compassionate leave, 4 days for personal leave, 3 days for bereavement leave, all stat holidays and solidarity day on June 21);
  • Opportunities to be promoted to a managerial position;
  • Laptop, pager, and iPad (if necessary); and
  • All medical supplies and no uniforms required.

In addition, you will be welcomed into a supportive and welcoming team that will listen to and value your ideas. This is an opportunity to make your mark on an established and highly respected organization, using your experience and skills to have a direct and positive impact on the community.

Advance your career in Aboriginal Health in this varied role - APPLY NOW!