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ADD-2122-0456 Nurse - Chishaayiyuu & Current Services

Location: Waswanipi

Status

Permanent Full Time

Salary

Min. (1) $24.08 - Max (18) $39.00

Hours per day/week

7.50 / 37.50

Description

A person is responsible for providing nursing care services according to the bio-psycho-social needs of users or groups under her/his care. She/he evaluates the health condition of users, as well as determines and implements nursing care and treatment plans. She/he provides nursing and medical care and treatment aimed at maintaining and restoring health, as well as preventing disease.
She/he plans, provides and evaluates teaching activities intended for the users, their relatives and groups of people. In addition, she/he participates in research activities aimed at promoting health and preventing disease.

Requirements

Education:
• Member in good standing of the O.I.I.Q;
• DEC in Nursing.

Experience:
• Two (2) years of experience as a nurse.

Language:
• Fluent in English and French;
• Fluency in Cree is an asset.

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION
• Remoteness premium between $6,099/year and $20,825/year, depending on community and family status
• Retention premium of $14 000/year;
• Cargo premium: Weekly amount to be confirmed depending on the community and family status;
• Accommodation provided: Furnished, heat and electricity included;
• Moving and storage expenses paid;
• Three (3) to four (4) annual sorties depending on family status;
• Group insurance plan;
• Defined-benefit pension plan (RREGOP);

*Employees of the health and social services network may request unpaid leave to work in a northern institution (up to 48 months).

ABOUT US:
The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay is responsible for providing health and social services for all persons residing permanently or temporarily in the Eeyou Istchee region, the Cree Territory of James Bay. It is a remote region in northern Quebec made up of nine communities of the Cree Nation, an Indigenous population of nearly 18,000 people.

The health and social services offered are front-line services provided in the nine local CMCs as well as second line services through the regional hospital centre in Chisasibi. When second- and third- line services cannot be provided in the community, patients are transported to institutions affiliated with McGill University’s Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS).

Additional Information

Posting start/end date

11/22/2021 - 12/20/2021
Posting number
ADD-2122-0456
Who can apply
All

Other ways to apply

Please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay

514-861-5955

514-989-7495

jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

With your application, please make sure to specify the posting number and the job title.

We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

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Life in Eeyou Istchee

We are the Cree of Eeyou Istchee. We call ourselves Eeyou and Eenou. Our name means simply “the people”. Clients of the CBHSSJB include the almost 18,000 people residing in the nine Cree communities and scattered throughout the territory at hunting camps, mine sites, hydro-electric installations and logging camps.

The best way to experience the Cree way of life is by participating in community and cultural activities. Most communities have an ice rink, fitness centre and a gymnasium. Several communities, including Chisasibi, have indoor pools. Ask the Community Health Representative or Community Organizer at the clinic about opportunities to participate in Cree cultural activities such as walking out ceremonies. The region offers some of the world’s best fishing, canoeing, hiking and snowmobiling. 

Our Partners

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