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GENERAL POSTING - Nurse (Medicine)

Location: Chisasibi


Permanent Full Time


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

Hours per day/week



The Chisasibi Regional Hospital is divided into 3 departments; the emergency clinic, the medicine Unit and the hemodialysis department.

The hospital has 29 beds, of which 17 are for acute care (5 paediatric), 9 for chronic care, and 3 for respite care. The Hemodialysis Unit has 9 dialysis stations and there is a partial pre-dialysis program.

In addition to the permanent physicians, various specialists visit the territory on a regular basis. Specialist services are provided in partnership with RUIS McGill. Therefore, specialists from the McGill University Hospital Center (MUHC), the Jewish General Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital and the Douglas visit the Chisasibi Regional Hospital Center and provide telemedicine services in obstetrics. , surgery, pediatrics, orthopedics, internal medicine, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology and psychiatry.


The 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.



• Member of the Order of Quebec Nurses (O.I.I.Q.);
• DEC in Nursing;
• Minimum of two years’ experience in different sectors of a hospital;
• Fluent in English;
• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
• Take initiative and be autonomous;
• Show interest and empathy towards others;
• Ability to adapt to change and to a new environment;
• Show interest and empathy towards others;


• Hourly salary: Min. (1) $24.08 to max. (18) $39.00
• Disparity premium between $8 484/year and $13 573/year, depending on community and family status
• Retention bonus between $5,000/year and $11,750/year, based on years of service in the North
• Cargo premium from $24,08/week;
• Accommodation provided: Furnished, heat and electricity included (for family or non-family status)
• Moving and storage expenses at the employer’s expense
• Three (3) to four (4) annual sorties depending on family status
• 4 weeks of vacation and up to 17 weeks of day off per year
• Group insurance plan
• Fixed contribution pension plan (GPERP)

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


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

11/27/2020 - 08/15/2021
Posting number
Who can apply

Other ways to apply

Please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay



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. 

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