Nurse Lead

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 27, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Matawa First Nations
Location Thunder Bay, ON
Category Medical / Health
Client Matawa First Nations
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(Internal / External Posting)

7-Month Contract Position (with potential for extension)

Position: Nurse Lead

Summary: Under the supervision of Matawa Health Co-operative Inc. Planner, the Nurse Lead shall assist in the continued development and implementation of strategies to support the Co-op under the Co- op Planner. The Nurse Lead will be responsible for overseeing the planning, program development, negotiations, implementation, evaluation and professional development of the co-op nursing component. Proposal development and collaboration with other groups on joint initiatives will be expected.

The Nurse Lead will research and help develop a Matawa Health Co-operative nursing initiative. This will include both the initiation of a nursing transfer outline from Health Canada and developing a mobile nursing service with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care from Ontario (MHLTC). This entails researching existing nursing models; conducting community visits for engagement; presenting the different models to community leadership and dissemination to community members collecting feedback and using this feedback for the development of a sustainable model of nursing care collaborating with existing community health based programs.



The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Masters in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse with Extended Class for Remote Nursing;
  • Minimum of 2 years of related nursing and supervisory work experience;
  • Excellent leadership, management, motivation and problem- solving skills;
  • Excellent organization and planning skills;
  • Ability to speak Oji-Cree or Ojibway an asset;
  • Broad knowledge of the services provided Matawa First Nations and member First Nations. They must be familiar with the politics and health related trends in the area and able to translate that familiarity into social action to benefit the local health programs.
  • Good knowledge of the programs, regulations, and procedures of Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, including Non-Insured Health Benefits;
  • Willing and able to travel;
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.


The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license

Personal Attributes

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Must be able to perform work duties with minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to work in a team like setting
  • Must be willing to travel as required
  • Must provide a current Criminal Record Check and tuberculosis skin test
  • Must be a current member in good standing with the Ontario College of Nurses

Please email your cover letter with resume and three employment references to:

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Closing Date: Wednesday July 18, 2018

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