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Community Health Registered Nurse I

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Gander, NL | Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Posted 17 days ago

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Community Health Registered Nurse I
Temporary Full Time
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
(PCN: 55264RP1)

Reporting to the Regional Manager of Community Supports and Community Health Nursing, the primary purpose of this position is to perform professional Community Health Nursing. The position provides Home and Community Care Nursing care; assists with Palliative Care program, Short Term Acute program, Personal Care Home Program, along with daily walk-ins, Ambulatory Care where required. The incumbent must be committed to monitor safety and partner will all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks, and implementing improvements.


" Graduation from an approved/recognized School of Nursing program is required;
" Current and continuing practicing licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CRNNL) is required.
" CNA certification in Community Health is an asset;
" One year of Community Health Nursing (Home and Community Care) experience is preferred;
" Current CPR;
" A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Driver license and access to a private vehicle is a condition of employment;
" Applicants must also be prepared to demonstrate an ability to be self-directed and exercise independent nursing judgment in a community- based environment with limited supervision; work collaboratively with team members and community;
" Ability to assess Community Health needs; to develop, implement and evaluate Community Health nursing programs; to care for clients in Ambulatory Care;
" Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
" Wound care management course completed or willingness to complete in a time frame identified by the employer;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check;

Duties: (Includes, but not limited to)

" Works with individuals and colleagues in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating client focused community health nursing;
" Delivery of professional nursing services to clients who are discharged from hospital or referred from the community who require nursing care, this would include wound care, veni-puncture, IV therapy, etc.;
" Referrals for home support services to seniors and long-term care placement;
" Monitors care of clients and reassess appropriateness of care plan through case co-ordination process;
" Co-coordinating the training, supervision, certification and re-certification of delegated nursing procedures to home support workers;
" Assists with Ambulatory Care clinics, Palliative Care programs, Short Term Acute program;
" Liaises with and completes referrals when required;
" Maintains accurate electronic and hard copy records and submits reports and statistics as required;
" Maintains continuing education to remain current in the new methods and procedures;
" Monitors and provides support to Personal Care Homes;
" Completes Wound Care Course and supports standardized wound care initiative;
" Participates in research, committees, program related activities and policy development as required;
" Assists in the orientation of new personnel and acts as a preceptor for students in Community Health, ambulatory care;
" Assists and supports the continuing care programs as required including the palliative care program;
" Works to full scope of practice for Community Health Nursing, Personal Care homes and Ambulatory Care;
" May be required to do relief;
" May be required to work alone;
" Travel may be required;
" Other related duties as required


" NS - 30 of the RNUNL Salary Scales, $40.36 - $50.24 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance;

Hours of Work:
" 75 hours bi-weekly Variable Shifts;
" Flexible hours of work as per collective agreement plus standby coverage to accommodate Community Health & Home Care Nursing programs;

NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000597N

"If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Labrador Grenfell Zone RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit."

Competition Number: 2023000597
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About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

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