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Community Health Registered Nurse I

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Saint Anthony, NL
Company Benefits
Flexible Work
Wellness Programs
Posted 7 days ago

Job Description

Community Health Registered Nurse I / Ambulatory Care
Temporary Full-Time
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
(PCN 55256RP1)

About the Role

Reporting to the Regional Manager of Community Supports and Community Nursing. The position assists with daily walk-ins, ambulatory care, home care nursing and Oncology where required. The incumbent must be committed to monitor safety and partner with 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;
" Cancer Care Chemotherapy Certification required or willingness to obtain within a timeframe identified by the employer
" 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 an ambulatory based environment with limited supervision; work collaboratively with team members and community;
" 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: (Included but not limited to)
" Works with individuals and colleagues in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating client focused ambulatory care wellness programs;
" Provide Breastfeeding support;
" 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;
" Monitoring 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;
" Liaising with and completing referrals when required;
" Assists with palliative care program;
" Short Term Acute program;
" Participates in research, committees, program related activities and policy development as 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;
" Assists in the orientation of new personnel and acts as a preceptor for students in , ambulatory care and Oncology;
" Provide coverage for Oncology when required;
" Provide coverage for Community Health Nurses and Ambulatory Care nurses regionally when required;
" May be required to work alone;
" Maybe required to do relief;
" Travel is required;
" Other related duties as required.


" NS-30 of the RNUNL Salary Scales, $40.36 to $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
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2024000507N, to:
Human Resources Department
NLHS-Labrador-Grenfell Zone
St. Anthony, NL A0K 4S0
Tel: 709-454-0347
Apply online at

Posting Date: July 5, 2024
Closing Date: July 14, 2024


"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: 2024000507
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About NL Health Services

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.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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