Job Opportunity


Home Care Nurse - Term Position

The Haida Health Centre is seeking a self-motivated individual to work as a Home Care Nurse in Old Massett.  This is a one-year term position, with a possible extension to two years. The successful applicant will have supervisory experience and will work well as a member of a team.

Purpose of Position:

Working within the context of the client-centered, family-focused vision and goals of the OMVC Home and Community Care Program, the FNIHB Home and Community Care Program and in accordance with CRNBC Standards of Practice, the Home Care Nurse combines health sciences knowledge with assessment, supervisory and clinical nursing skills to effectively assess and coordinate client care for the OMVC Home and Continuing Care Program.  The Home Care Nurse provides supervision of the Home Support Workers.


•      Member in good standing of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)  

•      Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited University

•      Experience in a public health or community-based setting

•      Satisfactory Criminal Record Check according to the Criminal Record Review Act, Ministry of Public Safety and the Solicitor General

•      Advanced Foot Care Certification

•      Computer skills to effectively use spreadsheet and word processing programs (Excel and Word)

•      Valid Class 5 Driver’s license and own vehicle

•      Valid Level C First Aid and CPR Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•      Knowledge and understanding of traditional Haida culture and values and First Nations’ health and social issues

•      Knowledge and understanding of the population health approach and the social determinants of health

•      Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of people and circumstances

•      Excellent assessment skills

•      Self-directed with the ability to work independently

•      Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team

•      Ability to guide and supervise Home Support Workers and the ability to establish realistic performance expectations

•      Strong organizational skills

•      Tolerance and sensitivity to the needs of every individual and their right to be treated with respect and fairness

To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Monica Brown, Health Director c/o Eve Hansen

Haida Health Centre, 347 Eagle Avenue, Old Massett
PO Box 176, Masset, Haida Gwaii, V0T 1M0
or by email by 4:00 p.m. on August 1 2018