Community Health Registered Nurse I
Baie Verte Peninsula Health Center
Baie Verte, NL
A Community Health Registered Nurse I combines knowledge from primary health care (including the determinants of health), nursing science, and social sciences in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care and the coordination of continuing care services in the above area. The Community Health Registered Nurse I focuses on prevention, health restoration, maintenance or palliation in the delivery of care/coordination of service to clients, designated care givers or families. The Community Health Registered Nurse I will ensure person and family centered care that wraps available resources around the individual wherever the individual resides. The Community Health Registered Nurse I will establish a preventative, integrated, person and family centered approach driven by individualized assessment of needs and individual choice to promote aging in place. Work is performed in accordance with the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice and within the policies and procedures of the Central Regional Health Authority. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
  • Graduation from an approved/recognized post-secondary Nursing Education program with an undergraduate degree in Nursing or Registered Nurse with an approved Diploma in Community Health Nursing.
  • Current registration with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Three (3) years clinical experience.
  • One (1) year experience within the last three (3) years providing and coordinating community health nursing service.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current Health Assessment certification or willingness to complete the next available course.
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and problem solving skills, as well as, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and with others in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative.
  • Willing to work a flexible work schedule.
  • A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class IV Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
  • A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
  • A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Demonstrated skill in using health care based computer systems (CRMS, Meditech).
  • CNA certification in Community Health Nursing.
Hours of work: Call as needed (Shift work and a flexible work schedule may be required)
Salary: NS -30 ($34.35-$42.65)
Competition number: 2018000827-HCS
Competition closing date: Open until filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.