• Contract
  • Full Time
  • Ohsweken, ON
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NURSE EDUCATOR 016-22-2

CHILD AND YOUTH HEALTH, HEALTH SERVICES

Contract

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, January 19, 2022, for the Nurse Educator with Child and Youth Health, Health Services Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

 

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Nurse Educator reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Team Manager for Child & Youth Health.

To deliver a School/Community Health Service based on identified needs for Six Nations of the Grand River school children and community members which includes the following components: designing, developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating various programs/components of this service.

Type Contract
Closing Date  January 19, 2022
Hours of Work  35 hours weekly
Wage TBD

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing.
  • Must possess a current license issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario and is a member in good standing of Ontario Association of Registered Nurses
  • Must be willing to undergo a police check and sign an Oath of Confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of theories of assessment methods and practices; childhood development stages; classroom management techniques; nutrition; evaluation techniques and human resource management e.g., substance abuse, death and dying, family dynamics, parenting skills, crisis intervention, special needs in children
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Computer skills required are Microsoft Office – MS Word & Excel, Internal use of Outlook and Electronic Medical Records.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at StaffHR@sixnations.ca.

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

 

Nurse Educator – Contract – 016-22-2

c/o Reception Desk

Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)

P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court

Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

POSITION DESCRIPTION – HEALTH SERVICES

POSITION TITLE:  Nurse Educator

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Team Manager for Child & Youth Health.

PURPOSE & SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

To deliver a School/Community Health Service based on identified needs for Six Nations of the Grand River school children and community members which includes the following components: designing, developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating various programs/components of this service.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Technical Functions:
  • Ongoing designing, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the various programs delivered by the School/Community Health Service which include:
  • Administer general first aid at school sport events
  • Develop and provide In School Health education (Junior Kindergarten – Grade Eight according to Ontario Health Curriculum).
  • Supporting school staff and education on epipens, asthma, etc
  • Promotes healthy lifestyles (Nutrition, Hygiene, Dental, Sexual, Mental, Social) in conjunction with various community services and provides disease prevention information.
  • Evaluates findings for deficits in audio screening and follow-up with referral;
  • Participates in various school programs: e.g., Jump Rope For Heart, Injury Prevention
  1. Communications Functions:
  • Coordinate presentations with various agencies and professionals on pertinent health care topics for students as required.
  • Preparation of internal/external documentation used internally such as updates, memos, and correspondence.
  • Serves on committees as directed by Program Manager.
  • Participating in planning and decision-making activities which contribute to effective utilizations of resources and the improvement of delivered services and the development of best practices; and
  • Participating in research activities as assigned by the Director of Health Services.
  • Wears a Six Nations Elected Council identification badge.
  1. Administrative Functions:
  • Submits monthly reporting of stats and yearly reports to the Program Manager.
  • Completion and submission of: leave forms, travel forms, performance appraisals and work plans in accordance with Six Nations Elected Council policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents electronically and /or hardcopy.
  • Perform work functions in accordance with the following Policy and Procedures: Six Nations Elected Council, Six Nations Health Services and School Nurse Program.
  • Attend meetings as required: staff meetings, committee meetings and community partner meetings.
  • Attend training/workshops as required.
  • Accountable for his/her actions and practices according to the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and vocational growth and development; participation in in-service educational programs.
  • Ensures all incidents are appropriately reported.
  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining good standing with Registered Nurse Association of Ontario or the Registered Practical Nurse Association of Ontario.
  • Maintain program equipment and assesses the need for consumable supplies on an annual basis.
  1. Other Functions:
  • Establishes program priorities in respect to community health needs and plans programming appropriately.
  • Provides support to the Six Nations Emergency Measures Plan by ensuring awareness of the Emergency Measures Plan and assistance as instructed by the Director of Health Services
  • Performs other job-related duties as may reasonably be required by the Program Manager and/or the Director of Health Services.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work has a high public profile, extensive public contact and is subject to deadlines.
  • Work is subject to unscheduled hours.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

With the Team Manager for Child & Youth Health

Receives direction, guidance, encouragement; for the efficient administration of all School and Community Health Services within Six Nations according to community needs and priorities.

With Departmental Staff

Liaise, co-operates and provides professional assistance to Health Care Team members as needed for the efficient administration of day-to-day activities of all School and Community Health Services within Six Nations.

With Other Staff

Maintains co-operation, consideration and professionalism with all staff members.

With External Agencies

Represents and promotes Six Nations interests relative to health services. Develops close working relationships with the public.

With the Public

Represents and promotes the Health Services interests of the Six Nations Community; works with a co-operative, positive and proactive manner; provides information and advice in a professional manner.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing.
  • Must possess a current license issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario and is a member in good standing of Ontario Association of Registered Nurses
  • Must be willing to undergo a police check and sign an Oath of Confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of theories of assessment methods and practices; childhood development stages; classroom management techniques; nutrition; evaluation techniques and human resource management e.g., substance abuse, death and dying, family dynamics, parenting skills, crisis intervention, special needs in children
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Computer skills required are Microsoft Office – MS Word & Excel, Internal use of Outlook and Electronic Medical Records.

Other Related Skills:

  • Teaching experience or group facilitation is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of the Six Nations Community and highly sensitive to Hodi:noshoni: & Rotinonhsion:ni culture and history an asset.
  • Ability to work with tact and discretion; high level public relation skills are required in dealing with the community.

IMPACT OF ERROR:

Errors in judgement and in the conduct of duties could lead to loss of credibility, poor public relation, confusion, duplication of effort and misinformation being given to the Director of Health Services, Human Services Committee, Six Nations Elected Council, Government Agencies and the public.

CONTROL:

Guiding principles set by Health Services Department and Six Nations Elected Council. Works within the administrative policies and procedures established by the Six Nations Elected Council for the Health Services Department and other legislation provided by the respective governments.

Interested applicants: Please be sure to include SNGREC’s Employment Application Form with your submission