Job Summary: Establishes Resident Centered Care Plans; Supervises Nurses on Duty and Health Care Aides (HCA); Assesses and reviews each resident’s treatment plans to ensure accuracy and accountable administration of medications; Ensures current medical and personal care equipment, stock and supplies are provided to Nurses and Health Care Aides to support their work; Leads resident care team consultations and assists with medical team rounds, medication reviews and family/resident care conferences; Assesses the nursing work environment to ensure a safe work environment; Performs administrative and managerial functions for the day to day operation of the Nursing department; and other related nursing duties.

Basic Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with a suitable combination of education and management experience.
  • Health Care Management or a suitable combination of education and experience related to the position, such as experience working as a Charge Nurse/Nurse in Charge in a First Nation community and/or Geriatric nursing.
  • Currently registered in and in good standing with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba, or equivalent if a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, or currently registered and in good standing with the Association of Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Knowledge of the technical/legal boundaries and scope of work of the Registered Nurse; Registered Psychiatric Nurse; Licensed Practical Nursing and Health Care Aide.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and stressful situations including the ability to manage a Nursing Department team therefore must be in excellent physical, mental/emotional and spiritual health.
  • Required to be ‘On Call’ on a bi-weekly rotational basis.
  • Ability to communicate and relate very well verbally and written with physicians, nursing staff, support staff, residents and community; knowledge of cross-cultural awareness/diversity and/or experience in working with first nation peoples; ability to speak the Cree/Ojibway language is an asset.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development and keeping current with long term care developments and practices.
  • An updated Criminal Record and Adult Abuse Registry checks along with 3 references required with resume. One reference must be from previous employer.

Salary is comparable to similar positions in local geographic area and work experience; Salary tax free/exempt for treaty First Nation Employees; Employee benefit package offered; contract may be considered.

Submit Applications and Resumes to:
Human Resource Manager
Daphne Stevenson
OSCN Personal Care Home
Box 366     Koostatak, Mb.       R0C 1S0
Phone: 204-645-2811      Fax: 204-645-2450


*As per the FRCN By-Law 2004-01, Sec. 8.01, the successful candidate will be subject to a pre-screening drug test

We thank all those that apply and only those selected will be contacted for further consideration.


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