Community Health Nurse May 2015

Job Description: 

Under the direction of the Health Administrator, Snuneymuxw First Nation is seeking a Community Health Nurse to join the Health Department. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Coordinating the Communicable Disease Control (CDC) and Maternal-Child Health programs (including pre and post natal care);
  2. Administering immunizations;
  3. Promoting health and injury prevention;
  4. Visiting homes of SFN clients for health care purposes, as required;
  5. Coordinating chronic disease management and care for SFN clients;
  6. Conducting preventive health education and acting as a liaison with other health professionals and community organizations;
  7. Assisting SFN’s Home Care Nurse, as required.


Education and Qualification requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN degree)
  • Communicable Disease Control Certification
  • Prior experience as a Home Care Nurse or a willingness to receive training
  • Current CPR/ AED Level C certification and current immunization certification
  • Valid drivers’ license & own vehicle
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Current Registration with RNABC
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, traditions and practices


Please submit your current resume and cover letter to:

Attention:  Charles Nelson, Health Administrator

Snuneymuxw First Nation

Health Centre

668B Centre Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4Z4

Fax: 250-753-5221


Deadline Date:  June 4th, 2015 at 12:00pm

Interview dates for short listed applicants: June 5th & 6th


  • Applicants of aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply
  • We thank all those who apply but only those short listed will be contacted for an interview
  • Please call the Health Centre at 250-740-2337 if you require further information
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Job Type: 
Employment (Full Time)