Nursing Manager

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is hiring a Nursing Manager! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Reporting to the Director of Nursing the Nursing Manager shall, in conjunction with staff, deliver culturally safe, nursing and case management to the member First Nation communities. The Nursing Manager will provide coverage for the Director of Nursing. The Nursing Manager will also provide coverage for community nurses as needed, provide orientation and training for new nurse hires in the areas of Public Health, Home Care and Primary Care services in the KCA member communities. The Nurse will work in partnership with other members of the health care team to provide holistic care to the entire community population. The RN will provide assessments, screening, healthy lifestyle support, education and chronic disease management, home care, immunization and communicable disease
programming with an ultimate goal of improving health outcomes and facilitating access to services.

Employer Name: Kenora Chiefs Advisory
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X4
Application Deadline: May 30th, 2022
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

1. Liaison with other Health Care Providers and Organizations

  • Consult with Clients Primary Care physician /visiting Physicians and Nurse Practitioners on an ongoing basis
  • Work closely with other Health Care Providers in the community
  • Provide referrals to various community programs and supports
  • Provide referrals to outside agencies and supports as needed.
  • Act as a Patient advocate when needed.

2. Scheduling and day to day operations

  • Responsible for day-to-day scheduling of nurses
  • Responsible for monitoring time off and approving staff requests for time off
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Manage other tasks as deemed necessary by the Director of Nursing involving nursing practice and program planning
  • Communicate nursing schedules to staff, other organizations and communities.
  • Attend meetings as instructed by the Director of Nursing
  • Provide Coverage as needed for the Director of Nursing
  • Provide coverage for nursing staff as needed

3. Health Assessments

  • Perform a comprehensive and focused health assessment that includes health history, health status, risks and considers the psychosocial, emotional, cultural and spiritual dimensions of the client.
  • Understand social determinants of Health
  • Develop care plans
  • Assess the needs for advanced care and medical directives
  • Complete and document a thorough medication assessment
  • Complete scheduling for visiting Physicians and Nurse Practitioners based on assessment data
  • Review laboratory and diagnostic reports for clients and flag potential concerns for visiting physician and Nurse Practitioners
  • Provide telephone and in-person triage

4. Health Management and Therapeutic Interventions

  • Provide care for clients with a wide range of health issues
  • Initiate and/or contribute to development of a care plan
  • Encourage independence and self-care
  • Assist and supports clients with planning, testing, transportation and in-home care
  • Provide Home Care under the First nation and Inuit Home & Community Care Program guidelines
  • Initiate consultations with other services and health care providers
  • Provide follow up care and consultation for clients
  • Coordinate services and care with the client
  • Provide interventions as per medical directives or medical orders, such as; wound care, staple/suture removal, injections, ear syringing, assisting with procedures, specimen collection, (subject to provincial college of nurse’s standards of practice, and education)
  • Help resolve client concerns
  • Manage patient clinics and flow
  • Obtain immunization certification with ISC and Provide Immunizations
  • Perform Contact tracing and provide reports as per ISC for Communicable diseases

5. Health Education

  • Assess health education requirements and readiness of the client, including current knowledge, literacy levels, social supports, learning preferences and other factors that
    may affect education
  • Acquire, develop and evaluate teaching materials and tools
  • Provide education related to healthy living, injury prevention, illness, communicable disease, chronic disease, care and treatments
  • Identify health trends and research that may affect clients
  • Search out educational opportunities for nursing staff and provide training

6. Health Promotion and Prevention of Illness

  • Screening and monitoring to prevent the onset of health issues and/or minimize complications
  • Provide healthy lifestyle education and support
  • Provide health education regarding health promotion and prevention

7. Program Evaluation and Reporting

  • Collect and compile data for reporting requirements; explore avenues to streamline reporting and ensure effective collection of necessary health indicators in alignment with the KCA member communities, KCA and both federal and provincial governments.
  • Enter information into the Community Based reporting template, E-SDRT and E-HRTT and any other reporting requirements for programs
  • Participate in problem solving issues related to program design, delivery, evaluation and client related issues, monitor performance of the program through appropriate audits (policies and procedures and medical directives) and review of operational statistics
  • In consultation with KCA member communities’ leadership, conduct needs evaluation, program planning, development of performance and accountability indicators, and compile and report on results
  • Based on observations, assessments, and monitoring of trends and news, conduct needs assessment and organize training to meet staff and program needs and to continually update and revise orientation and training materials
  • Write proposals to access resources (funding or materials) for projects
  • Have a KCA performance appraisal done as per KCA policy
  • Participate in the Accreditation process, both at KCA and at the community level
  • Provide proper documentation as per the College of Nurses Documentation Practice guidelines

8. Program Transformation and Planning

  • Engage with individual KCA member communities’ leadership and health representatives to conduct needs/assets assessments
  • Assists KCA member communities in proposals for equitable services through funding and restructuring to alternate service delivery models
  • Negotiate and assist individual First Nations communities with advocating for agreements with federal, provincial, and regional service delivery partners to enhance
    Community Health Nurse and Primary Care Nurse programming
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Certification as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario with good standing and a member of RNAO with LAP
  • Experience in Public Health Nursing, particularly with communicable disease control and outbreak management
  • Understanding and ability to apply Clinical Practice Guidelines as well as other acts and legislation that govern practice
  • Experience in program planning and evaluation and performance management
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and the social determinants of health specific to First Nations populations
  • Ability to apply a bi-cultural lens to work activities
  • Experience and understanding of Indigenous cultural issues, the geographical realities and social conditions within northern remote Indigenous communities
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience in Primary Health Care and Social determinates of health
  • Effective organizational and critical thinking/ problem solving skills
  • Must maintain ongoing professional education
  • Current CPR/AED with HCP and First aid certification
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Knowledge of the ISC Community Health Nursing Program and ISC Home & Community Care Program.

Personal Attributes

  • Understanding of and ability to maintain client and business confidentiality and familiarity with PHIPA
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Possess cultural and political awareness and sensitivity
  • Flexible
  • Demonstrated sound work ethics
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Highly motivated
  • Energetic and ambitious
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references to:

Human Resource Department
Kenora Chiefs Advisory
P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor
Kenora ON P9N 3X4
Fax: 807-467-2656

✓ Position is open until filled
✓ We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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