Registered Nurse/Clinic Lead

Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre is hiring a Registered Nurse/Clinic Lead! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

The Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre is a community based, Indigenous controlled, Primary Care service that combines western curative care with traditional Ojibway healing philosophies and practices. The Access Centre provides clinical, social, health promotion and preventive services, as well as, access to traditional Ojibway healers.

The Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre, located in the heart of the Fort Frances Tribal Area and the Rainy River District, is the result of a unique partnership between area First Nations, the United Native Friendship Centre and the Sunset Country Metis.

Employer Name: Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre
City: Fort Frances
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9A 3M9
Application Deadline: June 11th, 2022
Phone: 2743131
Hours of Work: Full Time
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Summary of Position

Reporting to the Clinic Programs Manager, the Registered Nurse/Clinic Lead will provide direct nursing care, deliver health education programs and assist physician and nurse practitioners with medical procedures. To act as a lead in the daily nursing operations provided in the clinic. Participates in planning, developing, implementing, interpreting, and monitoring program operations, policies, and procedures. This is a full time, permanent position.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

Completion of a university, college or other approved registered nursing program;

  • Current Ontario RN License
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Phlebotomy certification required
  • 2-3 years clinic/hospital recent nursing required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Knowledge of nursing techniques and procedures;
  • Ability to provide patient care; and to prepare and maintain records;
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment within Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre.





  • Experience and understanding of local Indigenous communities and culture within the Rainy River district an asset
  • Ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
  • First Nations, Inuit or Metis candidates are encouraged to apply. Please self-identify.


Additional information

As a part of our team, you will be eligible for

  • 100% employer paid health care benefits,
  • become a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Six (6) paid Personal Leave Days a year (after 6 months employment) as well an additional 3 paid stat holidays,
  • 3 weeks (starting) paid vacation subject to increase quickly over tenure,
  • invited to actively participate in Cultural and traditional teachings and knowledge.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

A complete Job Description is available by contacting Cheryl McEvoy, Human Resources/Office Manager at 274-3131.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume, covering letter, 3 work related references (one must be from a current or most recent supervisor) and written authorization to contact references.


Attention: Personnel Committee

Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre

RMB 2004, RR #2

Fort Frances, ON

P9A 3M9


We thank all candidates in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Gizhewaadiziwin is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or interviewing, please advise if you require accommodation

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