Open until suitable candidate is found.

Full Time, Part Time

Public Health Nurse

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member Nations of: Loon River First Nation – #476, Lubicon Lake Band – #453, Peerless Trout First Nation – #478, Whitefish Lake First Nation – #459 and Woodland Cree First Nation – #474. KTC was formed in 1995 to facilitate joint action by the member Nations on matters of mutual concern.
While there are many similarities between the Five (5) KTC member Nations, each has its own unique character and features. All are surrounded by a warmth and beauty rich with culture and traditions of the Cree people.
The Public Health Nurse will work to the full RN scope of practice to provide pre/post-natal teaching and care. Provide education within the broad scope of Public Health and Primary Care. Involvement in STBBI programs, including testing and treatment. School health and education including sexual health teaching. Provide routine immunizations for all ages. Additional job duties related to Public Health and Primary Care will also be required of this position.


• Provide direct nursing care, health assessment, health planning, injury prevention, supportive counseling, preventative and screening measures, referrals, and evaluation as appropriate to clients and families.
• Provide Public Health services such as but not limited to Immunization for all age groups, influenza program delivery and health promotion initiatives.
• Provide Communicable Disease Control services including but not limited to outbreak management and follow up.
• Provide Maternal/Infant Health services including postpartum support, lactation education, prenatal education and high-risk assessment of mother, babies and families in the home environment.
• Provide Sexual and Reproductive Health services – May be required to provided STI test and treat, Women’s Wellness, contraception support, pregnancy testing and education in schools and communities.
• Assist with COVID-19 swabbing, immunizations as well as case notification and follow-up.
• Receive referrals for clients across their life span with varying health care needs.
• Collaborate and coordinate services with other agencies as required.
• Work independently as required.
• Ability to maintain accurate health records and fulfill reporting requirements.
• Ability to deliver health promotion, prevention, and education programs.
• Effective interaction with clients, families, staff, supervisors and supporting agencies.
• Ensure that all program initiatives reflect the cultural values, traditions, and customs of the Nation.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

• Diploma from an accredited Registered Nurse Program – Baccalaureate degree in nursing is preferred. Other relevant skills and experience relevant to nursing practice in the community sector will be considered.
• Public Health nursing experience including immunization, Healthy Beginnings and Child Health Clinic preferred. Other desirable recent nursing experience includes maternal/postpartum and newborn assessment.
• A minimum of three years of experience in Public Health Nursing is preferred.
• Excellent and effective decision-making skills, oral and written skills, assessment skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, teaching skills and supervisory skills are required.
• Ability to work independently and as a part of a team with other care providers.
• Willing, capable and flexible in working to meet the needs of the health department.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, organizations and communities. Familiarity with the Cree language will be considered an asset.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of indigenous health care concerns and issues.

Education and Qualifications

• Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with CRNA.
• Valid and current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
• Computer literacy – certification and/or training in entry level usage

Additional Requirements

• Possesses valid driver’s license and is able to provide a driver’s abstract.
• Submission of clear current Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check and child intervention check.
• Oath of confidentiality must be signed prior to commencing employment.

Please Submit

SALARY: Negotiable based on education and experience. Retention bonuses and moving allowances available.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to HealthHR@ktcadmin.ca