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Registered Nurse

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region


Position:                     Registered Nurse

Site:                            Attawapiskat General Hospital

Division:                     Patient Care
Reports to:                Director of Patient Care

Status:                        Permanent Full-Time

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experience candidate to fill the key role of Registered Nurse

The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Constance Lake. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

Experienced registered nurse with 2 years’ experience.

Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, while supporting each member in their roles

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Deep knowledge of nursing role and enhanced scope

Ability to develop strategic partnerships with colleagues to enhance patient care services

 Key Responsibilities:

Provide professional nursing care to clients

Plan, carry out, and evaluate nursing care

Cooperate in the administration of preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic care

Exercise judgement in meeting patient needs


Diploma in Nursing required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Preferred

Registered with College of Nurses of Ontario and in good standing

Certification in BLS and ACLS

Certification PALS, AED, NRP, TNCC and IV therapy is an asset

Certification in Added Nursing Skills or willingness to obtain within a prescribed period required


Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP)

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation

Being part of a strong and cohesive multidisciplinary team

Travel, Northern allowance benefits, Relocation allowance, and Free housing

 How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2023-018 by Wednesday, February 1st 2023 by 12:00noonto:

                                                                                    Human Resources

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

Resumes can be emailed to or faxed to 705-658-4917

For more information contact the HR team by email above

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted 

Internal applicants who meet the qualification and experience requirements and are in good standing with the organization’s attendance management policy are strongly encouraged to apply

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada

 Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Job Expires: 2023-02-01

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 7056584544
Fax: 705-658-4917

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