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Registered Practical Nurse

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region


 Position:                Registered Practical Nurse

Site:                        Attawapiskat General Hospital

Division:                Patient Care
Reports to:           Director of Patient Care

Status:                   Part Time

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

Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Extensive knowledge in nursing role and enhances scope

Strong knowledge of practice and regulations

 Key Responsibilities:

Provide professional nursing care to clients

Plan, carry out, and evaluate nursing care

Maintain and enhance knowledge of practice and regulations

Exercise judgement in meeting patient needs


Diploma from approved Practical Nurse program with medication certificate

Current registration and in good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario

Mandatory certification in CPR Reliable and cooperative, effective interpersonal relationships

Ability to communicate in the local native Cree language is an asset


Defined contribution pension plan (HOPP)

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation

Free housing

Being part of a strong and cohesive multidisciplinary team

Northern allowance, retention and travel benefits


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 #2023-020 by Wednesday, February 1st 2023 at 12:00 noon to:

                                                                    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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