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Registered Practical Nurse – IPD

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region

  • Position:                  Registered Practical Nurse – IPD
  • Site:                          Weeneebayko General Hospital
  • Division:                   Patient Care
  • Reports to:              Clinical Manager
  • Status:                      Permanent Full Time

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experienced 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 Peawanuck. 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 (HOOPP)    

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation     

Being part of a strong and cohesive multidisciplinary team

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

#2021-198 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


Job Expires: 2024-07-30

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 7056584917
Moose Factory Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0, Canada

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