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Nurse Practitioner & Lead

Job Information
Author eocanada
Date March 10, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services
Salary 94000 - 111000 - Annual
Location Wawa, Ontario
Category Medical / Health
Contact Information
Please apply online at

Use your nursing and leadership experience to provide quality holistic care to local First Nation communities!

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services is a not-for-profit, community-based health service provider. Due to the recent announcement of the expansion of interprofessional primary health care teams, Maamwesying, with the support of the local First Nations, has been asked to co-design the operations of two Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHAC) in Chapleau and Wawa, Ontario. 

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Practitioner Lead to provide health care services to the surrounding First Nation communities.

This full-time role will see you working within the two communities based on the client’s needs. The services delivery initially going to start three days in Chapleau and two days in Wawa, however, this will be guided and directed by the local health leadership and client need. To facilitate travel, a company vehicle will be provided.

Working within an interdisciplinary team, you will provide quality care to clients and their families. Working with a community-centred care model, you will focus on health promotion, chronic disease management, and client education. Taking a holistic and culturally sensitive approach, you will also incorporate emotional, spiritual and mental wellness as part of your assessment and diagnosis.

To qualify for these roles, you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with Extended Class designation and be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses Ontario. Along with previous nursing experience, you will also demonstrate:

  • Experience working with regional or aboriginal services, and health planning committees
  • Proven ability to work within an integrated Primary Health Care team environment
  • The ability to establish quality-based procedures and work with EMS and eConsult
  • A Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate (asset)
  • Additional training or certificates, including Certified Diabetes Educator and/or TEACH (asset)
  • Knowledge of data collection analysis, business intelligence, policy development and program planning
  • A valid driver’s license, safe driving record and ability to submit a vulnerable sector police records check

For the Nurse Practitioner Lead role, you must also demonstrate at least two years of experience in a nursing leadership role.

Knowledge and/or respect for Anishinabek health and traditional health practices is required for success in this role. Exposure to smoke from the burning of sacred medicines such as tobacco, sweet grass, sage or cedar may occur, on occasion.

Upon joining Maamwesying, you will be warmly welcomed into a new team that is committed to improving the wellness of the communities we serve. For your hard work and dedication, you will receive an annual salary of $94,000-$104,000 (Nurse Practitioner) or $104,000-$111,000 (Nurse Practitioner Lead). Our team members also receive access to a wide range of benefits.

For full details and to apply, please visit

Applications MUST be submitted online and close on 20 March, 2017. 

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