2019-044 Registered Practical Nurse – Moose Factory

Site: Weeneebakyo General Hospital – Family Medicine
Division: Patient Care
Reports to: Manager of Specialized Services
Status: Term

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 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 #2019-044 by Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 to:

Human Resources
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
P.O. Box 664
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

  •  Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.ca 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

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.

2019-044 Registered Practical Nurse – Moose Factory