Clinical Lead - Registered Nurse

Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
ARS 720.000 - 1.200.000
Descripción del empleo

The Clinical Lead – Registered Nurse is a knowledgeable and experienced manager with strong interpersonal skills. The Clinical Lead – Registered Nurse will promote a cohesive, effective interdisciplinary Primary Care team, and will support our staff to grow, develop and innovate. The incumbent is responsible for providing clinical oversight to Sagamok Nursing staff, inclusive of health, mental health and addictions and home and community care nurses. The incumbent also directly supervises clinic support staff and the Medical Transportation team. This leader will help us continue to redesign our services to meet our client and community needs with a focus on:

  • Managing the day-to day operations of the clinic
  • Primary Care Program Development, Management, and Integration
  • Infection Prevention & Control and Occupational Health & Safety
  • Team leadership and development
  • Community and partner relations

This position works within all pertinent federal and provincial legislation, regulations, and guidelines as well as under the Sagamok Anishnawbek Financial Administration Law as applicable.


The Clinical Lead – Registered Nurse shall possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) required; Master’s degree in a relevant field an asset.
  • Must have current registration and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario with LAP coverage.
  • Minimum of five years management experience including clinical management experience in a community-based setting.
  • Experience working in a family practice, community, or primary health care setting.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and guidelines that govern primary care practice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical professional values, ethics, and standards of practice
  • Strong knowledge of primary health care and understanding of the Aboriginal Health Access Centre model of health and well-being.
  • Knowledge of concepts of health promotion, harm reduction and chronic disease prevention and management.
  • Knowledge related to quality improvement, program development and evaluation strategies.
  • Ability to model client centered care and with a health equity lens.
  • Respects and value of Western and Traditional healing practices.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the impact of the social determinants of health on people’s health and well-being.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, planning and time management abilities.
  • Excellent and demonstrated management and supervisory skills – motivating, coaching. mentoring, leading, and integrating diverse teams
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively within a diverse interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed, exercises initiative and sound judgement.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and meet conflicting demands –including providing support and direction to staff
    Ability to be an effective change agent.
  • Effective critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, leadership, organizational, conflict resolution and change management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office suite and experience with electronic health records
  • Certified CPR/First Aid certificate
  • Clear CPIC for vulnerable sector
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends

Duties and Responsibilities

The Clinical Lead – Registered Nurse shall, in every aspect of their position:

  • Promote the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nations Vision and Mission Statements.
  • Maintain the level of professionalism expected by the Sagamok Anishnawbek as outlined through the Policies and Procedures manual.
  • Uphold the ethics of their positions, and Sagamok Anishnawbek’s values and principles.

In addition, the Clinical Lead – Registered Nurse shall aspire to complete the following duties to the best of their abilities and as required by their position:

Program Specific

  • Organize, establish and implement procedures to meet Health departmental objectives.
  • Participate in the development of the Health/Clinical Departments five-year Community Health Plan (CHP).
  • Develop an annual work-plan that meets the goals and and objectives of the five-year CHP.
  • Organize and direct the completion and follow up of program evaluations, as required.
  • Participate in the development and/or review of Health/Clinical department policies and procedures.
  • Provide prompt follow up action in response to community concerns or recommendations as they relate to the program delivery of Health/Clinical services.
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings.
  • Organize and coordinate quarterly Health/Clinical team meetings with Health Professionals
  • Ensure that case conferencing occurs, as required.

Human Resources

  • Participate in regular supervision of Sagamok Health/Clinical staff and coordinate annual performance evaluations with Sagamok Health/Clinical staff.
  • Provide training opportunities and/or in-services for employees that directly relate to their current position, as requested.
  • Advise workable solutions and attempt to resolve and build consensus when disputes between employees arise.
  • In cooperation with the Human Resources, provide input and feedback on het annual performance evaluation of Health/Clinical Staff
  • Provide input and feedback into the revision or development of new job descriptions that directly affect Sagamok Health/Clinical personnel.
  • Delegate assignments, give direction on matters relating to increasing the effectiveness of Health/Clinical services and provide a range of supervisory activities to personnel within the Sagamok Clinic.
  • Provide clinical oversight and act as resource to Sagamok nurses in the Health/Clinical team, as well as to the nurses in the Mental Health and Addictions team, Education, and Home and Community Care teams.

Direct Client Care

  • Respond to clients’ request for medical attention through assessment, planning and implementation within the nursing scope of practice.
  • Respond to clients’ request for medical attention by professionally and efficiently referring to other health professionals when issues are outside of the nursing scope of practice.
  • Work in collaboration with regional services/visiting health professionals to ensure services are carried out in an efficient manner that best meets the needs of our clients.
  • Assist the Mental Health and Addictions, Education, and Home and Community Care Nurses, as needed.
  • Provide support and nursing coverage to the Mental Health and Addictions, Eucation, and Home and Community Care Nurses in their absence.
  • Respond to client’s request for medical attention through home visits as requested.
  • Assist visiting health professionals during clinic visits and follow up on required orders.
  • Communicate with physicians on a regular basis or address any concerns.
  • Perform all necessary venipuncture routines within the nursing scope of practice.
  • Provide home visits to new mothers, as per the deliverables of funders.

Health Promotion and Prevention

  • Facilitate and coordinate health education to the identified target group within the community.
  • Provide health teaching/in-services to staff regarding health care matters, i.e., medication, management, proper charting, disease management and treatment measures, update on new treatment orders by a ordering provider, etc.
  • Arrange for other in-service opportunities with outside resources.
  • Ensure that all staff are up to date in First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Ensure that all staff are up-to-date and have current immunization records.
  • Assist in organizing and implementing community health workshops to the community, as needed.
  • Participate in the planning and coordinating of the Annual Health Fair (held in August).
  • Plan and organize the Chronic Disease and Cancer Screening Clinics for community members i.e., Diabetes, Blood Pressure, COVID-19 immunization, Breast Screening, Hepatitis C and HIV screening, etc.
  • Collect health information on an ongoing basis and organize a resource file for use in planning future in-service and community teaching.

Medical Transportation

  • Provide oversight and direction to NIHB and Medical Transportation team
  • In collaboration with staff, provides t ransportation resources that match the care requirements of patients in a cost-effective manner
  • Performs regular critical analyses to maximize utilization of transport resources
  • Regularly communicates, educates, and coaches medical travel clerks on all medical travel policies, changes and updates
  • Prepare and submit reports adhering to the timely reporting requirements of Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and the Sagamok Anishnawbek

Administration Function

  • In accordance with the Sagamok Anishnawbek Human Resources Personnel Policy Manual complete and submit all relevant personnel reports to Human Resources.
  • Ensure that monthly statistics are inputted and kept-up-to-date within the EMR (Electronic Medical Records).
  • Participate in regular meetings with internal team members to address items of mutual concern administratively and for the best interest of the clients
  • Organize monthly Health/Clinical team meetings and ensure that information is communicated to personnel on the areas that directly impact the Health/Clinical personnel, programs and services
  • Document and chart in accordance with the College of Nurses’ standards and practices and other related policies
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Community Wellness in the development of work plans and reports for the various funding sources
  • Ensure that all medical supplies and over the counter medications are monitored and ordered as needed
  • Ensure the management of the vaccine program in accordance with the protocols developed by FNIHB and the Public Health Unit
  • Participate in Regional Sub-Committee and/or working groups, as directed by the the Director of Community Wellness
  • Be an active member of Sagamok Anishnawbek Emergency Operations Control Group for emergency preparedness
  • Maintain professional familiarity and awareness of new developments in the Health profession by reading professional journals and upgrading skills as needed
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Interested applicants MUST submit a cover letter, resume, photocopies of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and have three references readily available upon request (preferably 3 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager or 2 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager and one [1] character reference):

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) to:

Attn: Human Resources

Fax: (705) 865-3307

By: Friday May 19, 2023 @ 4:00 p.m.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal people.

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