Permanent Part Time

North Vancouver - Tsleil-Waututh Nation Health Clinic

Health & Wellness

Job Summary:

Working within the context of the client-centered, family focused vision and goals of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Home and Community Care Program, the FNIH Home and Community Care Program and in accordance with CRNBC Standards of Practice, the Home Care Nurse combines her/his health sciences knowledge with assessment, supervisory and clinical nursing skills to effectively assess and coordinate client care for the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Home and Continuing Care Program.  The Home Care Nurse provides direction, guidance and supervision of the Home Support Workers and other health staff as needed.


  • Member in good standing of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
  • Bachelor degree in nursing from a Canadian University or recognized equivalent
  • Experience in public health or community-based setting
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and own vehicle
  • Complete Criminal Record Check

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the planning, development and evaluation of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Home and Community Care Program
  • Coordinate home care services in such a way to meet the home care service needs of the clients while encouraging independence, family and community support
  • Identifies community members requiring home care support
  • Completes a structured client assessment that includes ongoing re-assessment and determines client need and service allocation
  • Develops a client centered care plan
  • Implement the care plan to provide in-home personal care/home management services in collaboration with the Home support Workers and other health staff as needed
  • Provides mentoring, direction, guidance, support and supervision for Tsleil-Waututh Nation Home Support Workers
  • Provides in-home direct nursing care as required
  • Documents the assessments, care plans and service delivery on the clients personal Home Care Health Record
  • Computes and submits service delivery data and  reports as required by FNIH Home and Community Care Program
  • Adheres to infection-control guidelines
  • Maintains client confidentiality and ensures that all records are stored securely
  • Provides clients and family caregivers with health information as required through demonstrations and informal teaching sessions
  • Assess the need for capacity building and conducts in-service training sessions for the Home Support Workers and other members of the health team as appropriate
  • Participates in case management and family conferences as appropriate
  • Maintains nursing skills through attendance at workshops, conferences, in-service and staff meeting, in addition to reading current literature and Best Practice Guidelines
  • Ensures that clients admitted to the Home and Community Care Program have access to medical supplies and equipment
  • Maintains professional support and consultation to ensure the program is delivered in a safe effective manner
  • Establishes internal and external linkages with other professionals and community resources (i.e. via referrals)


  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of people and circumstances
  • Ability to teach and facilitate learning
  • Ability to guide and supervise Home Support Workers and the ability to establish realistic performance expectations
  • Self-directed with demonstrated organizational skills
  • Tolerance and sensitivity to the needs of every individual and their right to be treated with respect and fairness
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and confidentiality


  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nations communities, health and social issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of the population health approach and the social determinants of health
  • Knowledge of strategies for health promotion, disease and injury prevention, determinants of health and illness, and health protection.
  • Knowledge of local community resources and agencies.

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Home Care Nurse

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