TB Nurse

By July 25, 2018 August 31st, 2018 Uncategorized

The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) has the following employment opportunity:

  • POSITION:                    Tuberculosis (TB) Nurse – Full-time

Under the supervision of the TB Advisor, the TB Nurse will assist First Nations in the planning and implementation of community based TB programs and will provide education and training that will assist in achieving the objectives of the Saskatchewan First Nation TB Program. The overall objective of work is to reduce the incidence of TB and to develop strategies that will contribute to that reduction. The incumbent will provide support by maintaining regular contact with the TB Program Workers and Community Health Nurses for the community- based Direct Observed Therapy Program, including conducting and organizing contact tracing and consultations on tuberculin skin testing, sputum collection, x-rays and post trace follow-up; develop, implement and the evaluation of the orientation program for community personnel. The focus of the TB Nurse will be on contact tracing and community awareness initiatives.

This position works on a modified work schedule working 7 days on and 7 days off. The work will be done in different northern first nations and require a minimum of 5 day stays in the community.

This is an excellent opportunity for new graduates as training will be provided to the incumbent on TB skills.

CLOSING DATE: Friday August 24, 2018

For more information on this opportunity please see the following link: https://nitha.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=7

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