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General Duty Nurse *AMENDMENT to closing date*

Reference number: DIS22J-022164-000376
Selection process number: 23-DIS-MB-EA-569689
Indigenous Services Canada
Norway House (Manitoba)
$80,948 to $90,490

For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous Services Canada

Closing date: 31 December 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Update: Amendment to closing date: 31 December 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Norway House Hospital serves the immediate area of Norway House, a community, 288 air miles north of Winnipeg, with a population of approximately 6,000 residents, including residents of the Norway House Cree Nation (NHCN) and the affiliated Norway House Northern community. The location is picturesque, on a peninsula at the headwaters of the Nelson River, on the edge of the Canadian Shield. Access by air or road connections through the provincial highway system.

Candidates are advised that there is limited housing in this location.

By joining our team, you will have opportunity to provide direct support to health services and community based programming. You will build and support strong working relationships with First Nations and Inuit communities, families, and individuals, with a focus on improving health outcomes and reducing health risks.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate with concrete examples, IN THE PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS, how they meet the education and experience factors listed in the essential qualifications. Only screening questionnaire will be used during pre-screening process. We may use resumes as a secondary source to validate the answers to the pre-screening questions. Candidates who fail to provide sufficient information will be eliminated from further consideration.

Work environment

Please be advised this process will be used to staff positions in the new department of Indigenous Services Canada. The creation of Indigenous Services Canada is an important development in our renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples. These structural changes will allow our government to work more effectively with Indigenous partners to provide services that improve people’s day-to-day quality of life. The candidates are encouraged to visit the website https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenousservicescanada.html for more information on various programs and services

Intent of the process

This inventory will immediately be used to staff six (6) full-time vacancies.

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar positions at this group and level with various language requirements (English Essential or Bilingual Imperative), various security requirements, various conditions of employment as well as various tenures (acting, assignment/secondment, deployment, term and/or indeterminate) within Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

• Diploma in Nursing from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Degree equivalency

Occupational Certification:
• Current registration as a registered nurse in the province of employment and a member in good standing in that province.

• Experience in provision of nursing care.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Asset Qualifications:
• Experience working effectively with First Nations, Inuit, or Metis people or Indigenous organizations.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Knowledge of established practices and procedures of nursing.
• Knowledge of Health Issues of First Nation Communities.

• Ability to plan the provision of nursing service.
• Ability to instruct patients and their families in health and rehabilitative practices.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally.
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Personal Suitability:
• Effective interpersonal relationships
• Dependability
• Judgement
• Respectful of Diversity

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Organizational Needs:
Indigenous Services Canada, First Nations and Inuit Heath Branch is committed to ensuring a fair and equitable representation and distribution of women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities reflective of their representation in the Canadian workforce.

Operational Requirements:
• May be an occasional requirement to work overtime

Conditions of employment

• Reliability Status
• Medical clearance
• Maintain current and ongoing certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation-basic life support (CPR) or advanced cardiac life support (ACLS).
• Regular requirement for shift work, an occasional requirement to work overtime and the requirement to escort patients in the ambulance to Winnipeg facilities.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

All communication throughout the entire staffing process, including email correspondence may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

We will communicate with applicants by e-mail. It is your responsibility to verify your e-mails regularly to ensure that you do not miss out on any opportunities. Failure to respond in the prescribed timeframe will result in your application not being referred to the hiring manager. The applicant shall ensure that the e-mail address provided is valid and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

Candidates invited to the assessment stage will be required to provide ORIGINAL proof of their education credentials, i.e., their degree or official transcript. Failure to do so may result in you not being considered further in the selection process.

Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at https://www.cicic.ca/.

In order to manage the number of applications in the selection process, management may use random selection and/or top-down consideration of scores at various steps in the process, to determine the number of candidates who will be further considered in the process.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Central Human Resources Service Centre
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