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Opaskwayak Health Authority
Beatrice Wilson Health Centre
Community Health Nurse 4 (Term)


Opaskwayak Health Authority is seeking a qualified individual to fulfill the role of Community Health Nurse 4 (Term).

Job Summary

Reporting to the Community Health Services Manager, Community Health Nurse 4 (CHN 4) is responsible for promoting, protecting & preserving the health of OCN community members through services directed to individuals, families, or groups across the life span in a continuous rather than episodic process.  CHN 4 applies appropriate strategies to prevent injuries, chronic & communicable diseases; address environmental issues; supports reproductive / sexual health, health of postpartum women, infants & families; respects diversity, self-determination, empowerment & community participation.  
Key areas of responsibility include: program planning; documentation, reporting & analysis; nursing services; community liaison; Maternal Child Health program staffing & supervision.  
Other areas of responsibility include: providing education room relief / support; preparing work plans & budgets; patient charting.

Position Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate Degree – Nursing 
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License 
  • Active CRNM registration
  • 2 years of experience in Public Health Nursing or related field in nursing with emphasis on health protection, illness prevention, health promotion & community development 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Satisfactory employment record including attendance at work 

Closing Date: Open until filled

Applications Must Include:

  • A cover letter that clearly indicates how you meet the position requirements 
  • Resume
  • Copy of credentials (licenses, training, education)
  • Three professional letters of reference (colleague, supervisor or manager) – or –  contact information for same (include position / title, current place of employment, phone number & email 
  • Criminal record check & child abuse registry checks (or proof of application)
  • Personal contact information (phone & email)

Your application will not proceed to interview without the above information.  To obtain a complete job description, for additional information or to apply for this position please contact or submit your application to:  

Carol A. Buchberger, Human Resource Manager
Opaskwayak Health Authority
Box 10280, 245 Waller Road, Opaskwayak, MB R0B 2J0
Email:  carol.buchberger@ocnhealth.com
Please mark all correspondence “CONFIDENTIAL
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.