This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit in Iqaluit only.
Here is an exciting opportunity to join the Nursing and Health Science division of Nunavut Arctic College.
The Nursing Instructor, Nursing and Health Sciences is responsible for providing university level, college level and general level nursing preparatory education to participants in the Nursing programs. Graduates of the University program will be prepared to write the national nursing licensing examination: Participants who graduate from the Diploma in Practical Nursing program will be fully prepared to write the national Practical Nursing licensing examination. Participants in the Degree and Diploma programs will emerge as safe, competent nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Arctic Nursing Degree or a Diploma in Practical Nursing. Courses are delivered in the institutional classroom and/or laboratory settings and at clinical agency locations throughout Nunavut and in Halifax. This requires collaboration between the Canadian University partner, Nunavut Arctic College, local agencies, and Government of Nunavut Departments, such as Department of Education, and the Department of Health.
The incumbent is responsible for the planning, organization, delivery, and evaluation of University, Diploma and other Health Science courses in the Nursing and Health Science Programs of Nunavut Arctic College. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring learners in the classroom and clinical setting are prepared to provide safe care to clients according to the standards of the Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU). The level of responsibility of this position is high and directly impacts the learners, their patients, and the reputation of the Programs. The incumbent plays a significant role in preparing students for their licensing examination, currently the National Council License Examination (NCLEX-RN) for BScN graduates.
The minimum educational requirement for this position is Hold a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Master’s in Nursing Degree in progress preferred and a commitment to complete within 6 years of hire. Be eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) and obtain registration prior to the start date of employment. Hold current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C Certification prior to the start date of employment. Meet the selection criteria for faculty adjunct appointment with the collaborative Canadian University partner. Have at least two years recent clinical experience. Have experience in instructing adults and knowledge of adult instructional methods.
Fluency in both written & oral Inuktitut, knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list of successful candidates will be created to staff future positions.
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- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
- Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
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- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.