Closing Date: January 31st, 2021
Posted Date: November 18th, 2020


(Full-time Term Position until March 31, 2021 with possibility of extension)
The Woodland Cree First Nation #474 is seeking kind, caring and compassionate nurse to become the COVID Response Coordinator leading the community COVID-19 response. Reporting to the Director of Health, the COVID Response Coordinator is responsible for leading the COVID-19 response efforts for the community of Woodland Cree First Nation by establishing and implementing the operational plan of COVID-19 response, and assist the public health team with COVID-19 response while providing health education to the clients, families and community.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establish and implement an operational plan for the community COVID response.
  • Assist Public Health team with current COVID practices such as screening, testing, contact tracing, and follow-up.
  • Lead the COVID preparation activities
  • Oversees the development of processes, systems and protocols for the various staff and service areas
  • Liaise with Emergency Management team, Health Director, DEM, Nursing staff, and other Public Health teams as required.
  • Ensures appropriate IT supports and equipment are in place for centre operations
  • Ensures appropriate supplies are ordered, monitored and stored appropriately
  • Procuring and managing PPE for the community COVID response
  • Reviews and approves staff schedules
  • Regularly evaluates current processes and makes improvements as required
  • Follow up on any incident reports made by staff
  • On-call when off-site for staff support
  • Contribute to the team by performing other duties as required


  • A nurse with current registration with CARNA. RN or LPN with Valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
  • Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, Diploma/B.SC.N.
  • Current registration with C.A.R.N.A.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in Public Health is preferred. Five years’ experience in acute care may be considered as a minimum.
  • Excellent and effective decision making skills, oral and written skills, assessment skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, teaching skills and supervisory skills are required.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team with other care providers.
  • Willing, capable and flexible in working to meet the needs of the health department.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of aboriginal health care concerns and issues
  • Current Level C Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Standard First Aid HCP Certificates.

Additional Requirements:

  • Possesses valid driver’s license with access to reliable transportation.
  • Submission of clear Police Information Check & Child Intervention Check
  • Oath of Confidentiality must be signed prior to commencing employment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, organizations and communities

Please submit:
A Cover letter indicating salary expectations and containing expressed written permission to contact your references and a Resume including three references via email to:
Woodland Cree First Nation, General Delivery Cadotte Lake, AB T0H 0N0 healthdirector@woodlandhealth.ca
DEADLINE: This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found

Send Resumes To:

Health Director
Woodland Cree First Nation, General Delivery Cadotte Lake, AB T0H 0N0
(780) 629-3803

**We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted**