Nursing Transition Coordinator

Full Time
Sioux Lookout ON
Posted 11 months ago
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The Nursing Transition Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and transition of Nursing Services to First Nations in accordance with the Regional Nursing Strategy. The role of the Nursing Transition Coordinator is to gather community input through an extensive engagement process and oversee the implementation of the Nursing Strategy and Nursing Human Resources Plan to strict deadlines and within budget. As well, the Nursing Transition Coordinator will establish a Negotiations process to facilitate the transition of Nursing Services and support the Chief Operating Officer in negotiations.

The Nursing Transition Coordinator is directly accountable to the Chief Operating Officer.

Who can apply: Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)

Applicants must possess

  • Two (2) years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution;
  • Graduated from an accredited Nursing Program or similar;
  • Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO);
  • Certification in project management is an asset;
  • First Nations Health Managers Association certification is an asset;
  • Knowledge of FNIHB nursing programming and data management systems;
  • Training and/or experience in health planning and evaluation;
  • Understanding of First Nations health systems;
  • Experience working both independently and, in a team-orientated, collaborative environment;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong leadership skills, supervisory skills and facilitating skills;
  • Ability to establish relationships/partnerships with agencies & communities;
  • Must be willing to travel;
  • Ability to communicate in one of the First Nations dialects within the Sioux Lookout Zone is an asset.


  • Support the ongoing implementation of the Nursing Strategy and Nursing Human Resources Plan.
  • Gather community and steering committee feedback on the Nursing Strategy and input into an implementation plan.
  • Develop an implementation plan for the Nursing Strategy.
  • Establish a Negotiations process for the transition of governance over nursing services to First Nations.
  • Support the Chief Operating Officer in negotiations.
  • Develop funding and transition proposals for nursing services.
  • Support Tribal Councils and communities in planning and implementation of nursing programming, including conducting strategic planning sessions and coordinating relevant trainings.
  • Travel to communities to provide ongoing support for the implementation of nursing programming, including site assessments, developing partnerships with external stakeholders, troubleshooting and providing options and direct assistance in all aspects of transitional service delivery models.
  • Support the implementation of data solutions for nursing programming that facilitate improved patient care and performance measurement.
  • Oversee the review and assessment of EMR needs.
  • Develop and monitor budget(s) associated with nursing programming.
  • Develop and maintain SLFNHA policies and procedures relating to nursing.
  • Liaise with key nursing stakeholders, including First Nations Inuit Health Branch, Health Unit(s), Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, HealthForceOntario, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Health Transformation, Chiefs of Ontario, Ontario Nurses Association, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, University of Manitoba, University of Toronto, Lakehead University and Confederation College.
  • Provide leadership through representation on various national and regional committees and working groups to ensure that SLFNHA communities’ needs and interests are represented in the development of policy and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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