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First Nations & Inuit Health

Employment Opportunities

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN)?

Enhance your nursing skills and knowledge while improving the health of Canadians.


Sena Memorial Nursing Station
Round Lake, Ontario

Health Canada offers diverse employment opportunities in primary care, community health, public health, policy, research, management, and occupational health. The majority of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) employed by Health Canada work in rural and remote First Nations communities across Canada providing primary health care services.

In rural areas, these nurses work in health centres offering public health programs and community health services. In remote locations, nurses live and work in First Nations communities, providing primary health care, including treatment and emergency services.

Enjoy autonomous, varied work providing primary health care while immersed in the diverse cultures of Canada's First Nations people. For more information about nursing positions at Health Canada, please visit Next link will take you to another Web site Careers in the federal Public Service, and search the key word "nurse" by province!

Round Lake, Ontario

I have worked and lived in First Nations communities in Saskatchewan, Labrador and Ontario for 17 years. The wide range of skills needed in Community Health Nursing asks for your best. I gained great pleasure and intellectual stimulation when living within Cree and Dene cultures.

- David Mahoney, RN, BScN, Diploma in Outpost and Community Health Nursing