Employment - Communicable Disease Prevention and Immunizations Clinic Nurse

Communicable Disease Prevention and Immunizations Clinic Nurse

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Permanent


Reporting to the Director of Health and Counselling, the Clinic Nurse will work with the collaborative healthcare team to provide healthcare to the campus community.
  • Using a population health approach, provide individualized health care and health promotion.
  • Assist with navigation of the health care and health insurance systems both public and private.
  • Provide vaccinations as required.
  • Report statistics and evaluations of care plans directly to the director of health and counselling in a timely manner.
  • Make referrals to outside agencies as necessary.
  • As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the registered nurse may be required to provide other nursing duties as required and should be flexible.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited nursing education program.
  • Registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
  • Police and vulnerable person’s safety check.
  • Minimum of five years of recent nursing care experience.
  • Good public speaking, presentation, and health education skills.
  • Ability to work with clients of various ages, socio economic status, ethnic backgrounds, and sexual orientations using a supportive non-judgmental approach.
  • Knowledge of STI education, and treatment an asset.
  • Comfortable discussing pregnancy termination and contraception.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with clients in stressful situations. Proven critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Physically able to perform all assigned tasks.
  • Ability to handle periods of intense activity.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, priority-setting and time management skills.
  • Ability to be self-directed and able to exercise independent nursing judgement in a clinical situation.
  • Proven experience in dealing efficiently, professionally, and collaboratively with various professionals.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence with education, communication, counseling, and crisis management skills in person and on the phone.
  • Experience and knowledge in the provision of trauma-informed care.
  • Experience and knowledge in the provision of harm-reduction approaches to care.
  • Knowledge of community-based support services.
  • Experience and skill working with collaborative partnerships.
  • Experience working with EMRs.
  • Mental health experience and asset.
  • Master’s degree in nursing, education or public health is considered an asset.
  • Family Practice Nurse Certificate is considered an asset.
How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Breton University
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Posted on
September 18th 2023
October 6th 2023