Investigation Outbreak Management Nurse

Department: Health
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Meadow Lake

Employment Opportunity


MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10.   The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy.  As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.


  • This competition is open to all applicants; and
  • Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry;


MLTC Health & Social Department is seeking to fill a full-time, permanent position of Investigation Outbreak Management Nurse. The Investigation Outbreak Management Nurse reports to the Communicable Disease Specialist and works in close collaboration with the MLTC CDC team, MLTC Nursing Team, NITHA Team, SHA, and MLFN Nurses.


The Primary role of the Investigation Outbreak Management Nurse (IOM) is to provide data entry of all Communicable Diseases in the Panorama Investigation Outbreak Management system and maintain and track clients for treatment and follow up.


MLTC offers competitive wage comparison. We also offer a comprehensive benefit plan including Dental, Extended Health, Sick Leave and a Pension Plan Match.


DUTIES (include but not limited to):


  • Assist the CD specialist the development and dissemination of health promotions and education materials for MLFNs’ health care staff and the general public concerning communicable diseases
  • Primarily responsible for all data entry in Panorama of all positives index cases including staging and treating Communicable Diseases and entering the case management components.
  • Maintain up to date and accurate record of all aspects of CD /STBBI management. Works in close collaboration with the CDC team to maintain national and international standards for the monitoring, prevention, treatment and control of communicable diseases including coordinating and ensuring the investigation and the timely reporting of communicable diseases.
  • Required to enter all reportable cases into IOM panorama within 24 hours after receiving the positive results. IOM nurse works in concert with nurses at the community level, environmental officers, and prevention and control workers.
  • Work as resource person alongside with community health nurses for accurately entering data into IOM, provides outreach follow up support and guidance to the STBBI support & outreach workers and assist all MLFNs in the field of Communicable disease control programs including but not limited to Sexually Transmitted Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs) and Tuberculosis (TB) control programs.
  • monitor and ensure the accuracy of data entry of the communicable disease cases, outbreaks and evaluate disease prevention and control programs in collaboration with the office of NITHA’s MHO, particularly the NITHA epidemiology team
  • plays a critical role in MLTC system by continuously updating and improving STBBIs &TB programming data within the MLFNs supported by evidence-based research at the National and International level and as a result, promotes and protects the health of the community members.





  • A Bachelor of Nursing
    • Registered or eligible for registration with College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS)
  • minimum of five (5) years relevant experience
  • demonstrated competency in public health, primary care or primary health care, population-level health promotion or community development is required.
  • able to applying principles of health promotion, primary prevention, population health, primary health care, harm reduction, and community development in public health, northern health or infection prevention and control settings.
  • Panorama IOM data entry skills and experience in working with IOM will be an asset.



  • A Master’s Degree in Public Health or Epidemiology is an asset.



  • Crisis management skills during outbreak situations
  • Excellent evaluation and assessment skills
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational planning and strategic thinking skills
  • Program implementation skills
  • Excellent listening and oral communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare reports, briefing notes and information items, issue papers, standards, guidelines, protocols and strategic planning documents
  • Direct work experience following up with cases and contacts; managing communicable disease outbreaks; and with
  • Proficient with computers, i.e., Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Ability to speak/understand Cree/Dene is considered a valuable asset.
  • Ability to travel extensively and possession of a valid driver’s license.


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resource Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-3509


For more information on position requirements, please contact Girija Nair, Nursing Programs Director @ (306) 236-5817 or visit our website


Deadline:   Monday, May 6, 2024


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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