Makwa Sahghaiehcan First Nation – Community Health Nurse

Department: Health
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Employment Opportunity


The Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation is seeking a dynamic motivated RN AAP to fill the full time, permanent position of Community Health Nurse. Willing to fill position on a full time or part time basis.


The Nursing Program within the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation includes community health, home care, primary care nursing, prenatal, school program, health education, maternal child health and communicable diseases.



  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
    • Must be eligible for registration with:
    • College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS) with AAP designation.
  • Minimum two years acute care experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years nursing experience.
  • Preferred northern nursing experience in primary care & in First Nations communities
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Indigenous ancestry, as well as fluency in Cree and or Dene is an asset
  • Other relevant experience and certifications in northern nursing and First Nations health care is an asset.
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS), International Trauma Lift Support (ITLS), Basic Life Support (BLS-C) are mandatory & or willing to obtain on an urgent basis
  • Requires Innoculist Certification once employed for immunization program


Benefits include:    

  • Security & Security Cameras on site
  • Dental Care, Vision care, Life insurance, Extended health care
  • Registered Pension Plan Match
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Northen Monthly travel subsidy


Other Remuneration cost:

  • Annual Education Allowance
  • Annual Retention Allowance
  • 1 Time – Signing Bonus after completing 3-month probation
  • Annual Health Related Travel
  • Reasonable relocation allowance if RN moves into community
  • All mandatory certification paid by employer (not part of education allowance)
  • Yearly RN/AAP licensure paid by employer
  • Wages are competitive & follow the Meadow Lake Tribal Council pay scale


Interested applicants are invited to submit:

  • A cover letter of application
  • Resume stating qualifications & relevant work experience
  • Copies of credentials
  • Current RCMP Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Three (3) recent professional supervisory references addressed to:


Dion Fineblanket

Health Director

Box 340

Loon Lake, SK S0M 1L0

[email protected]

Phone: 306-837-2102 Fax: 306-837-4448


For more information on position requirements, please contact Dion Fineblanket, MSFN Health Director @ [email protected]


Deadline:   Monday, April 22, 2024


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

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