Patient Care Coordinator

EMPLOYER: Weeneebayko Area Health Authority




Position:                      Patient Care Coordinator
Site:                              Weeneebayko General Hospital
Division:                      Emergency and Inpatient Department
Reports to:                  Clinical Manager

Status:                         Full-time Term


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Patient Care Coordinator.


The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members. 


Position Profile Requirements:

  • Experienced nursing with 5 years nursing experience in acute care/primary care setting
  • supervision with 3 years of supervision and leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, while supporting each member in their roles
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and team building capabilities
  • Deep knowledge of nursing role and enhanced scope
  • Strong knowledge of WGH operations as well as the other health care facilities in the Muskegowuk Terrority to

             ensure effective communication with other primary health care providers and implementing hospital policies


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional nursing care to clients
  • Plan, carry out, and evaluate nursing care
  • Cooperate in the administration of preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic care
  • Exercise judgement in meeting patient needs
  • In partnership with the Clinical Manager, takes a lead role in program development and improvement in                        the clinic environment, including both operational and clinical teams.



  • Diploma in Nursing required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • Registered with College of Nurses of Ontario and in good standing
  • Relevant Acute and Emergency Care Certifications
  • Supervision and leadership experience required



  • Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP) and health and welfare benefits
  • Retention, travel and Northern allowance benefits, Relocation allowance, housing
  • Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation


How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2023-076 by Thursday, June 1st 2023 to:


Human Resources

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0


Resumes can be emailed to or faxed to 705-658-4917

For more information contact the HR team by email above

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

This is an Ontario Nurse Association (ONA) position

Hours for this position are 8:00am to 4:00pm (Monday to Friday)

Internal applicants who meet the qualification and experience requirements and are in good standing with the organization’s attendance management policy are strongly encouraged to apply


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer.  Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

START DATE: 05/29/2023

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