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CAPNM CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING MAY 24 - 27, 2018

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INTERCHURCH HEALTH MINISTRIES – SK

Presents

An Information Forum on 

Parish Nursing

for Nurses, Clergy, and Church Members interested in Health Ministry

Thursday, May 31, 2018

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

St. John’s Anglican Cathedral, 

816 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon


Why is the church involved in health and healing?

What are the roles of a parish nurse?

What does ICHM’s Education Program look like?

What are the steps to take to enhance your health and healing ministry?  


        To Register or for further information 

Contact:  Mona at 306 978 1951

Elaine at 306 652 4524 or

E-mail:  p.nursing@sasktel.net

Fostering healthy communities through Christ's healing ministry

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Ministry Position: Parish Nurse

Holy Trinity, Thornhill, is a parish that strives to be “engaged when gathered and relevant when scattered”. The successful candidate will joined a parish that has been serving its community since 1830 and through the Parish Nurse Ministry for the past 30 years. 

Purpose of the Position: The Parish Nurse will continue to further develop, organize and maintain our healing ministry within the parish, by planning and setting out goals, by working with an established Health & Wellness Committee, and by carrying out a ministry which promotes health and wholeness in the name of Jesus Christ.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

      Personal Health Counseling

  • Discuss health problems with those seeking guidance and information.
  • Make home, hospital and nursing home visits as needed.
  • Offer presence and prayer during times of crisis and celebration.
  • Make referrals as necessary.

      Coordinate and Train Volunteers

  • Encourage parishioners with health expertise to offer their skills regarding health-related issues and concerns.
  • Be supportive of parishioners engaged in caring ministries.
  • Work with, and support the activities of, the parish Health & Wellness Committee.
  • Assess parish health needs, and train and empower others in meeting such needs where identifiable.
  • Work with parish committees and groups where cooperative efforts would enhance health ministry.

      Coordinate Networking of Resources in the Congregation and Community

  • Work in conjunction with the clergy in the professional care-giving ministry of the church.
  • Refer parishioners to various support services as needed.
  • Maintain strong contact with other health professionals in the community.
  • Act as liaison with community resources and services. 

Other:

  • Report quarterly to the Advisory Board and annual to the Vestry.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings.
  • Maintain thorough and confidential records
  • Establish a budget emphasizing efficient use of resources.
  • Network with other Parish Nurses.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development in the field of parish nursing.
  • Report to the Parish Priest. 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years nursing experience, including community nursing or teaching experience, to continue the ongoing work of parish nursing. Parish Nurse certification is an asset.

Terms
This a part-time position of 21 hours per week (some Sunday attendance is required, depending on the program). Salary and benefits to be determined. 

Interested persons are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to The Search Committee at search@holytrinity-thornhill.ca

Deadline: Friday May 31st, 2018. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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