2001 – Hired by Pabineau First Nation in 2001 as Home & Community Nurse Coordinator. 2006 – Position re-assignment to include Community Health Nurse and Health Director.
2014 – Due to staff interest and council support Accreditation leadership was assumed. Patricia’s academic and practice credentials include: Nursing Diploma – Hotel Dieu Saint Joseph Bathurst School of Nursing (1965-1969) program with RN qualification in 1969. Sexual Awareness Reflections Certificate (Guelph University) – Sept 1992 Reality Therapy Certified – Dr. William Glasser Institute August 1994 People Development Certification: Presentation Techniques for Adults Family Life and the Individual Creative English Writing Course – Waterloo University Contemporary Nursing and Child Psychology Course / University of Moncton Labor Management Program training / Saint Mary’s University Nurses’ Union Labor School Wound Care Certification (Canadian Association of Enterostomy Training) June 26th 2013 Public Health Immunization standards certified each year when required Language(s) Fluently bilingual French and English – (reading, writing speaking) Work experience: Total Nursing experience: 52 years Public Health Nursing experience: 31 years 2002-present – Health Director/Community Health Nurse/Home & Community Care Coordinator and Accreditation Lead at Pabineau First Nation 1985-2002 -Sexual Health Services (Department of Health Program), NBCC Campus 1971- 2002 – Community Health Nursing, New Brunswick Public Health, Bathurst 1970-71 – Pediatric Nursing Duty, Bathurst Hospital Pre-Natal Classes at NBCC, Bathurst Campus 1969-1970 ICU – Coronary Care Unit, Saint Joseph’s Hospital Sarnia Ontario Awards/Recognition: 2018 – The Margaret Levi Memorial Nursing Leadership award of Excellence for commitment to the Health & Wellness of Pabineau First Nation 2013 – Health Canada recognition “Beyond the Call of Duty” award by Indigenous Service Canada 2013 – Featured in the Community Health Nurses of Canada News Edition as the “Celebration of a Nurse who has been a Leading Force for Change.” 2002 – NB Department of Health Leadership Award for Women’s Health in Atlantic Canada (Department of Health Certificate and Bronze Statuette by NS artist) Programs overviews Immunization – Pre-Natal & Post Natal Program – Children’s Oral Health Initiative Worker. Mental Health and Addictions Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative Communicable Disease Control Sexual Health Services Environmental Health Home & Community Care / Assisted Living Coordinator The Home and Community Care / Assisted Living Program
1290 Pabineau Falls Road, Pabineau First Nation, NB E2A 7M3 office: 506 548-9211 fax: 506 545-6968