Patricia Roy
Health Director

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