Position – Health Director
The Birch Narrows Dene Nation (BNDN) is currently recruiting for the key management role of Health Director. This is a permanent full-time position within the Health Centre of BNDN. Working under the support and supervision provided by the Office Manager, the Health Director has the overall responsibility for the implementation and delivery of the Health, Child Care, and Child and Family Services programs as well as the Human Resources and office management for BNDN. This position will ensure a high standard and quality of services are delivered in accordance with the Community Health Directional Plan, will direct the human resource management programs, coordinate all office operations, liaison with various authorities and agencies, and ensure that all program funds are managed in a responsible manner.
For applicants to be considered for this role, they must possess:
- post-secondary training in administration
- a strong administrative background, and
- Several years of management experience in an office environment.
Preference will be given to a Band member who has the ability to speak Cree and/or Dene (and interpret same) as well as being a professional with a strong commitment to healthy living and community development.
The Birch Narrows Dene Nation (BNDN), with its administration office in Turnor Lake, has invested extensively in recreational facilities, community services, infrastructure, and both economic and capacity development with the assistance of funds distributed by the First Nations Trust. It is affiliated with the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC). Its mission is to provide good governance and create opportunities for the well-being of all Birch Narrows Dene Nation membership, citizens and community. It adheres to values focused on Culture, Language, Respect, Integrity and Honesty.
The membership of Birch Narrows Dene Nation is around 826 people, but the need for local services is large. The First Nation has several initiatives that will make a difference. For example, the First Nation took over the Turner Lake Provincial School and now owns the local Northern Store. Ownership and control of the school provides the opportunity to revitalize language retention and local cultural knowledge.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: Résumé stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license to:
Corinne Laprise, Human Resource
Deadline: Open until filled