CHR/Health Promotions Coordinator
MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10. The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy. As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.
- This competition is open to all applicants; and
- Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry.
MLTC Health & Social Development Department is seeking a dynamic, motivated individual to fill to a full-time, permanent position of Community Health Representative/Health Promotions Coordinator. Reporting to the Community Health Program Director the CHR/Health Promotions Coordinator shall be responsible for assessing the health promotion needs of the MLFNs and developing, coordinating, planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion activities. This position will utilize the strategies of population health promotion and disease prevention. A focus of this position will be providing support and advice to the MLFN Community Health Representatives to achieve best practice in health promotion
POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):
- Plan, develop, implement and evaluate health promotion programs for the MLTC and MLFNs, targeting all age groups.
- Will facilitate health promotion activities in the MLFNs as per health plan priorities
- Will promote healthy living and provide quality services designed to enable MLFN communities and their members to pursue optimal health
- Communicate with the public and other health care stakeholders using a variety of media on issues related to health promotion.
- Support the EMR program reporting tool to achieve data activity
- The CHR/Health Promotions Coordinator often works in the FN communities: i.e., classrooms, health centres and band halls, etc.
- Certificate or Diploma in health field or related discipline
- Degree in a health field or related discipline (e.g.: nursing, LPN, health studies, health promotion, social work, education)
- 3-5 years of work experience in community health promotion and education or directly related experience.
- Registered or eligible for registration with the appropriate professional association.
- Experience working in a cross-cultural environment would be an asset.
- Knowledge of population health promotion, determinants of health and community development.
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills and experience with computer applications, i.e., EMR, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal/written), interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills
- Demonstrating initiative and adaptability while prioritizing multiple demands
- Be familiar with and understand First Nation barriers/issues/culture.
- Preference will be given to individuals who speak either Cree or Dene.
- Willingness to travel extensively and possession of a valid driver’s license.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications and work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance with a Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
Human Resource Department
8003 Flying Dust Reserve
MEADOW LAKE, SK S9X 1T8
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-3509
For more information on position requirements, please contact Millie Campbell, Community Health Program Director @ (306) 236-5817. Also, please visit our website @www.mltc.net.
Deadline: Friday, October 20th, 2022
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.