Health Program Assistant

Department: Health
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: MLTC Head Office

 Employment Opportunity

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 dynamic, motivated individual to fill the full time, permanent position of Health Program Assistant. The Health Program Assistant is an important component of the MLTC Health & Social Development Program and is expected to assist the team in ensuring effective and efficient operations. Duties require broad and comprehensive knowledge of the organization’s policies, procedures, protocols, and practices. Responsibilities require discretion, judgment, tact, poise, multi-tasking, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment, work and communicate with numerous health staff on a daily basis.


Duties (include but not limited to):


  • Assist the Health Services Agreement Officer in tasks.
  • Assist Relief Nurse Schedule Coordinator with scheduling of Nursing relief in Primary Care and Community Health sites for short-term and temporary assignments
  • Coordinate workshops/events hosted by MLTC Health & Social Development Program
  • Assist with Health & Social Development “Accreditation Canada” meetings, including preparation of agendas, recording of minutes, and other related documents, followed with distribution & filing.
  • Assist with the planning of MLHSDA Board meetings & other Meetings, in the absence of the Health Executive Program Assistant; including preparation of agendas, recording of minutes, and other related documents, followed with distribution & filing
  • Providing general office support.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Health Executive Program Assistant.





  • Administration diploma with knowledge in the areas of finance or accounting


  • Min. of 5 years work experience in office administration



  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively in a team environment with staff, other MLTC departments, and the nine (9) First Nation communities.
  • Strong organizational, planning skills and ability to maintain accurate documentation and records.
  • Experience with purchasing & receiving and administrative support.
  • Ability to interpret and present financial information.
  • Experience with event planning & coordination.
  • Experience and/or training in minute note taking.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office & proficient in Excel (creating spreadsheets).
  • Informed about Cree/Dene cultural values, customs and beliefs.
  • Work with minimal supervision and ability to prioritize multiple demands and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail & numeracy accuracy.
  • Initiative and adaptability; Prioritizing multiple demands


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check), copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resource Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-3509


For more information, please contact Shaina McCallum, Health Executive Program Assistant at (306) 236-5817 or visit the website at


Deadline:   Wednesday, February 8, 2023



MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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