Indigenous Patient Navigator

Department: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Meadow Lake

Indigenous Patient Navigator

Employment Opportunity

 

MLTC is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the full time, permanent position of Indigenous Patient Navigator. The IPN works in collaboration with primary care, community health and a broad range of other relevant services to facilitate provision of multidisciplinary care for Indigenous people. The Indigenous Patient Navigator will play a key role in supporting Indigenous clients during their admission to Meadow Lake Hospital as well as during the discharge process. This position requires expertise in coordinating care and managing caseload.

 

Position Duties:

  • Assist with, and facilitate the transition of care from inpatient setting to home.
  • Follow up with clients weekly, for six weeks upon discharge and return to home community.
  • Will make referrals as needed to front-line staff in community, second level service providers, and any outside supports deemed necessary.
  • Serves as a liaison between patients, healthcare providers, including specialty providers, and service agencies to reduce barriers to care.
  • Serves as a patient advocate and assists in identification and improvement of service delivery
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Practical Nursing and is a registered member of the Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses; or, Degree in Social Work and is a registered member of the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers; or, a Registered Psychiatric Nurse and is registered member of the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan
  • Knowledge of the local healthcare environment.
  • Knowledge of the local community resources
  • Requires problem solving, decision making and critical thinking. Ability to strategize, organize and     plan
  • Requires excellent leadership, organizational, written and verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of MLTC and First Nation history, cultures, and values.
  • Ability to understand/speak Cree and/or Dene is considered a valuable asset.

 

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

 

Human Resources Department

Meadow Lake Tribal Council

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

Meadow Lake, SK   S9X 1T8

E-mail:  hrdepartment@mltc.net

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

 

For more information, please contact Eden Foreman, Nursing Program Director @ (306) 236-5654 or visit the MLTC website @ www.mltc.net

 

Deadline:  Friday, May 14, 2021

 

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

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