Indigenous Patient Navigator
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.
- 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.
- 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
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.