Community Health Representative (CHR) (Regina Bay – 6-Month Term Position)

Animakee Wa Zhing #37 are looking for a Community Health Representative! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

This position will ensure that the health needs of the community are being met in the areas of, but not limited to, mental health, maternal health, infant care, chronic care, diabetes, elders and environmental health. The successful applicant will be offered a competitive annual salary, a four- day work week, an employer paid group benefit plan, an employee/employee pension plan, First Nations days of observance, and paid time off during Christmas.

Employer Name: Animakee Wa Zhing #37
City: Sioux Narrows
Province: ON
Postal Code: P0X 1N0
Application Deadline: July 18th, 2024
Email: jobs@nwa37.ca
Hours of Work: 6-Month Contract Position
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Communicable disease education and prevention
  • Advocate on behalf of clients
  • Home visits to clients as may be necessary
  • Chronic care support (diabetes, tuberculosis, cancer, foot care)
  • Provide appropriate referrals
  • To be involved in the maintenance, care and follow up of chronic care
  • Teach and council patients and their families on health-related issues in collaboration with other health care providers
  • Coordinate and assist visiting health professional, clinics (immunizations, etc.)
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and evaluation of prevention programs
  • Coordinate medical trips for specialists and urgent trips as per First Nation Health Guidelines
  • Perform other duties as requested
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Positive role model for the community
  • Ability to provide in service training in area of skill and knowledge
  • Ability to promote and implement goals or objectives through the staff
  • Empathy and understanding of people and their illnesses/disabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

The Hiring Committee would like to thank all who apply but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Please apply via email to: jobs@nwa37.ca

When applying you must include a detailed cover letter, detailed resume, a copy of your current (within 30 days) criminal records check which includes a vulnerable sector check (or proof that it has been applied for}, and three references.

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