Careers

Are you interested in a career in health? We are always on the hunt for new members to our team and offer exciting, rewarding & challenging career opportunities.  Please look below for a list of our current job offerings.

 


 

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Community Health Worker Manager

Posted: Jul 21, 2017
Deadline: Jul 28, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

Diabetes has been identified as a high priority health issue impacting First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout Zone. The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) and Dignitas International (DI), a non-governmental medical and research organization, have formed a partnership to improve community-based diabetes prevention, management and care in the 31 communities which SLFNHA serves. A core element of our initiative will be to develop a customized capacity building program for community health workers (CHWs), based on Canadian clinical guidelines and international best practices. The CHW Coordinator will play a key role in this initiative by leading the implementation of a CHW pilot project in participating First Nations communities. S/he will collaborate with the joint SLFNHA - DI project team to undertake planning processes with community leaders and health system providers, develop and implement a training curriculum, act as a mentor and quality improvement coach, and oversee the collection of monitoring and evaluation data.

Data Entry Clerk - Approaches to Community Well Being

Posted: Jul 19, 2017
Deadline: Aug 04, 2017 || Location: sIoux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Term

The Approaches to Community Wellbeing is a regional resource to 31 First Nations Communities. The Approaches to Community Wellbeing provides expertise, support, services, and programming in public health to the region. The program also supports communities in the development, implementation, and monitoring of their own Approaches to Community Wellbeing. The Data Entry Clerk is responsible for the accurate entry and maintenance of individual health information stored in centralized databases that are operated and managed by Approaches to Community Wellbeing at the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA).

Northern Clinic Accommodations Coordinator

Posted: Jul 19, 2017
Deadline: Aug 04, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Part Time

Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor, the Accommodations Clerk is responsible for the coordination of all areas of physician accommodations and assisting with various medical secretary duties.

Mental Health Specialist

Posted: Jul 19, 2017
Deadline: Aug 11, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

The Mental Health Specialist is one of the team members of the Community Wellness Development Team (CWDT) under the Approaches to Community Wellbeing. The Mental Health Specialist works alongside the CWDT Facilitator and Addiction Specialist, and liaises with other areas of the Approaches to Community Wellbeing to support mental wellbeing. The Mental Health Specialist provides support as part of a regional initiative to help First Nation communities prepare, plan, develop and implement their own community-driven treatment programs/approaches to address prescription drug abuse (i.e. opioids) and underlying mental health issues that influence substance abuse and addiction. Communities who want to develop a treatment program (e.g. Suboxone, Aftercare, In-Patient etc.) can call on the Specialist(s) as a resource for ongoing support and consultation during all stages of program development and capacity building. Specialists travel to communities and work alongside project teams to assess the scope of prescription drug abuse, devise action plans, and guide the development of funding proposals, program design, program implementation, and evaluation. Specialists also provide education and training to project staff and treatment teams.

Hepatitis C Support Worker

Posted: Jul 19, 2017
Deadline: Aug 11, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

As part of the Approaches to Community Wellbeing’s Preventing Infectious Diseases team, the Hepatitis C Support Worker will work with the Hepatitis C Support and Treatment Service. This position will act as a resource to people who reside in Sioux Lookout area and the 33 First Nations communities served by Sioux Lookout Frist Nation Health Authority (SLFNHA) who are at risk of acquiring, living with, or affected by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The Hepatitis C Support Worker provides education and support to individuals at risk of acquiring, living with or affected by HCV. He/she also supports general education about Hepatitis C to communities, groups, or others wanting to learn more about the infection.

Trauma Team Coordinator

Posted: Jul 17, 2017
Deadline: Jul 28, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Term

The Trauma Team Coordinator makes up one of the team members of the Trauma Team. Other members include Trauma Team Mental Health Counsellors (who travel into a First Nation community to provide support to community members dealing with immediate trauma in a post-crisis situation or historical trauma), a Clinical Supervisor and a Trauma Team On-Call Worker. The Trauma Team provides a continuous and long-term approach to healing trauma, combining the cultural principles and practices of the original Anishinabe way of life with the science and resources of the western world. The Trauma Team Coordinator’s role is to provide logistical support and contingency planning to support all Trauma Team Mental Health Counsellors. The Trauma Team Coordinator essentially takes on a responsibility to ensure all the trauma team counsellors are fully supported at all times during their time spent in a community. The Trauma Team Coordinator has to connect frequently also with key community stakeholders. The Trauma Team Coordinator reports directly to SLFNHA’s Executive Director.

Trauma Team Clinical Supervisor

Posted: Jul 17, 2017
Deadline: Jul 28, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Term

The Trauma Team Clinical Supervisor oversees the casework, supervision, debriefing and professional issues of several contractual Trauma Team Mental Health Counsellors who travel into a First Nation community to provide support to community members dealing with immediate trauma in a post-crisis situation or historical trauma. The Trauma Team provides a continuous and long term approach to healing, combining the cultural principles and practices of the original Anishinabe way of life with the science and resources of the western world. Besides working closely with the clinicians, the Clinical Supervisor collaborates with other non-clinical trauma team positions (i.e. On-Call Trauma Team Worker and Trauma Team Coordinator), Nodin CFI and other departments of SLFNHA, and key community/regional stakeholders. The Trauma Team Clinical Supervisor reports directly to SLFNHA’s Executive Director.

Trauma Team On-Call Worker

Posted: Jul 17, 2017
Deadline: Jul 28, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Term

The Trauma Team On-Call Worker makes up one of the team members of the Trauma Team. Other members include Trauma Team Mental Health Counsellors (who travel into a First Nation community to provide support to community members dealing with immediate trauma in a post-crisis situation or historical trauma), a Clinical Supervisor and a Trauma Team Coordinator. The Trauma Team provides a continuous and long term approach to healing, combining the cultural principles and practices of the original Anishinabe way of life with the science and resources of the western world. The Trauma Team On-Call Worker’s role is to provide logistical support, coordination, problem solving, debriefing and clinical supervision to all the Trauma Team Mental Health Counsellors after Nodin’s regular office hours, including Monday to Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and 24 hours on weekends and statutory holidays. The Trauma Team On-Call Worker essentially takes on the responsibility to ensure all the trauma team counsellors are fully supported at all times (e.g. in case of emergency, to answer questions, debrief and to consult on cases, coordinate travel). The Trauma Team On-Call Worker may have to also connect with key community stakeholders. The Trauma Team On-Call Worker reports directly to SLFNHA’s Executive Director, and must at all times keep the Clinical Supervisor and Coordinator updated on on-call work.

Accommodations Clerk

Posted: Jul 14, 2017
Deadline: Jul 28, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Accommodations Clerk is responsible for overall care of hostel, hotel and private accommodation boarders, processing of boarders and boarder information. The Accommodations Clerk will also be responsible for assisting dispatch with daily pick up lists, working cooperatively with other staff and agencies and reporting on activities. They will assist the Data Entry Clerks with the nightly data warrants.

On-Call Worker- NODIN

Posted: Jul 13, 2017
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Casual

Nodin CFI On-Call Service is an after hour service that provides monitoring and mental health counselling and monitoring services after regular office hours, Monday to Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and 24 hours on weekends and statutory holidays. On-Call workers also assist with the initial phases of community crisis coordination. Clients are seen by the on-call worker at the Nodin CFI office between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on weekends and statutory holidays only, as required. The On Call Worker reports to Nodin’s Intake Supervisor but during shifts is supervised by an On Call Clinical Supervisor.

Mental Health Counsellor- Aroland

Posted: Jul 04, 2017
Deadline: Aug 14, 2017 || Location: Aroland, ON || Commitment: One-Year Term

This position reports to the Clinical Supervisor. The Mental Health Counsellor will be responsible for providing direct Clinical Intervention and Prevention Services to referred clients in the Child and Family Intervention catchment areas. The Mental Health Counsellor will be based out of the Sioux Lookout office, with considerable travel to the First Nations communities. **This is a community based position**