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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Data Project Manager

Posted: May 23, 2017
Deadline: Jun 10, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON or Moosonee, ON || Commitment: Full Time

The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) and the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) have agreed to partner and work with each other on the design and implementation of a data surveillance system that will support public health initiatives for both organizations. The overall objectives of this initiative are to improve the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of First Nations data in SLFNHA and WAHA’s regions. This initiative will work closely with the Mamow Ayahmowen: Northern Ontario Indigenous Health Information Partnership, which is a two year initiative funded through the Health Services Integration Fund of Health Canada and is made up of partners from Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario (SLFNHA, WAHA, Mamaweswen, Kenora Chiefs Advisory, Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Authority, Shibogama Health Authority, and Wabun Tribal Council), the MOHLTC, and is led by WAHA. The Manager would provide strategic and operational oversight to the system team and organizations, to help guarantee projects are on track, reporting and accountability systems are in place, and ensure positive relations between SLFNHA and WAHA.

Data Project Administrative Assistant

Posted: May 23, 2017
Deadline: Jun 09, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON or Moosonee, ON || Commitment: Full Time

The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) and the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) have agreed to partner and work with each other on the design and implementation of a data surveillance system that will support public health initiatives for both organizations. The overall objectives of this initiative are to improve the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of First Nations data in SLFNHA and WAHA’s regions. This initiative will work closely with the Mamow Ayahmowen: Northern Ontario Indigenous Health Information Partnership , which is a two year initiative funded through the Health Services Integration Fund of Health Canada and is made up of partners from Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario (SLFNHA, WAHA, Mamaweswen, Kenora Chiefs Advisory, Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Authority, Shibogama Health Authority, and Wabun Tribal Council), the MOHLTC, and is led by WAHA. The Data Project Administrative Assistant will perform administrative and office support activities for multiple departmental people. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, filing, and faxing etc. Extensive software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills.

Clinical Manager (Mental Health & Addictions)

Posted: May 18, 2017
Deadline: Jun 05, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

The Clinical Manager will be responsible for overall clinical leadership to a very large mental health and addictions department, Nodin CFI. This role reports to and is supervised by the Director of Treatment Services, and in turn manages Clinical Supervisors who monitor the work of Nodin counsellors. The goal of this position is to ensure Nodin produces high quality and timely counselling interventions using culturally appropriate practices and best standards of care to First Nations’ children, youth and families in the Sioux Lookout region. Nodin CFI, under the direction of Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority, has been overseeing the delivery of mental health services since 1994. Service provision is very unique; currently a resource to 29 First Nations’ communities, the majority very remote and reachable only by flight or winter roads. Nodin has a number of services besides counsellors travelling to First Nations communities to see clients; some counsellors are community-based; while others work directly in Sioux Lookout. The Clinical Manager will work in partnership with First Nations’ leadership and their community members, health care providers, and other key stakeholders. The incumbent must be skilled at initiating innovative approaches to help strengthen the delivery of mental health and addiction services to support the north.

Mental Health Counsellor (Acute Care)

Posted: May 18, 2017
Deadline: Jun 06, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Term - 6 months

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.

Director of the Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team

Posted: May 12, 2017
Deadline: Jun 02, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

The Director of the Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team (SLAPCT) will be responsible for developing and implementing the SLAPCT under the direction of the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority and under the advice of the SLAPCT Advisory Committee. The Director will provide leadership to ensure program objectives are met through overall planning, development, implementation, effective service delivery, collaboration, and ongoing evaluation of program activities. The Director will ensure the SLAPCT is compliant with Ministry of Health’s procedures and guidelines for Family Health Teams. This position will manage all staff and oversee specialist sessional contracts and consultants. The Director will oversee the SLAPCT that will provide services to the town of Sioux Lookout and the 28 First Nations communities in the area. The Director will work with the First Nations communities to support and facilitate team based approaches to primary care at the community level. This will include travel to the communities. The Director provides expertise, support, services and programming in primary care in the region. The Director must have highly developed political and interpersonal skills, ability to build consensus and inspire others while managing diverse relationships. The Director will have information technology experience and be capable of facilitating the implementation of the electronic medical record (EMR) for the SLAPCT.

Hepatitis C Support Worker

Posted: May 11, 2017
Deadline: May 26, 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.

Northern Clinic Nurse

Posted: May 09, 2017
Deadline: May 26, 2017 || Location: Sioux Lookout, ON || Commitment: Full Time

This position will provide nursing to patients seeking care in a primary care setting. The work will be carried out within the abilities of a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) as permitted by licensure with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).