Employment Opportunity – SV Health Centre – Community Health Representative (Full Time)(11.22.18)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SIOUX VALLEY HEALTH CENTRE

COMMUNITY HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE – FULL TIME

Reporting to the Nurse in Charge, the Community Health Representative (CHR) is a vital member of the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Community Health Program. The CHR works closely with Sioux Valley Health Centre program staff and external partners to link community members with health and wellness services.

Main Duties:

  • Assist Community Health and Wellness Programs
    • Outreach – home visits, school visits, hospital visits
    • Clinics
    • Screening and monitoring for chronic illness
    • Maintains the chronic disease and diabetes registers
  • Lead the implementation of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative Workplan
    • Plan and deliver diabetes education sessions, cooking classes and workshops
    • Plan opportunities for healthy lifestyles – physical activity
  • Lead the implementation of the FASD Program
    • Plan and deliver FASD mentorship program
    • Plan workshops/information sessions

Qualifications:

  • Experience in health service delivery preferred
  • Some post-secondary education preferred, other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Experience with planning and delivery of programs preferred
  • Physical ability to perform duties
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Must possess a valid Manitoba Driver’s License and vehicle, and personal telephone
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Knowledge of Dakota language, cultural customs, values and traditions will be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working with health programs will be considered an asset

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2018 12:00PM

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:   HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

SIOUX VALLEY DAKOTA NATION

P.O. BOX 38

GRISWOLD, MANITOBA R0M 0S0

PH:  204-855-2671   FAX:  204-855-2544

[email protected]