Indigenous Patient Navigator
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- Classification: Senior Consultant
- Union: Exempt
- Department: Resrch Proj 201810339 Potestio
- Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
- Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Full Time
- FTE: 1.00
- Posting End Date: 31-DEC-2021
- Date Available: 17-JAN-2022
- Temporary End Date: 30-JUN-2023
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: 2
- Shifts per cycle: 10
- Shift Pattern: Days
- Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
- Minimum Salary: $34.52
- Maximum Salary: $59.20
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in good standing with provincial regulatory body preferred. Degree required.
Additional Required Qualifications:
A minimum of three years’ direct experience working with Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in hospital or community-based case management, health promotion, public health or social work setting. Knowledge of case management/system navigation models and principles. Knowledge of trauma informed care, and an understanding of the intergenerational trauma that impact Indigenous Peoples in Alberta. Knowledge of and supportive of mainstream health services and community resources, specifically Indigenous programs and services in the South Zone area. Experience with and supportive of Indigenous healing practices. Knowledge of specialty programs utilized by Indigenous patients (e.g. dialysis, diabetes education centres). Knowledge of tools, systems and databases used in client services delivery and case management. Familiarity with Indigenous communities, organizations and history in Alberta. Indigenous cultural competency skills. Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) required. Superior interpersonal, collaboration, facilitation and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment. Willingness to participate in ongoing cultural learning and traditional teachings.
Masters degree in Nursing. Demonstrated relationships with FNMI communities and/or organization in AHS South Zone is considered an asset. Fluency in an FNMI language is an asset.