Community Health Representative
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Apply by E-mail

Posted: 03-20-2019

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): April 1, 2019

 

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

"OPEN TO TR'ONDEK HWECH'IN"

Community Health Representative – Term Full Time - (April 15, 2019 – April 30, 2020)
Health and Social
Posting Date: March 19, 2019
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($70,986)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): April 1, 2019

Reporting to the Director of Health and Social, the Community Health Representative (CHR) is responsible for participating in the delivery of health programs to TH citizens that promote health education, awareness, prevention and healthy lifestyles in order to protect, prevent and reduce the incidence of chronic and communicable diseases, injuries, disabilities and premature passings. As a member of the Health and Social team, and to ensure that citizens understand their conditions and treatment, and receive appropriate care, assistance and supports, the CHR serves as an advocate for citizens and liaises between patients, families, Yukon Government health and medical professionals and staff, and the Federal Non Insured Health Benefits Program when required. The CHR meets these objectives through community health surveillance, effective health programs and initiatives, by using a collaborative case management approach and by ensuring that TH culture and traditions are included in health service delivery.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

Qualifications:
· Diploma in Community Health Services or a diploma in a health related field, such as: public health, nursing, nutrition, social work or a related fields. An equivalent combination of education, training, skills and experience may be considered;
· Experience in community-based health, social or wellness programs;
· Experience in planning, organizing, implementing, delivering and evaluating health related programs;
· Experience in coordinating programs & obtaining participation from citizens and other agencies;

Assets:
· Knowledge of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in government structure, culture, traditions, history, demographics, family structures and socio-economic dynamics, challenges and aspirations;
· Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the community, citizens / families, co-workers and other departments and outside agencies;
· Ability to prepare and manage budgets;
· Excellent communication skills;
· Ability to provide advice and guidance on health care services to the community and staff.

Conditions of Employment:
· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal.
· Criminal Record Check;
· Driver's License Class 4, with driver's abstract;
· Standard First Aid.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 112 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

"To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future."

 



Details

Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Term Full Time - (April 15, 2019 – April 30, 2020)
Wage: Level 7 Step 1 ($70,986)
Availability:

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon