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Indigenous Cultural Safety Educator

Surrey, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the unceded and traditional homelands of the Coast Salish and Nlaka'pamux Nations. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We are looking for a full-time Indigenous Cultural Safety Educator. In this role you will support the development, delivery and evaluation of patient and staff education with the goal of enhancing the organizations capacity to delivery culturally safe health services.

Your specific duties will include:
    •Participate in the development of guidelines, systems, and instruments to support the achievement and maintenance of cultural safety throughout the continuum of health services. •Lead virtual and in-person education sessions with health care staff. •Collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines to ensure appropriate staff development and participation in education and cultural safety initiatives. •Provide consultation and direction to address specific cultural safety issues with staff. Lead health literacy initiatives to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit individuals, families and communities. •Collaborate with the Aboriginal Health Program, the Aboriginal community partners, and other internal/external stakeholders, to lead the organization in meeting its goal of enhancing Aboriginal people's access to FH services.

We are looking for you to have:
    •Bachelors Degree in Adult Learning or a related discipline •Three (3) to five (5) years of recent, related experience in coaching, mentoring, training, conflict resolution, and provision of facilitation of indigenous cultural competency curriculum and training, including education plans, evaluation, and reporting.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

This full-time opportunity is based at our Central City offices in Surrey, BC, with access to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants, on-site gym and other amenities.

Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Valued Benefits

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Work with our dedicated Employee Experience team and join our commitment to provide quality care to our patients and clients. We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a great place to work!