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Lead, Aboriginal Health

Surrey, BC
Full Time
5 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 traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. 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 Lead, Aboriginal Health to work out of our Surrey, BC offices.

Your specific duties will include:
    •Liaise with staff, Aboriginal communities and external agencies to identify opportunities to support the health and wellness of First Nations, Metis and Inuit people in the Fraser Region. •Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop, coordinate and evaluate programs/services considering Aboriginal client needs. •Develop organization-wide and program specific training tools and resources that support FH's commitment to AH and Cultural Safety. •Develop and implement health programs to improve access and utilization of mainstream and Aboriginal Health-managed services within FH. •As part of a multi-disciplinary team, work closely with key internal and external stakeholders to promote education, dialogue and problem solving of health issues affecting Aboriginal individuals, families and communities.

We are looking for you to have:
    •Bachelor's degree in a relevant health care discipline •Five (5) to seven (7) years' recent, related clinical and progressive leadership experience •Knowledge of Aboriginal Health approaches, protocol and cultural issues.

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

Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal 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!