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Lead, Indigenous Cultural Safety Initiatives

Surrey, BC
Full Time
4 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 municipalities 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 an Indigenous Cultural Safety Initiatives Lead to be part of Fraser Health's Aboriginal Health Program to ensure Indigenous perspectives, knowledges, and approaches to wellness are honoured across the Fraser Region.

In this position your primary responsibilities include:
    •Supporting the commitment to advance cultural humility and cultural safety within Fraser Health (FH). •Ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of the organization's Cultural Safety initiatives with the goal of enhancing the organization's capacity to deliver health services in a culturally safe and equitable manner. •Provide leadership, coordination, facilitation and support on assigned Cultural Safety initiatives. •Act as the point of contact for assigned initiatives by liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

Education and experience required:
    •Bachelor's degree in relevant health care discipline •Three (3) to six (6) years' recent, related project leadership, clinical and/or progressive leadership experience

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

This full-time position is located in Surrey, BC with access to public transit, restaurants 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 at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.