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Manager, Aboriginal Health Strategic 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 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 proud of the innovation, dedication, partnership and resourcefulness of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

An exciting opportunity awaits you as Manager of Aboriginal Health Strategic Services. As a key member of the team, you are responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to the Aboriginal Health Program and ensure coordinated implementation of diverse strategies including cultural safety, public health and health literacy, and primary care.

In this position your primary responsibilities include:
    •Define, lead and oversee the organization's Cultural Safety Framework in collaboration with the Indigenous Cultural Safety Consultant, within the guiding principles of Cultural Safety and Humility Objectives. •Lead and manage the interface between First Nations Health Authority (FHNA), Metis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and Fraser Health (FH). •Works with Joint Working Groups with FNHA and MNBC to develop robust responses to the needs of the Aboriginal population within the FH region. •Actively monitors Aboriginal health and cultural safety trends to support effective strategizing and operational planning. •Leads the hiring and development of a diverse team; provides effective mentoring, skill and leadership development, performance management and team building to ensure team members have the knowledge, skills, abilities, and tools to support strategic transformation initiatives within FH.

Education and experience required:
    •Masters degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or related field •Five (5) to seven (7) years' experience working in a large complex health care environment •Five (5) years' leading and managing strategic initiative changes within the health industry

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 that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with health care providers who are excellent in their respective fields. •Phenomenal opportunities for support and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. •A chance to create a difference in the world of health care.

Apply today, so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve! We value diversity in the workforce and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you, do it.

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