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Manager, Aboriginal Health

Surrey, BC
Full Time
19 hours 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. As a key member of the team, you will provide leadership in the delivery of Aboriginal Health (AH) services with a focus on coordination and integration along the continuum of care both within Fraser Health (FH) and with partner organizations.

In this position your primary responsibilities include:
    •Represent FH's AH Program at meetings with First Nations Health organizations, the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), Metis Communities, and friendship centres. •Manage the development and completion of projects and initiatives and the day-to-day delivery of services. •Provide leadership and direction to assigned AH staff development, education programs and clinical training to raise and maintain direct care providers at a level of excellence when working with Aboriginal people. •Work with FH programs to enhance and improve Aboriginal peoples' Patient Experience, including leading local efforts to enhance FH's capacity to deliver services in a culturally safe manner. •Foster partnerships and facilitates systems change in a complex cross-cultural environment by initiating change within FH and working with First Nations, Metis, and Friendship Centre partner organizations. •Participate on behalf of AH in various FH projects and committees. Consults with outside parties in area of expertise.

Education and experience required:
    •Bachelor's degree in health care management or related discipline •Seven (7) to ten(10) years' recent related experience in the field of Aboriginal Health, plus an extensive understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal Health issues, protocols and health needs, including the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the client and community •Valid BC Drivers License and access to a vehicle for business related purposes.

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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