Employment Opportunity Details


Know Your Status Program Coordinator – 1 Full Time Position

External

Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) improves the quality of life of First Nations through mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations and industry. Opportunities for improved living are accessed through programs and services in health, safety, economic development, education, and financial investments in the broader community. Acting as a representative body for seven First Nations, STC delivers programs and services to those living in member communities and Saskatoon. More information is available at www.sktc.sk.ca.

FIRE: Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Excellence

The Position

Reporting to the STC Health Centre Manager, the Know Your Status (KYS) Program Coordinator works with our partners, the 7 member First Nation communities of the Saskatoon Tribal Council and with clientele of the STC Health Centre to promote the development, resourcing and implementation of HIV prevention, care, treatment and support strategies. With an emphasis on the importance of culture, this position will require community engagement and education, prevention and harm reduction, clinical management, surveillance and evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • Implements site and program goals, objectives, and established budgets to ensure programming is maintained;
  • Participates in the development and modifications to existing funding, completes progress and statistical reports as required;
  • Working extensively with medical professionals within the Saskatchewan Health Authority;
  • Prepare proposals for funding from external sources;
  • Monitors and evaluates programs and services for compliance and quality of care;
  • Make recommendations and assist with development of policies and procedures;
  • Monitors the effectiveness of programs & services and make recommendations for improvement;  
  • Provides the orientation and training for employees involved in the KYS program;
  • Participate in public education activities such as Health Fairs and Treaty Days;
  • Refers clinical issues to appropriate clinical supervisor for technical assistance;
  • Participate in STC Accreditation and maintain best practices and quality improvement; 
  • Use of audio-visual media, advanced technologies, and community networks to communicate information
  • Effectively present accurate demographic, statistical, program, and scientific information for professional and amateur audiences;
  • Utilize appropriate methods for interacting sensitively, effectively, and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds of all ages and lifestyles;
  • Define, assess, and understand the determinants of health;
  • Establish and maintain linkages with key stakeholders;
  • Utilize leadership, team building, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills to build community partnerships;
  • Identify community assets and available resources;
  • Performs other duties as required or as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science is required, with 5 years nursing experience;
  • Knowledge in the areas of harm reduction and communicable diseases;
  • Knowledge and competency in fiscal, program/service planning, implementation and evaluation;
  • Experience in proposal writing, statistical data collection, and reporting;
  • Commitment to the creation of a collaborative and supportive work environment;
  • Highly self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented with an attitude for continuous improvement;
  • Strong verbal, presentation, written, and interpersonal skills are required;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Working knowledge of PC software applications (MS Office applications, internet, database familiarity);
  • Knowledge of the political, social and economic objectives of the Saskatoon Tribal Council and of the Dakota, Cree, and Saulteaux cultures will be considered an asset;
  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license, a reliable vehicle and meet STC’s insurance requirements;
  • Must provide a current, original, Canadian Criminal Record Check (CPIC) and vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment.

CONDITIONS OF WORK

  • Moderate risk of exposure to disease or illness through provision of client care;
  • Exposure to clients who may have impaired judgment due to emotional distress, mental illness or intoxication;
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as assigned by management, which may include some evening and weekends.

Application Process

Job posting closes 4:30 p.m. Friday January 24, 2019. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter along with three (3) references using our online application form.


Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites - open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites - open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities - open for application by the general public