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Yellow Quill First Nation, Community Health Representative (CHR), full-time

August 2, 2022

Community Posting

Community Health Representative (CHR), full-time

The Yellow Quill Health Centre is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Full Time Community Health Representative (CHR).

Working under the direction of the Health Director and with professional guidance from the Community Health Nurse.

The Community Health Representative will provide a variety of health care and education services within the community:

Responsibilities:
• Liaising between patients, families, the community and health care providers to ensure patients and families understand their conditions and treatment, and are receiving appropriate care.
• Emphasis will be given to home visits regarding pregnancy and early infant care matter and to advise/monitor hospital after-care self-management and chronic self-health care, school programs, hold education clinics
• provide translations and interpretations of new health programs and health concerns to community members.
• The CHR will also assist with environment health monitoring activities and also assist with the development of new groups or projects focused on health care matters.

Competencies:
• Knowledge of counselling methods.
• Ability to plan, organize and multi-task
• Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
• Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with clients, family and care team.
• Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
• Strong public presentation skills
• Excellent client service skills
• Exercises caring/nurturing attitude, integrity and ethical behavior
• Dependability

Additional:
• The successful candidate will possess a grade 12 or equivalent with successful completion of formal Community Health Representative training or willing to obtain
• Preference will be given to First Nations applicants
• Must be fully vaccinated (at least 2 doses)
• Valid first aid/CPR level 3 or willing to obtain
• A valid drivers license, access to a reliable vehicle and the ability to travel is required.
• The ability to speak Saulteaux, an effective understanding of Saulteaux culture and spirituality, and experience working with First Nations communities is preferred.
• Must have a clear current CPIC (Canadian Criminal Records Check), which identifies a vulnerable sectors check.

If interested, submit your Resume, Cover Letter, CPIC and copy of valid Drivers’ abstract to Yellow Quill Health Clinic:

Tania Prettyshield, Health Director
P.O Box 10 Yellow Quill, SK S0A 3A0
Fax: 306-322-5970
Email : manager@yqhealth.ca

This position will remain open until filled. Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview

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Community Health Rep posting YQ Aug 2022

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

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