Aboriginal Cultural Helper - Indigenous Health Liaison
|Category:||SW Dip, BSW, MSW, Other|
|Employer:||Alberta Health Services|
|Title:||Aboriginal Cultural Helper - Indigenous Health Liaison|
|Address:||5013 - 51 Street|
|City:||Cold Lake AB|
|Salary:||$22.84 – $38.07|
|Summary:||Relying upon your understanding of Indigenous populations (First Nations, Metis, Inuit), specifically the diversity in their cultures (Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Metis), spirituality, religions (Traditional Indigenous, Christian, other), living environments (rural, remote, reserve, urban), you will advocate for and facilitate improved health services for Indigenous clients, their families
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered including Grade 12 Diploma or GED, College certificate/diploma in related health care discipline, such as Community Health Representative, Social Work, Nursing. Knowledge of the diversity of Indigenous cultural and political structures. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment. Ability and flexibility to travel frequently.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Ability to solve routine and standard problems. Demonstrated punctuality, adaptability, discretion and confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability and comfort with coaching and teaching individuals and groups. Ability to speak or understand a local Indigenous language.
|Description:||As the Indigenous Health Liaison, you will be responsible for assisting with the provision of spiritual and cultural care to Indigenous patients/clients/families/population in various settings, life situations and crisis circumstances with an aim of promoting mental health and wellness. You will serve as a “bridge builder” within an interdisciplinary team model by helping to promote respect and understanding between Indigenous patients/clients/families and Alberta Health Services staff in the community and healthcare centre settings. You will be providing leadership in activities and ceremonies that help Alberta Health Service staff and Physicians embrace Indigenous peoples and their cultures, providing healing through honouring Traditional Indigenous ways in Western Scientific health care environments. You will be responsible for fulfilling administrative duties while respectful of sacred boundaries and confidentiality.|
|Please forward your resume to:||Apply online and join our dynamic team today! Go to AHS.ca/Careers and click on Apply Now, then
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