Health Director (Little Saskatchewan First Nation) – External Opportunity



JOB TITLE:              Health Director

LOCATION:             Little Saskatchewan First Nation Health Centre

SALARY:                   Based on experience



The Health Director is directly answerable and responsible to the Chief & Council. The Health Director’s main function is to manage the processes required for the implementation of the policies and procedures for Little Saskatchewan Health Centre. The Health Director will ensure the goals and objectives of the Health Centre and its Programs are being met and followed. The Health Director is expected to perform appropriate activities and tasks in the following areas:

  • To be responsible for the daily operation of the Health Programs and in compliance with set
  • To supervise and ensure all staff are performing their job
  • To interpret the goals and objectives of the Health Centre to the community through information regarding the Health Centre, registration, forms and
  • To consult with the Chief & Council when developing and implementing
  • To act as liaison between the staff and the Chief & Council. To communicate regularly with Chief & Council as well as providing a monthly written
  • To provide awareness to the community of the role of the Health Centre. To provide information regarding community resources and
  • To demonstrate and maintain ethical and professional behavior in the workplace and in community at all times
  • To maintain contact with other Professionals in the field and maintain a current professional
  • To ensure and maintain confidentiality and PHIA standards are


  • Degree or Diploma in either Social Services, Health, Social Sciences, or Human
  • At least five (5) years management experience at a Senior Administrative level, preferably within a First Nation
  • An in-depth knowledge of the challenges facing First Nation
  • At least five (5) years experience overseeing and supervising a staff of five (5) or more
  • Knowledge of community resources on and off reserve available to clients and their
  • Strong advocacy skills to advocate on behalf of families/clients.
  • Experience in the development, management and control of operating
  • Experience developing a variety of written reports, policy and procedures, analyses, presentations and other documentation in accordance with organization directives and/or regulatory
  • Expertise with case management and the development of integrated case
  • Strong conflict resolution skills, an understanding, sensitivity, and cultural safety and awareness of the social and cultural history of Indigenous
  • Ability to use tact and good judgement in dealing with sensitive and complex
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Experience in public speaking and facilitating community and group decision making
  • Knowledge of computer software: Microsoft Word, Excel,
  • Ability to speak / understand Ojibway an asset but not
  • Valid MB driver’s license, own vehicle and ability to
  • Ability to work overtime hours and deal with after hours situations/issues as they


Please provide a cover letter with your resume and three (3) reference letters (preferably from recent employers)
By June 26, 2020 (no later than 4:30 PM) to:
Attention: Health Portfolio Councillor, Darrell Shorting Fax: 204-659-2071

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected will be contacted