COMMUNITY HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE (CHR)
Under the supervision of the Health Director/Manager, the CHR will attend to physical health related issues and facilitate access to external health services for Big Grassy members.
Responsibilities and Tasks: ( may not be limited to:)
1/ Ensuring the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the medical transportation program
2/ Maintain statistical data of program activities (# of clients seen, referrals made, etc.)
Submit monthly program activity narrative and statistical reports
3/ Consulting w/Specialists, Physicians on medication procedures, submitting & obtaining referrals. Attaining treatment centre space for clientele, etc. Answering calls from clients for various concerns with regard to health OHIP, FNIB, Disabilities .
4/ Coordination and accommodating visiting nurses, specialist health technicians through Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services. (FFTAHS)
5/ Ensuring Health Canada invoicing is compliant with their re-imbursement criteria and regulations.
Key Working Relationships:
Esiniiwab Health Center Director/Manager – Reporting to and maintaining daily communication as required.
Health Team –Daily/Weekly (NNADAP, Early Childhood Worker, Community Wellness Worker.)
Community Members: Providing essential services and advocacy
FFTAHS – Facilitating and accommodating visitations to the Health Center and client services.
External Health Services: Maintaining communication with Doctors, Hospital staff and other providers as necessary.
Medical Drivers: Ensuring availability and provision of transportation for Big Grassy members to appointments.
*demonstrated computer competence and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
*a demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team, understanding and adhering to roles and responsibilities within the First Nation organization
*Certification or previous training and demonstrated abilities in this position
*ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
*must provide current “Vulnerable Sector” check;
*must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel as needed
This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.
SALARY: Will commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: February 14, 2018 no later than 4:30 p.m.
SUBMIT Covering Letter and Resume to:
Mr. Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer
Big Grassy River First Nation Band Office