Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.
Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
We currently have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity as a Community Health Specialis t (Multi-site) in our Population and Public Health department located in Mission, British Columbia .
This specific role will focus on (ACES) Adverse Childhood Experiences that refer to some of the most intensive and frequently occurring sources of stress that children may suffer early in life. Early childhood experiences shape our minds and play a large role in how we interact with the world. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can increase the risk of physical and mental illness later in life, including addiction.
Effective October 26th, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
Build on your education and career experience as you:
Plan, organize, implement and evaluate local population health approaches that address the behavioral risk factors, such as tobacco reduction, food security, healthy weights, and physical activity and health inequities that contribute to chronic diseases;
Utilize a planning framework that integrates community empowerment into traditional health promotion activities;
Engage and motivate a broad range of internal and external stakeholders for furthering a population health approach
To join our team you will have:
Master’s degree in Public Health, Applied Science, or related field
Three (3) years’ recent related experience, including program evaluation experience with a focus on facilitating integrated approaches to community health and well-being.
Current valid BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle for work purposes.
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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.
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