The Health Promotion Facilitator role within the Indigenous Cultural Competency team, part of the Indigenous Health Program (IHP), plays an integral role in providing Indigenous education, curriculum development and the delivery of face to face workshops, Kairos Blanket exercises and presentations across the province. The incumbent will provide support to IHP First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) health initiatives and Indigenous Cultural Competency education opportunities to support Alberta Health Services as a learning organization as a leader in cultural competency in the provision of healthcare. This role will also help facilitate the development of culturally safe health services to address the unique health challenges of FNMI people throughout Alberta. You will contribute to the preparation of written and oral presentations, promotional materials, summaries, reports, journal articles, manuscripts etc. Participation in special studies and/or research projects will occasionally be required. You will review health-related data and identify trends relative to Indigenous peoples. You will facilitate the development and/or implementation of program specific guidelines in partnership with other stakeholders through understanding current events and best practices in supporting Indigenous populations. You will plan, develop and facilitate workshops, seminars and presentations for staff and communities. You will prepare work plans, quarterly and year end reports and provide input for departmental goals and strategies. Facilitation requires experience in utilizing a variety of technologies including PowerPoint, Skype, and Zoom. This position required travel across the province on a weekly basis.
As a Health Promotion Facilitator I, you will assist communities to be healthier through mentoring, advocacy and education. You will link individuals and/or communities to relevant health resources within the region or province and work with community partners to access, plan, implement and evaluate health promotion strategies. You will participate in special studies and/or research projects and review health-related data and identify trends relative to population health and at risk groups. You will facilitate the development and/or implementation of program specific guidelines in partnership with other stakeholders. You will plan, develop and facilitate workshops, seminars and presentations for staff and communities. You will prepare work plans, budgets and year end reports and provide input for departmental goals and strategies.
Classification: Health Promotion Facilitator
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: Corp AHS.Cultural Competency
Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 10-AUG-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 14-SEP-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $36.96
Maximum Salary: $49.15
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of bachelor's degree in Health Promotion, Health Sciences, Health Education or a related field.
Additional Required Qualifications:
This position required a minimum of five (5) years of experience working with/in Indigenous (First Nation, Metis, and Inuit) communities. A minimum of three (3) years of leadership and facilitation skills. Be familiar with Indigenous ways of knowing and being, and understand the current and historical relationship between Indigenous populations and Canada and the health care system.
Ability to speak or understand any of the traditional languages within Alberta.