Position: Health Services Director Accountability: Director of Operations
Salary: $84,315 - $95,813 Employment Status: Fulltime (2 years)
Hours of Work: 32 hrs Preferences: MFN Band Members
Circulation Level: Level I
The Health Services Director will:
- Coordinate the development and implementation of the Community Health Plan and development of staff work plans to achieve its’ objectives.
- Coordinate programs and services to meet the goals and objectives of the Unit.
- Ensure ongoing coordination, monitoring and evaluation of services including support services.
- Develop, negotiate, and monitor approved health agreements.
- Ensure maintenance of the Pandemic Plan; Coordinate annual desktop exercises of the Pandemic Plan with staff.
- Manage effective resolution of service complaints.
- Maintain and implement the confidentiality policy within the Unit.
- Monitor changes to health legislation and evaluate if changes required to programs and services.
- Engage the community in the development and assessment of programs and services.
- Supervise, coach and direct health services managers.
- Support team building within the unit with focus on trust, communication, accountability, collaboration, respect, and conflict resolution.
- Build positive communication within team; Coordinate managers team meetings; Coordinate development of managers work plans.
- Monitor manager performance and conduct performance reviews; Monitor attendance and address any issues.
- Participate on Hiring Committees when applicable.
- Follow personnel policies in administration of staff issues.
- Develop and execute a recruitment and retention strategy for health service staff.
- Facilitate and maintain a collaborative and safe work environment.
- Develop annual Unit budgets with input from Unit staff.
- Monitor budgets and develop system to track expenses.
- Follow finance policy in administration of department finances.
- Ensure fiscal responsibility of Unit.
- Negotiate with government and nongovernmental agencies in collaboration with Director of Operations.
- Develop Health Services policies and procedures for approval and implementation in collaboration with the Social Service
- Monitor policies and procedures to ensure compliance; Revise policies and procedures when required.
- Prepare and submit proposals for funding and/or enhanced services.
- Coordinate the Health and Social Services Committee meetings in collaboration with the Social Service Director.
- Provide advice and assistance to the Health and Social Service Committee.
- Actively participate in local, regional or committees/ groups in support of health service to Mississauga First Nation.
- Actively participate on the Program Management Team, Finance Committee, and other internal committees/ groups in support of health services to the community.
- Collaborate with internal and external agencies to provide quality programs and services to the community including evaluations and reports.
- Maintain liaison with the community to promote services, policies, and procedures and to secure feedback on programs and services.
- Develop, maintain, and facilitate liaison visiting health professionals and their supervising organization.
- Sit on the board of Director’s for Maamwesying’s Ontario Health Team
- Ensure completion of administration tasks as required; Prepare reports, briefing notes and correspondence as required.
- Prepared an annual work plan and monthly report to supervisor.
- Establish work priorities, delegate work when applicable and ensure deadlines are met and procedures are followed
The Health Services Director will possess the following education, experience, and skill qualifications:
- Post-secondary degree in Public Health, Health Administration or Human Services field.
- Three (3) year experience with a First Nation or Aboriginal organization managing programs, finances, and human resources
- Experience writing proposals, policies, procedures, and reports.
- Experience working with Aboriginal people, organizations and communities, management, and financial accounting experience.
- Knowledge of government departments/ agencies dealing with First Nation health and social services.
- Knowledge of health issues at the First Nation and Regional level.
- Knowledge of Mississauga First Nation programs and services.
- Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultural and traditions.
- Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety legislation, standards, and best practices.
- Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.
- Must provide a clear Criminal Records Check from the Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC).
- Must have Class “G” Ontario Driver’s License in good standing and be able to travel.
- Must be able to meet deadlines, work flexible hours and or attend emergency situations.
- Strong leadership and management skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent conflict resolution, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent computer skills with MS Office software.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities.
- Ability to facilitate and manage a multi-disciplinary team environment.
- Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines and work flexible hours.
- An effective leader.
- Strong interpersonal and influencing/negotiation.
- Be honest, trustworthy, and respectful.
- Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
- Possess a calm demeanor in responding to customers.
- Demonstrate sound work ethics.
TO APPLY: Customize your cover letter and resume to the duties, experience, expectations, and qualification listed on the job posting. If you are a member of MFN or of Indigenous descent, please include this information in your cover letter. We rely on the information you provide to us in your application during screening. Successful candidates who receive interviews must provide copies of their education qualifications and certifications at the time of interview. Please note that all interviews will be in person. If you would like a copy of the full job description and/or are interested in applying you may submit your covering letter, resume and three (3) work related references to:
Mississauga First Nation
P.O. Box 1299 Blind River, Ontario P0R1B0
Attention: Human Resources Department
EMAIL: [email protected] FAX: 705-356-1740
Deadline: May 9, 2023
Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50.67-$57.58 per hour
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Blind River, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-05-09