Health Educator Staff | (W749)

Health Educator Staff | (W749)

15 Nov
Health Careers in Sask
Prince Albert

15 Nov

Health Careers in Sask

Prince Albert

RHA Job Number:GO-00568643

Number of Vacancies:1

Profession:Health Educator


Employer:SHA (Saskatoon)


Hours to International Airport:0.0

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Facility Name:St Pauls Hospital

Department:First Nations and Metis Health Services

Employment Type:Permanent

Employment Term:Casual

Posting Date:June 17, 2019

Closing Date:June 17, 2020 17:00

Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call

Rate of Pay: $34.228 to $41.853 (5 step range)

Union Name:HSAS

Job Description

The Health Educators plays a crucial role in the development of healthy and inclusive social, psychological, emotional and physical First Nation and Metis communities.

Utilising the circular model of Holistic health care, the Educator will ensure the cultural and traditional needs of the patient are an equally considered factor when developing their health plan. The Educator is expected to employ an effective combination of SHR Values combined with guidance from Elders, colleagues, personal experience, post secondary education and specialized training to assist clients in their efforts to sustain balance in all aspects of their lives.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor Degree in a health-related field
- Ability to fluently speak & understand Cree, Dene and/or Salteaux language

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability to communicate with and maintain an effective working relationship with clients from diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds
- Ability to develop and deliver formal education programs
- Knowledge of diverse health issues, culture and traditions
- Presentation skills
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Ability to exercise tact, maintain confidentiality and demonstrate openness to religious and cultural diversity
- Knowledge of crisis and suicide intervention
- Knowledge of crisis intervention strategies and ability to appropriately intervene/attain appropriate intervention in emergency situations
- Knowledge and understanding of Wellness and Holistic models of health care
- Strong listening skills, specific counseling and assessment skills
- Understanding of the Ministry of Social Services policies, procedures, regulations and plan manual

Other Information

- Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.
- Incumbent is required to fluently speak and understand Cree and/or Salteaux language

Additional Information

Expected Start Date: June 28, 2019
FTE®: 0.00
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Working in Canada

Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.

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