Home and Community Care /Assisted Living Coordinator

Eel Ground Health Centre
Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation
Competition 2024-HL-02

Status: Permanent full-time
Hours of work: 75 hours bi-weekly, Monday to Friday
Salary: Dependent on education and experience
Closing date: March 15th, 2024
Anticipated start date: April 15th, 2024

The mandate of the Eel Ground Health and Wellness Center is to ensure the health needs of the community are met through the design, implementation and delivery of proactive health care services, initiatives and programs.

Reporting to the Health Director, the Home and Community Care/Assisted Living Coordinator will oversee both the home care and assisted living programs for the community of Natoaganeg and provide health care services to clients and their families to help support people living safely and healthy in their own homes.
Typical Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Home Support Services:
• Lead effective case management for clients and families, including facilitating case conferences and referrals to other agencies
• Act as a liaison between clients and various health care professionals
• Supervise, delegate and support the home care support staff in delivering effective home care services
• Interview clients individually, in families, or in group to assess their situation and problems to determine the types of services required
• Conduct home assessments with client and family to assess their need/type of services required
• Maintain accurate client files; submit monthly reports to Health Director and ISC as required
• Provide professional advice, guidance and support to Personal Support Workers
The Home and Community Care/ Assisted Living Coordinator will undertake any other responsibilities and duties as may be required to ensure the health needs of the community are met.

Knowledge, Education and Training

• Bachelor of Nursing degree from a recognized university
• Membership in good standing with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick
• 5 years related experience in home care
• An understanding of Mi’kmaq culture, tradition and socioeconomic conditions as well as working experience in a First Nation community

Key Competencies

• Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships
• Well organized with the ability to work within multi- dimensional programs, activities and priorities;
• Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving skills and decision-making capabilities
• Proven ability to safeguard confidentiality.
• Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
• Proficient computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet, E-mail.
• Ability to organize, plan and meet deadlines.
• Demonstrated ability to multitask, organize, and coordinate work, activities, and priorities.
• Well versed in office administration, records management information systems, and applications.
Other Requirements

• Successful Criminal Record Check/vulnerable sector
• CPR Certification
• The ability to travel within the region and availability to deliver some services during evening and weekend hours is required
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
• Physical and mental ability to perform the job

Those interested in applying are asked to submit a resume demonstrating possession of the required qualifications and competencies for the position. Please clearly reference competition 2024-HL-02 and forward to Careers@NatoaganegFirstNation.ca on or before Friday, March 15th, 2024.

While we thank all who have applied, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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