Community Health Developer (TB Worker)

By February 13, 2019 Partner Opportunities

ABOUT PBCNHS
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services is an incorporated non-profit First Nations health organization delivering health programs in the communities of Pelican Narrows, Deschambault Lake, Southend and Sturgeon Landing. PBCN Health Services is committed to striving for excellence, innovation and strengthening community development in health delivery.
Position Overview
PBCN Health Services is hiring one (1) CHD –TB Worker. This position will focus on clients with communicable diseases including TB and STI’s, as well as community education pertaining to the prevention, screening and treatment of communicable infections. The CHD is responsible to work with the health team to provide health programming, education and a variety of health services to community members of all ages. Three aspects addressed within each program are: administrative duties, client support activities and community awareness. This position works closely with the CDC Nurse, NITHA TB and Saskatoon TB Control.
Responsibilities
  • Administrative Duties
    • Complete and submit month end reports
    • Coordinating and managing client clinics
    • Communication with supporting agencies such as NITHA and TB Control
  • Client Support Activities
  • Community Awareness
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Client appointment notifications
    • DOT for TB clients
    • Specimen collection, labeling and delivery
    • Maintain client follow up and screening lists
    • Ensuring proper packaging and transporting of program items
    • Attend mandatory TB in-servicing

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Experience)

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Education related to: Prevention and Control of Infections, Chronic Diseases, Community Engagement, Motivational Interviewing
  • Organizing Events
  • Fluent in Cree and English
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information
  • Must have interest and ability to participate in recreational activities
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Computer skills and knowledge
  • Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Current Satisfactory Criminal Record Clearance & Vulnerable Sector Check

Salary & Benefits:
Salary: As per Salary Grid (depending on Education & Experience)

How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters with professional references to:
Rose Michel, Health Director – rmichel@pbcnhs.ca
Angelique Canada Health Centre, Pelican Narrows, Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 632-2046 Fax: (306) 632-2141
* Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview.
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