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  • Competition 012-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

     SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time temporary position of Summer Student Employment Program (SSEP) Coordinator, reporting directly to the Community Service Director. The SSEP Coordinator will be responsible for the introduction of career development, life skills training and employment opportunities for the youth of Fort McKay ranging from ages 14 to 18. The hours of work may vary and working some evening hours may be required. This is a temporary full-time position commencing May 25, 2018 ending on or before September 1, 2018.

    Duties:

    • Provide students with work experience, orientation and safety training
    • Monitor, track, and complete all necessary paperwork pertaining to activities/workshops for high school credit purposes
    • Coordinate summer student projects, implement employment & life skills training and supervise SSEP assistants
    • Complete proposal and report writing and prepare budgets and submit financial reports
    • Facilitate team meetings, training and personal development as well as individual development
    • Supervise approximately 40 students and perform other related duties as assigned

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Computer Skills
    • Team work
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Strong time management skills
    • Productivity
    • Job Knowledge
    • Conflict management skills
    • Youth Leadership skills

    Completed or currently enrolled in Post-Secondary Education, preferably with training in Project Management or Youth Programs

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience, a combination of education and experience will be considered
    • Must be able to supply clear Criminal record check
    • Valid Class 5 Driver License and be able to transport students with company vehicle
    • Preference will be given to an applicant of Aboriginal decent
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may be required.

     

    Closing Date: until filled
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax: (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the competition # you are applying for

     

  • Community Health Nurse – Competition #: 011-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Community Health Nurse

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Community Health Nurse, reporting directly to the Fort McKay Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration. The Community Health Nurse will work with other Health Professionals to promote an integrated, holistic health service that is responsive to the needs of the residents of Fort McKay community. They will also provide professional nursing services for individuals, families, communities and groups in a variety of settings and be responsible for providing health care services to the community of Fort McKay. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    Duties:

    • Administer medications under the supervision of doctors and keep records of symptoms and progress
    • Deliver preventive programs such as immunization and screening programs
    • Create and prioritize individual work schedule to meet the needs of clients and community members
    • Provide comprehensive case management services and co-ordinate services provided through a multi-disciplinary approach collaborating extensively with multiple community agencies (School, Daycare and the Elders Centre)
    • Assess learning needs of individuals and families, based on assessments, plans, teaches, and evaluate educational presentations in areas such as parenting, nutrition, health care, parental care, breast feeding, safety, substance abuse, communicable diseases, and other subjects as needed
    • Complete assessments for families with special health needs and makes referrals to other health care professionals as appropriate
    • Provide services to children and their families who are at risk for development delays or health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, FAS, etc.
    • Assess the immunization status of clients in accordance with written protocols, administer immunizations and document immunization record
    • Prepare comprehensive written reports and recommendations for child development concerns and reviews them with the parents, health professionals, and educational consultants
    • Report cases of suspected abuse or neglect of children and adults to the proper authorities
    • Organize, participate, and evaluate health awareness activities, such as mother-baby fairs and school based gatherings
    • Ensure that client records are kept secure and confidential and maintained consistent with appropriate policies and procedures
    • Assist in the development of public health policies and support the development of healthy communities
    • Assist in the care and management of resources in emergency and disaster situations
    • Through all of the described duties, support efforts to ensure a safe community

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·       Strong Interpersonal Skills
    ·       Adaptability
    ·       Dependability
    ·       Accountability
    ·       Integrity/Ethics
    ·       Job Knowledge
    ·       Productivity
    ·       Futuristic
    ·       Nursing Practice
    ·       Confidentiality
    ·       Client Focus
    ·       Teamwork
    ·       Health Care
    ·       Nursing Knowledge


    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
    • A minimum of two years clinical work experience is required, with a minimum of one year experience in home health nursing preferred
    • Registration and in good standing with (CARNA) College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or other Provincial nursing regulatory body
    • Experience in a wide range of assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care in the community considered an asset
    • Able to submit a criminal record check for the vulnerable sector. This information is collected by authority of the Protection for Person in Care Act (Section 10(4).
    • CPR and ACLS required.
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Closing Date: May 04,2018
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail : fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax : (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for
    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Health Services Manager – Competition #: 009-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Health Services Manager

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Health Services Manager, reporting directly to the Executive Director, Governance, Administration & Health. The Health Services Manager, will be responsible for a full range of office management duties, such as planning, directing, and coordinating medical and health services within FMFN Health Department. This is a permanent full-time position based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly

    Duties:

    • Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services
    • Keep up to date on new laws and regulations so that the facility in which they work complies with the law
    • Supervise all health center staff including assistant administrators
    • Manage the finances of the facility, such as patient fees and billing
    • Create work schedules and arrange for coverage during absences
    • Keep and organize records of the facility’s services as well as report writing
    • Communicate with members of the medical staff and department heads
    • Implement the health goals as established annually by the Chief and Council
    • Implement Health Canada Agreement
    • Provide an administrative/monitoring function over Health programs and service delivery, as well as the day-to-day operations of the Health Centre Facilities
    • To provide supervisory management to the Human and Financial Resources of health programs and department
    • To safeguard health records, patient confidentiality and ensure excellent health facility maintenance
    • Maintain liaison with relevant outside health and social service organizations and funding bodies
    • Keep current on new health trends and developments by accessing and reading relevant literature, attending seminars, workshops, conferences and availing oneself of other resources
    • Attending various health meetings or designate other health center personnel to participate in these meetings
    • Develop a working knowledge of the Fort McKay First Nation community as to the health care system including strategies, resources, needs, challenges, issues and concerns
    • Monitor the implementation of the annual work plans and budgets submitted by program managers by overseeing the maintenance of accountability mechanisms, monitoring and evaluation processes for programs
    • Train, orient aid and develop staff through annual professional development plans
    • Administer and implement policies and programs adopted by Fort McKay First Nation
    • Review staff positions periodically and recommending salary rate adjustments
    • Participating in the hiring process and the oversee the orientation of new personnel
    • Ensure the proper and timely completion of required personnel related documentation and reports
    • Understand and interpret Federal and Provincial contribution agreements
    • Secure funding and prepare regular reports on First Nation funding position
    • Ensure accountability of financial reporting to funding bodies
    • Preparing a clear, concise annual report of the program activities and finances to Health Canada
    • Ensure fiscal responsibility of service delivery
    • Interpret health legislation and their potential impact on the health services of the area
    • Maintain the confidentiality of the health practice
    • Be concerned with legal liability and compliance
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Master’s degree in health services administration, public health, public administration, business administration or nursing degree or equivalent university
    • Minimum of 5years of experience in Health Office Administration
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset
    • Proven organizational skills and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Demonstrated leadership and team building ability
    • Experience working with Health Canada and Alberta in the delivery of health services for Indigenous communities

    Key Competencies:

    • Good oral and written communication
    • Critical thinking
    • Integrity /Ethics
    • Innovative problem solver
    • Able to direct activities of others
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Computer Skills
    • Teamwork

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

    Closing Date: May 04, 2018
    Please forward resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    Fort McKay First Nation
    P.O. Box 5360
    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4
    E-mail : fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com
    Fax : (780)828-4680

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for.

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Nurse Practitioner – Competition #:006-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Nurse Practitioner

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time permanent position of Nurse Practitioner (NP) reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration). The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will be responsible for providing a range of health services to patients delivering preventive and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Examine patients and take their medical histories and consult with physicians and other medical practitioners to evaluate patients’ physical and mental health where necessary
    • Order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
    • Inoculate and vaccinate patients
    • Advise patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention
    • Collaborate with other health professionals such as physicians, therapists and nutritionists to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families.
    • The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a regulated member of the healthcare team who utilizes the nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills to provide care to Fort McKay community members across the life span.
    • The NP provides expert clinical care in managing the health needs of a variety of populations and applies further knowledge and decision making skills in assessment, diagnosis and clinical management.
    • Providing comprehensive patient care the NP is an integral member of the health care staff.
    • The NP provides leadership and actively participates in program development and evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities.
    • The NP participates in interdisciplinary collaboration to determine and regularly review local guidelines for drug prescription, distribution, monitoring, and record keeping ensuring consistency with provincial prescribing and distributing guidelines
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·       Adaptability

    ·       Dependability

    ·       Integrity/Ethics

    ·       Interpersonal skills

    ·       Job Knowledge

    ·       Productivity

    ·       Professionalism

    ·       Health Assessment

    ·       Diagnosis

    ·       Therapeutic Management

    ·       Health Promotion

    ·       Prevention of illness/injury

    ·       Clinical Practice

    ·       Collaboration

    ·       Consultation and Referral

    ·       Research

    ·       Leadership

    ·       Accountability

    Qualifications:

    • Master of Nursing or equivalent graduate degree with a focus on advanced clinical nursing practice
    • Minimum of 2 years recent experience as an NP in a relevant outpatient clinical setting and/or front line clinical work with preference for those working across the life span and in primary care setting such as Family Medicine required
    • Registration and in good standing with (CARNA) College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or other Provincial nursing regulatory body
    • Eligible for licensure with CARNA as a Nurse Practitioner in the Family/All Ages Stream.
    • Completion of Trauma Nurse Core Course or other advanced clinical setting nursing skills preferred
    • Experience in a wide range of assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care in the community considered an asset
    • Able to submit a criminal record check for the vulnerable sector. This information is collected by authority of the Protection for Person in Care Act (Section 10(4).
    • CPR and ACLS required.
    • Class 5 driver’s license and able to submit a drivers abstract on request
    • Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

    Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may be required.

     

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    Please forward resume to:

    Attn: Human Resources

    Fort McKay First Nation

    P.O. Box 5360

    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4

    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com

    Fax: (780)828-4680

     

    Please ensure you indicate the competition # 006-2018

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted

  • Social Worker – Competition #:04-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Social Worker

    General Description:

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitask-oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time temporary position of Social Worker, reporting directly to the Executive Director ,Health Governance and Administration. The Social Worker is responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments, diagnoses and therapeutic treatment plans. Social Worker plans and works with community members, families and the health care team for care of unwell members. Social Worker prepares the patient and family to manage patient discharge from hospitalization. Provide social support during illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.

     

    The Social Worker will ensure that community members are provided care in accordance with policies, procedures, standards and regulations. Social worker acts as a friend providing support and guidance to enable community members to help themselves while maintaining a professional relationship with community members and families. This is a temporary full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    Duties:

    • Provide socio-psychiatric case history information, psychosocial assessment, and social work treatment plans of assigned community members.
    • Provide psychosocial support to patient and families affected by chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, or AIDS.
    • Advise family caregivers, counsel community members, and help plan for community members’ needs after discharge.
    • Develop treatment plans with community members that engage clients to take an active part in their own treatment.
    • Consult with doctors, therapists and medical professionals.
    • Direct community members to other areas of assistance as required, and help community members and their families finding services in the community.
    • Instruct other health care professionals of the patient’s situation to ensure seamless care. Provide mental health counselling to clients including both one-on-one counselling and group therapy as required.
    • Instruct patient’s families of the mental health conditions to strengthen their main support systems.
    • Explain the social aspects of mental disturbances to families and community agencies involved.
    • Maintain treatment records for each patient and prepare verbal and written reports and correspondence related to the work.
    • Develop and implement programs as assigned.
    • Work with other disciplines in diagnosing problems, formulating treatment plans, and evaluating progress.
    • Provide social work treatment in accordance with medical treatment plans and modify plans to meet therapeutic goals.
    • Assist ill community members’ in their continuing adjustment to the community and evaluate their need for further care and potential need of placements.
    • Maintains sustainable working relationships with community agencies
    • Attend scheduled department staff meetings.
    • Perform related work as assigned

     

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • Minimum 4 year Bachelor Degree in Social Work.
    • Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred.
    • Valid Social Work license or registration as required by the province.
    • Minimum 3 years of social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency with one of three years may be social work internship.
    • 2 years recent post-masters experience in a clinical setting preferred.
    • Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills.
    • Expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas preferred.
    • Knowledge of psychopathology and with range of therapeutic interventions including psychopharmocotherapy preferred.
    • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances require and must know when to refer a patient for further medical assessment.
    • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail required.
    • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
    • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
    • Able to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently.
    • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
    • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
    • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff privacy.
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • A valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

     

    Required Skills:

    • Effective communication, motivational, and administrative skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must.
    • Meticulous record keeping, report writing and observation skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with employee groups and/or alone.
    • Demonstrated ability to use Conflict Resolution skills.
    • Ability to use office software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Acting with professionalism and integrity.
    • Must work with a high degree of honesty and integrity.
    • Exceptional judgement, common sense and decision-making ability.

     

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Teamwork
    • Productivity
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Computer Skills
    • Job Knowledge
    • Customer Focus
    • Communication
    • Energy & Stress
    • Quality Orientation
    • Problem Solving

     

    Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta
    • Monday-Friday work week will be in Fort McKay, Alberta
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

     

    Note: Due to travel requirements, a valid driver’s licence and a clean driver’s abstract is required.

     

    Closing Date: Feb. 12, 2018

    Please forward resume to:

    Attn: Human Resources

    Fort McKay First Nation

    P.O. Box 5360

    Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G4

    E-mail: fmfnemployment@fortmckay.com

    Fax: (780)828-4680

     

    Please ensure you indicate the job you are applying for Competition #: 04-2018

    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for interviews will be contacted