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  • Protective Services Officer (3 positions)

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Protective Services Officer (3 positions)

    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 Protective Services Officer, reporting directly to the Protective Services Manager. The Protective Services Officer is responsible for working to enhance community standards with a focus on public safety and security, with risks to the community considered a threat. From risk assessment to service delivery, we work in partnership with the RCMP, local businesses, and organizations to provide integrated solutions to security challenges. We make a difference by helping our people live, work and play in safe and secure environment where they can thrive and prosper. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly and will include a mix of day shifts and night shifts.

    Duties:

    • Monitoring of community and industrial parks as well as traditional land areas
    • By-law enforcement and support including animal control.
    • Main community buildings and capital asset patrols.
    • Fire-sprinkler system monitor watch.
    • Security camera monitoring and support.
    • Cleaning work areas and vehicles before leaving shift.
    • Recording witness and victims statements.
    • Observation and reporting of any unlawful activity.
    • Control of access to premises being protected; South and North Shop, Houses under construction.
    • Operate a company vehicle for work related purposes.
    • Maintain professional standards of FMFN by following the policies and procedures.
    • Neutralize situations calmly with tact and common sense.

    Qualifications Requirement:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent – minimum. Post-Secondary education is preferred.
    • Ability to pass a vulnerable level police clearance.
    • Must be able to provide a clean driver’s abstract with a class 5 license
    • Must be capable of obtaining a Alberta Security Guard License
    • Emergency First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate;
    • CSTS and WHMIS; H2S Alive.
    • Good physical fitness to move with ease throughout – sitting, standing, walking intervals.
    • Past experience as a Peace Officer, Police Officer, Bylaw Officer, or Fire Fighter/EMS would be an asset
    • Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
    • Experience in First Nations community is a definite asset

    Required Skills:

    • Technical ability to learn the use of security equipment / systems, camera recording systems, computers and radios.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrated ability to use Conflict Resolution skills.
    • Ability to use office software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Provides excellent customer service.
    • Demonstrates an active interest in promoting safety consciousness in the workplace and within the community and parks.
    • Embraces a learning environment, willing to take courses as directed.
    • Must be able to work with a high degree of honesty, professionalism and integrity.
    • Exceptional judgement, common sense and decision-making ability.

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Adaptability
    • Dependability
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Computer Skills
    • Teamwork

     Location:

    • Successful candidate will be required to live in the Fort McKay First Nation area.
    • This is not a fly-in-fly-out position

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

     

    Closing Date: June 22, 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

  • Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator – Competition #: 014-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator –

    Sustainability Department

     

    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 position of Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator, reporting directly to Senior Manager, Environmental & Regulatory Affairs.The Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator will be responsible for on and off reserve environmental initiatives, represent the Sustainability Department and community on inter-community and external environmental committees. The Environmental and Regulatory Coordinator will also provide assigned environmental awareness education for Fort McKay residents.

    Duties:

    • Coordinate and recommend enhancements to existing Fort McKay environmental standards and guidelines for on and off reserve lands;
    • Provide support to all community-based monitoring programs, as well as provincial and federal monitoring programs Fort McKay is part of;
    • Setup, monitor, and evaluate Fort McKay monitoring programs and recommend changes to such programs as necessary; install instrumentation and manage the database of existing instrumentation;
    • Provide support in the development of community based environmental awareness programs and services; incorporate Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Traditional Land Use (TLU) information into environmental programs;
    • Coordinate field inspections and scheduled environmental monitoring activities and prepare reports on same. Identification of monitoring equipment needs and coordinate equipment purchasing;
    • Implement existing communications processes to ensure effective two-way communication with staff and community members; assist in coordinating Community Advisory Groups. Provide support to implement community events;
    • Prepare technical and activity reports for internal departmental distribution and submission and represent Fort McKay on technical committees, multi-stakeholder groups, industry committees, and government committees, as assigned;
    • Prepare necessary documentation to obtain required permits, amendments and licenses. Support environmental and emergency response planning;
    • Establish and maintain good relationships with community members, Elders, trappers and other traditional land users in Fort McKay;
    • Coordination with the Capital Projects department to help ensure the upkeep of the Moose Lake trail and Namur Lake trail;
    • Support and coordinate Fort McKay’s technical environmental reviews of oil sands projects and associated regulatory and consultation deadlines.
    • Provide support to the review and follow up on industry commitments arising from agreements.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

     

    Required Competencies:

    Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

    ·       Adaptability

    ·       Dependability

    ·       Integrity/Ethics

    ·       Interpersonal skills

    ·       Facilitate group process

    ·       Excellent Communication skills

    ·       Good writing skills

    ·       Team oriented

    ·       Aboriginal Cultural Awareness

    ·       Computer Skills

    ·       Research Skills

    ·       Job Knowledge

     

    Qualifications:

    A Bachelor of Sciences degree, Master of Science degree or engineering degree in environmental sciences / life sciences, emphasis on Natural Resource Management, biology, ecology, geography, forestry, chemistry, geochemistry, limnology, hydrology, geology or related disciplines;

    • Up to 7 years’ experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating proposing changes to environmental programs (relevant experience may be considered in lieu of other required qualifications);
    • Familiarity with the regulatory process of the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Alberta Ministry of Environment and Parks;
    • Good understanding of the oil sands mining and in situ processes and their direct and indirect environmental effects;
    • Understanding of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights together with knowledge of Traditional land use and traditional ecological would be an asset;
    • Knowledge in integrating traditional knowledge with western science is considered an asset;
    • Experience in conducting field work and assisting with technical reporting related to environmental monitoring and assessments;
    • Ability to perform maintenance on environmental monitoring stations, instruments, and testing equipment, and maintain year to year continuity in monitoring activities and programs;
    • Excellent analytical skills in report writing and spread sheet management to ensure reports are accurate and complete. Experience with data tabulation, comparison of results to guidelines and/or protocols and data QA/QC to support technical reports. Ability to manage environmental databases;
    • Experience using GIS software and producing maps; Use of GPS, GIS and related systems and experience in the operation of snow mobiles, ATVs, boats, canoe, etc. is an asset. Camping and outdoors experience is an asset.
    • Able to work in an office and field environment for several days at different seasons of the year and in remote locations;
    • Excellent project and time management skills;
    • Experience in preparing environmental awareness materials (such as presentations, newsletter and visual aids) as assigned;
    • Experience in emergency response and search & rescue is an asset; willingness to take the necessary training is required.
    • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s license
    • First Aid and CPR certification 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 Submit Resume:

    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 (Attn: Human Resources)

     Please ensure you indicate the competition # you are applying for

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

     

  • Administration Coordinator Competition #: 013-2018

    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Administration 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 permanent position of Administration Coordinator. This position provides comprehensive administrative support to the Executive Director of Administration, Governance and Health and coordination of this team, and supports the administrative staff for the managers within these departments at FMFN. The incumbent works in a complex environment and performs multiple tasks involving independent decision making, responding to shifting priorities, management and coordination of large work volume often within short deadlines. The incumbent must maintain a positive and professional image in dealing with a variety of complex issues using diplomacy, tack, cultural sensitivity and confidentiality. The incumbent has a pivotal role in ensuring smooth function of dynamic team processes and is an important point of contact for internal and external associates. This position liaises extensively with senior level administrators, industry, Federal and Provincial governments, Indigenous organizations, external agencies, directors, managers and staff. The Successful candidate will often coordinate activities, problem solve and provide guidance to the other administrative staff whose supervisors are involved in administration, governance and health in various modes. The Administration Coordinator will provide high quality and timely support of work to the organization. This is a permanent full-time position and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    Duties:

    Organizational Support

    • Present a professional, welcoming first contact to all community members, industry, government, staff, vendor, etc. – by phone, in person, and email.
    • Responsibility for development and implementation of efficient office systems and procedure manuals.
    • Accountable for keeping building and office equipment maintained.
    • Responsible for organizational functions and general meeting support: including arranging, follow up calls, maintain office space scheduling, securing catering and supplies, copying and faxing.
    • Responsible for maintenance of common spaces for appearance and functionality.
    • Assist in coordinating the agenda/minutes of staff and managers team meetings.
    • Supports a variety of special projects/events.
    • Provide support for communications: maintaining mailing list, assist with mailings and packages.
    • Provide direct supervision, support and mentorship of Administrative staff to support long-term retention and positive work environment.
    • Maintain awareness of the organization’s wide variety of community, industry and government meetings to ensure a smooth operation of office support and coordination.
    • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
    • Other duties as required.

    Managerial Support

    • Performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, reports, presentations, book travel arrangements, etc.
    • Assist with communication and projects when required.
    • Track and help manage managers’ calendars, assist with meeting set up and other related tasks.
    • Work closely and effectively with the Managers to keep well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, community events and community member concerns and follow up appropriately.

    Required Competencies:

    • Candidates are required to have the following competencies:
    • Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft office)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational , project, time management skills
    • Work independently as well as a team member
    • Dependability
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Integrity/Ethics
    • Job Knowledge
    • Productivity
    • Stakeholder and Community focus
    • Leadership
    • Managing for results
    • Organizational savvy
    • Planning
    • Problem solving / Decision making
    • Adaptability

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study is preferred, or a combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
    • Three to five years’ experience in senior level administration and/or Human Resources with a background working within an office setting preferred.
    • Experience with handling sensitive, confidential information.
    • Team player with a positive attitude is required.
    • A valid class 5 drivers license
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of stakeholders, and to deal tactfully with community members, industry, government and colleagues.
    • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset.
    • Ability to speak Cree or Dene is an asset.

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

     

    Closing Date: Open 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 job you are applying for.

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

  • 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