Employment Opportunities

Noojmowin Teg invites health professionals who are interested in :

  • Making a career change;
  • Working in an environment where they can make a meaningful difference in health of those they will serve;
  • Working with marginalized populations with high health needs; and
  • Engaging with a diverse multi-disciplinary team of professionals.

 

Office Administration Support - Part-Time

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking the services of a part-time Office Administration Support to assist in reception, with daily administration duties, and will work closely with the Medical Administration Assistant, as well as the program support staff.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-team of health care professions providing community-based services through the use of a wholistic approach that integrates both traditional and western healing methods. The team includes: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Addictions, Primary Care and Traditional Healing and Cultural Services. Services are offered on-site and community based (through the Manitoulin Island District First Nations Health Centre’s). The Office Administration Support will report to the Director of Operations.

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage, and cedar, may occur within the work setting.

NTHC is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Duties:

  • Assist in the day-to-day administration tasks at reception 
  • Aid and support by processing orders, maintaining communication, scheduling meetings, assist with reception duties
  • Organize incoming and outgoing mail, maintain organization information systems
  • Keep minutes at necessary meetings as requested
  • Assist with the administration team and program supports
  • Sit on the necessary committees in relation to the position

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in office administration, and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in an indigenous healthcare environment preferred
  • Confident working within Microsoft software and within other necessary computer programs
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to speak and/or demonstrate a willingness to learn the Anishinaabemowin language
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to utilize available resources in a team-oriented shared health care environment
  • Good interpersonal, listening, and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with deadlines
  • Current CPR Level C and First Aid
  • Ability to travel including clear driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle

Submission Pre-requisites:

  • Cover letter, Letter of application, and resume
  • Three current work-related references with contact information

Deadline: Friday, September 24, 2021 

Send to:

Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Hwy. 540, 48 Hillside Drive
Postal Bag 2002, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
Ph.: 705-368-2182 ext. 235 

Email: info@noojmowin-teg.ca 

We thank all for their interest and application. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Traditional Knowledge Keeper Support (Permanent Part-time)

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre seeks the part-time services (3 days per week) of a traditional resource person to provide support for the Traditional Knowledge Keeper during the delivery of healer clinics and services. The Traditional Knowledge Keeper Support Worker will attend all healer sessions with clients and/or families to chart on behalf of the healer and provide an environment of safety for clients. The support worker will be available both on-site and in external clinics and other services provided by the healers.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of health care professions providing community-based services through a wholistic approach integrating traditional and western healing methods. Our unique team includes Primary Care, Mental Health & Addictions, Health & Wellness, and Traditional Healing. Services are offered on-site, at the Manitoulin Island District Seven First Nations Health Centres, and the Espanola area. The Traditional Knowledge Keeper Support Worker will report to the Anishinaabe Aadzawin Manager.

Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage or cedar, may occur within the work setting.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated interest in traditional healing practices
  • Experience and/or ability to work within an electronic medical record charting system and other IT technologies
  • Ability to speak, translate, and/or demonstrated a willingness to learn the Anishnaabemowin language;
  • Good interpersonal, listening and communication (written and verbal) skills with the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport;
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to complete work with deadlines/to coordinate schedules and appointments;
  • Proven knowledge and ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Willing to work flexible hours as required;
  • Current CPR Level C and First Aid;
  • Ability to travel including clear driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle;
  • A clear vulnerable sector criminal record check is required.

Submission Pre-requisites: Cover letter, letter of application, and resume. Three current work relevant references with contact information and current and valid vulnerable sector criminal reference check (dated no later than three months)

Deadline: Monday, September 27, 2021, at 12pm 

Send to: Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre Email: info@noojmowin-teg.ca Hwy. 540, 48 Hillside Road, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Postal Bag 2002 Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Ph.: 705-368-2182 ext. 235

We thank all for their interest and application. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Indigenous Services Coordinator (Full-time Contract to March 31, 2024)

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking the services of an Indigenous Services Coordinator for a full-time contract until March 31, 2024. The Indigenous Services Coordinator will provide both cultural and health support guidance to former Indian Day School students and their families in the reconciliation process for health and wellness.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-team of health care professionals, providing community-based services through the use of a wholistic approach that integrates traditional and western healing. The dynamic team comprise of Traditional Health Services, Primary & Clinical Care, Mental Health & Addictions, and Health & Wellness. Services are offered on-site and community-based (through the Manitoulin Island District First Nations Health Centre’s). The Indigenous Services Coordinator will report to the Mental Health and Addictions Manager.

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage and cedar, may occur within the work setting.

NTHC is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Duties:

  • Establish a supportive rapport with Indian Day School former students and their families through cultural and emotional support through the delivery of traditional/cultural and mental health and addictions health programming;
  • Provide coordinated services to individuals seeking support and advocacy in the preparation of Indian Day School claim forms and process; which may include connecting individuals to preventative services and support such as referral to mental health and addictions counselling support, harm reduction services, and referral to other health care services as required;
  • Provide collaborative networks and partnerships for access to support-services, offer program workshops/ presentations for individual, Indian Day School former students and their families;
  • Provide liaison with health support services for counselling (professional, grief, healing and wellness), both individual and group support circles as required;
  • Conduct community outreach to provide emotional support and navigate resources;
  • Maintain case and file management, data collection and e-charting.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Indigenous studies, social work, and/or combination of an equivalent and relevant education in social studies with a minimum of three years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community working with adults and their families in a healing and nurturing cultural environment;
  • Ability to speak, translate and/or demonstrated willingness to learn the Anishinaabemowin language;
  • Demonstrated understanding of substance abuse principles, including harm reduction practices;
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to utilize available resources in a shared health care environment;
  • Good interpersonal, listening and communication (written and verbal) skills with the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; 
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative; 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with deadlines;
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, including database applications;
  • Willing to work flexible hours as required;
  • Current Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C;
  • Ability to travel and a reliable vehicle;
  • A clear vulnerable sector check is required.

Submission Pre-requisites: 

  • Letter of application and resume 
  • Three current work-related references with contact information 
  • Current and valid vulnerable sector check (dated no later than three months)

Deadline: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 4:00pm

Send to:

Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Postal Bag 2002 Hwy. 540,
48 Hillside Road
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Phone: 705-368-2182 ext. 235
Fax: 705-368-2229
Info: info@noojmowin-teg.ca
Website: www.noojmowin-teg.ca

We thank all for their interest and application. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Registered Practical Nurse – 6 month contract Full or Part time

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking services of a Registered Practical Nurse as a full-time or part-time 6-month contract position to function in a community-based nursing capacity. The successful candidate will provide a full scope of practice, work within an interdisciplinary and collaborative health team environment of health professionals. The Registered Practical Nurse will report to the Primary Care Manager.

NTHC is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. 

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage and cedar, may occur within the work setting.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Registered Practical Nurse;
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in a primary health care setting, preferred;
  • Proven ability to work and appropriately prioritize (including triage) in a busy health care environment;
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues;
  • Desire to advance knowledge and implement new skills including those supported by medical directives;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as interdependently;
  • Current CPR Level C and First Aid;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills within an electronic environment, mandatory;
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity of the Anishinabek culture;
  • Ability to speak Ojibwe, an asset;
  • Anishnaabemowin, as well as knowledge of Anishinabe culture, traditions, an asset;
  • Ability to travel, reliable vehicle, a valid class
  • Clear vulnerable sector check required


Submission Pre-requisites:
Please submit a covering letter, resume, three (3) work-related letters of reference, copy of registration, a current criminal records check, vulnerable sector, a copy of valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential”. Submissions will be accepted by mail, facsimile, or email.

Dradline t o apply:  Friday, September 24, 2021


Attn: Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Postal Bag 2002,
Hwy. 540, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
T: (705) 368-2182 ext. 235
F: (705) 368-2229
E: info@noojmowin-teg.ca
W: www.noojmowin-teg.ca

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Healthy Living Promoter (Permanent Full Time)

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre seeks an energetic and enthusiastic candidate for the position of Indigenous Wellness Promoter. The Promoter will engage Anishinabek and indigenous individuals, families and children/youth (up to age 18) in a wide variety of healthy lifestyle activities including recreation, nutrition, mental wellness, addiction awareness, smoking prevention, diabetes awareness/prevention, life skills, etc, with the context of the Anishinabek ways of being. The incumbent will complete such work in both the Manitoulin Island and Espanola Districts representatively.

The Indigenous Wellness Promoter will work closely with Noojmowin Teg providers and area health and social service providers as an engaged and collaborative partner. The focus of the program is to ensure Anishinabek community members gain further knowledge and skills toward living a more wholistic and healthy lifestyle. The incumbent is responsible for all administrative duties required to implement, improve, and support the program’s success, reporting to the Health and Wellness Manager, and supported by an advisory committee comprised of community partners.

NTHC is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage or cedar, may occur within the work setting.

Qualifications:
• Degree or diploma in Health Promotion, Physical Fitness, Education or Social Work, or combination of relevant work experience and relevant education
• One to three year’s work experience coordinating, planning, and delivering health
• promotion activities to all age groups, and preferably with families and children/youth.
• Life Skills certificate, an asset.
• Anishnaabemowin and knowledge of the Anishnaabek culture and protocols, an asset.
• Demonstrated experience with budget maintenance and administration.
• Current Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record’s Check.
• Valid Class G driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
• Current CPR C and First Aid Certification.
• Ability to work in data electronic reporting environment, preferred.
• Excellent written, oral and technology-based communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, yet part of an interdisciplinary team.
• Ability to work flexible hours and to travel.

Submission Pre-requisites:
Please submit a covering letter, resume, three (3) work-related letters of reference, copy of registration, a current criminal records check, vulnerable sector, a copy of valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential”. Submissions will be accepted by mail, facsimile, or email.

Application deadline is Friday, September 24, 2021, at 12 pm


Attn: Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Postal Bag 2002,
Hwy. 540, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
T: (705) 368-2182 ext. 235
F: (705) 368-2229
E: info@noojmowin-teg.ca
W: www.noojmowin-teg.ca

 

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Noojmowin Teg Health Centre – Main Office

48 Hillside Rd., Highway 540, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Postal Bag 2002, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Phone: (705) 368-2182 | Fax: (705) 368-3922 | info@noojmowin-teg.ca

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre - Satellite Offices

Centre Espanola – (705) 869-1564

Espanola & Area Family Health Team – (705) 862-7991