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.

 

Diabetes Wellness Nurse (1 Year Maternity Leave)

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre invites interested candidates to apply for a full time position of a Diabetes Wellness Nurse, to fill in for a one-year maternity leave. The successful candidate will become a member of the Diabetes Wellness Team comprised of a dietitian, diabetic nurse and foot care nurse, and report to the Primary Care Manager. The Diabetes Wellness Nurse will function within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse and within medical directives; develop, implement, and evaluate diabetes education and treatment services; provide diabetes education awareness and act as a diabetes resource. The Program works collaboratively with the area Family Health Teams, First Nation community health clinic staff, and other Noojmowin Teg providers to deliver excellent care for diabetic clients within the Manitoulin Island District.

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:
- Graduate Registered Nurse currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) designated by the Canadian Diabetes Educators Certification Board;
- A minimum of two (2) year’s successful experience working in a community diabetes wellness program, preferable;
- Current nursing skills and knowledge specific to diabetes;
- Insulin adjustment certification preferred;
- Membership with RNAO and the Diabetes Educators Section of the Canadian Diabetes Association required;
- Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to the Anishinaabek culture, and ability to speak Ojibwe, an asset;
- Electronic Medical Record experience important;
- Reliable vehicle and ability to travel, essential.


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 August 1, 2019 at 12 noon 
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

 

Registered Practical Nurses – Casual Position

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking services of Registered Practical Nurses to function in a Family Practice nursing capacity at the Wikwemikong Health Centre. The incumbents will be supervised by and under the direction of the Primary Care Manager. The successful candidates will provide a full scope of practice, work within an interdisciplinary and collaborative health care team environment comprised of health professionals from Noojmowin Teg Health Centre, health professionals from the Wikwemikong Health Centre and the Northeast Manitoulin Family Health Team. You will be an integral member of the health care team ensuring high quality collaborative primary health care delivery.

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 G Driver’s License and clear driver’s record;
- Clear criminal record check and vulnerable sector 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.

Application deadline is July 26, 2019 at 12 noon 
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

 

Cultural Support Worker Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking the full time services of a Cultural Support Worker for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Individuals. The Cultural Support Worker will provide both cultural and health support to families of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls for their healing and wellness. The Worker will also be responsible for working with other area programs and to provide awareness and prevention messages.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-team of health care professions providing community-based services through the use of a holistic approach integrating both traditional and western healing methods. Our unique team includes: Primary Health (Physicians, Nurse Practitioners), Mental Health (Psychologists and Mental Health & Addictions counsellors and providers), Health Promotion (Healthy Living Children & Youth programs, FASD, and Child Nutrition, Food Promotion projects), and Traditional Healing (Indian Residential School Cultural Support and Resolution Workers, Traditional Healers, Cultural Support- Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Cultural Support –Espanola, and other Traditional Helpers). Services are offered on-site and community based through the Manitoulin Island District Seven First Nations Health Centres and Espanola area). The Cultural Support Worker will report to the Anishinaabe Aadzawin Manager, and under the direction of the Executive Director.

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, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines (tobacco, sweet grass, sage, cedar), may occur within the work setting.

Duties:
- Cultural and emotional support through the delivery of traditional/cultural and relevant health programming;
- Assist with the planning and coordination of conferences and gatherings and conduct community outreach to inform community members about available support services;
- Ensure that survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls have access to an appropriate level of mental wellness support services, including human service sectors (health social services, justice, education, employment, etc.);
- Establish a supportive rapport with families of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls through a network environment of collaborative services with both their home communities, external providers and Noojmowin Teg programs and services.
- Act as a liaison with health support services for counselling (professional, grief, healing and wellness), both individual and group as required;
- Maintain case and e-charting files, as well as workshop and other data collection.

Qualifications:
 A relevant post-secondary designation in human, Anishinabemowin, or social services, with a focus on Anishinabek people preferred
 Minimum three (3) 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
 Experience facilitating cultural relevant workshops, presentations and activities
 Grief counselling background, an asset
 Demonstrated ability to work with Anishinabek people of all ages
 Demonstrated interpersonal, listening and communication (written and verbal) skills with the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport;
 Experience in successful report completion to funders and administration
 Ability to work within a technology based environment – computer, Microsoft office software, timesheet program, etc
 An ability to work flexible hours to be accessible to clients and community members
 Excellent written and spoken communication skills
 Excellent organizational and time management skills, and ability to be self-directed
 Understanding and sensitivity to the Anishinabek community’s cultural diversity
 Ability to speak Anishinabemowin, an asset
 Current CPR Level C and First Aid;
 Ability to travel including clear driver’s abstract and a reliable

Submission Pre-requisites:
Please submit a covering letter, resume, three (3) work-related letters of reference, copy of registration, a current vulnerable sector check, 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: July 3, 2019  

Attn: Human Resources Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Noojmowin Teg Health  Centre
48 Hillside Road, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Postal Bag 2002, Hwy 540, Little Current, ON P0P1K0

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.

General Practitioner/Family Physician

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking a full-time General Practitioner/Family Physician. The Physician will provide clinical leadership to our health and wellness programs in cooperation with our professional and program staff, clients and partners. The Physician will work within an indigenous community-based primary health care environment that is committed to wholistic and comprehensive care through both traditional and western healing methods. Noojmowin Teg is committed to outreach, and a circle of care approach, in collaboration with the First Nation health staff and organizations, service providers and elder groups, to support the wholistic health of the island First Nations community members.

This employment opportunity offers a unique work experience for a professional interested in a rural setting, has interest in participating with a team that addresses the health care of First Nation and indigenous populations. The Centre offers a competitive salary and group health benefit package, pension and professional development.

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

Qualifications
- License to practice from the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Relevant Medical Degree
- Experience or interest in working in a community primary health care setting
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and/or knowledge of Anishinabek cultural values and tradition
- Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills within an electronic environment,
mandatory
- Ability to travel to multiple health care clinics, a valid class G Driver’s License, and clear
driver’s record
- Appropriate personal insurance coverage

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) work-related letters of reference, proof of medial licensing, accreditation, insurance, a current vulnerable criminal records check, 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: June 24, 2019  

Attn: Human Resources Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Noojmowin Teg Health  Centre
48 Hillside Road, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Postal Bag 2002, Hwy 540, Little Current, ON P0P1K0

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.

Join our Team!

Rewarding work in a supportive and fun environment.

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) 368-2229 | info@noojmowin-teg.ca

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre - Satellite Offices

4 Directions Community Complex (Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation) – (705) 368-0229

Centre Espanola – (705) 869-1564

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