Employment Opportunity

Title: Maternal Child Health Worker – Community Health Representative

 

Job Summary

The Community Health Representative will be under the general guidance and direction of the Health Director. The CHR will be directly responsible to the Health Director on matters relating to the operation of his/her program. The activities of the CHR will be planned and implemented in consultation with the Community Health Representative.

 

Demonstrated Skills & Abilities

  • Instruct household members on emergency care and treatment in case of accidents and in-home nursing care for the sick and aged
  • Assist with homes and personal situations by listening and providing assistance with health-related problems, by counselling, advising and referring them for further help or treatment when required
  • Work with the PHN and/or Physician to obtain and correct personal health histories of Band Members.
  • Record the weight, height, temperature, pulse and blood pressure of individual Band Members when indicated
  • Provide information and advice to clients regarding available Health and Social Services
  • Organize health promotion and injury prevention
  • Design or help create culturally appropriate education resources
  • Ability to conduct home visits to build relationships with community members and provide information and support

 

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in providing health promotion and injury prevention services such as prenatal classes, elder’s luncheons or health fairs
  • Proven to help prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases (e.g. immunization promotion, outbreak management, etc.)
  • Conducted screening programs
  • improve and maintain the spiritual, physical, intellectual, social and emotional well-being of individuals, families and their communities.
  • Skilled in Health promotion and injury prevention, Client and community advocacy, Environmental (public) health, and Cultural liaison

Salary: $34,653.00

Closing date: September 1, 2022

Submit all Applications to:

Anna Nadine Spence

Director of Human Resources

Email: anspence@ncnwellness.ca

Family & Community Wellness Centre Inc.

Nelson House, MB R0B 1A0

Phone:  204-484-2341     Fax:  204-484-2341

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