Manager, Health & Social Services ID: 62814

Deadline Date: 2020/02/21

Location:  Thunder Bay

We are seeking an experienced professional to fill the role of Manager, Health and Social Services. This is an exciting opportunity to have a significant impact on the well-being and everyday lives of a First Nation Community. Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Manager, Health & Social Services is responsible for the direct supervision of health & social service department staff and for ensuring the effective delivery of Michipicoten's health and social service programs to serve the needs of all MFN citizens; whether that be within an Indigenous culturally competent framework, or a best practice model. Frequent travel and flexibility to work outside of office hours may be required.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 107 Hiawatha Drive
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Management, Health
Program Leadership:
Implement health-related goals as established by Chief and Council.
Administer and implement all health-related policies and programs adopted by Michipicoten.
Coordinate and assist health & social service staff with daily, weekly, monthly and yearly planning for program delivery and services.
Evaluate current health programs and services.
Develop programs related to community health needs.
Finance & Administration:
Provide an administrative/monitoring function over health programs and service delivery, as well as the day-to-day operations of Michipicoten's Health & Social Service department.
Safeguard health records and maintain confidentiality of the health practice.
Ensure that programs operate within budget allocations.
Operations and Maintenance:
Ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Michipicoten Health Centre including supply ordering and delivery/receipt, ensuring regular maintenance is performed and as required, coordinate with health professionals to ensure their clinic needs are met.
Human Resources Management:
Perform day-to-day staff management in accordance with MFN policies and performance expectations including processing paperwork for timesheets, leave requests, ensuring that vital services are covered at all times, dealing with on-call issues, planning holiday coverage, performing evaluations, and providing regular constructive performance feedback.
Quality Management:
Ensure that all programs meet or exceed program objectives.
Ensure that Michipicoten's traditions and cultural health approaches are incorporated into service delivery.
Work to maximize member satisfaction within policy constraints.
Stay in close contact with members, families and the community to better appreciate their needs and assess the quality of services provided by the First Nation and Government programs.
Submit regular reports or forecasts as required, to the Executive Officer, Chief and Council or other external representatives.
Complete all reporting on a timely basis.
Assist in preparing and presenting plans and/or strategies for Michipicoten Health & Education.
Identify and apply for funding available for Michipicoten Health & Social Service programs
Building Relationships:
Maintain excellent working relations and communications with external service partners including First Nations Health Authority, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, local schools, and other health and education professionals.
Provide and lead opportunities for staff and other service providers to coordinate services, assist one another, and debrief for constant improvement.
Act as the health and social service representative with external stakeholders and government bodies when required.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Interested persons may submit their cover letter & resume as one document by email to Lisa Belanger no later than February 21, 2020. Please include the job title in the email subject line.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Lisa Belanger
Position Title:
 Interim Manager, HR & Administrative Operations
Company Name:
 Michipicoten First Nation
 107 Hiawatha Drive
Postal Code:
 P0S 1K0
Web Address:

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