MBQ JOB OPPORTUNITIES

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

FAMILY PHYSICIAN  – Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care

Permanent Full Time Position

Job Summary:

The Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care team, with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quine, is seeking a Family Physician to provide Primary Care within their scope of medical practice for Indigenous people living on and off territory and surrounding First Nations Communities. The Physician will provide care to individuals across the life span, promoting a wholistic approach to health, preventing illness and assisting individuals, families and groups to achieve an optimal state of health and wellbeing. The Physician will work in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team including, cultural healing coordinator, adult mental health worker, community development worker, registered nurses and Registered practical nurses and also works with and provides consultation to Nurse Practitioners.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive primary care services to clients of all ages, including primary prevention, health education, comprehensive physical exams, chronic disease management, antenatal care, and acute and episodic visits.
  • Conduct on site visits as well as outreach visits.
  • Act as a client advocate to make effective use of health care resources to provide equitable access to traditional healing and western health services.
  • Review client laboratory results, procedure reports and consultation notes and arrange timely follow up.
  • Maintain accurate records of client visits and encounters, including phone encounters using IIPCT charting and recording formats.
  • Maintain close collaborative working relationships with other allied health professionals to ensure a broad range of services are available to our clients.
  • Contribute to developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating medical protocols and directives.
  • Consult with Nurse Practitioners regarding medical issues that are beyond their scope of practice.
  • Complies with all relevant legislation and Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte policies, including privacy laws.
  • Supports student and volunteer placement programs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and quality improvement.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree and current licence to provide medicine in the Province of Ontario.
  • Registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and is in good standing.

Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements:

  • Ability to mentor support and work alongside staff and students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of indigenous traditional healing practices;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, coach, and motivate staff;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to foster a positive work environment;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with the Indigenous population and sensitivity to Indigenous issues
  • Must have a valid “G” Driver’s License, and Clear Driver’s Abstract
  • Current CPR/First Aid and AED certification.
  • Must be able to provide a clear Vulnerable Sector check.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:               October 31, 2019 at 4:30 P.M.

IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

K0K 1X0

 

BY PHONE OR FAX:

 

Phone: 613-396-3424

Fax: 613-396-3627

BY EMAIL:

careers@mbq-tmt.org

 

Or Visit our Website:

www.mbq-tmt.org

 NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

Nurse Practitioner – Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care

Permanent Full time Position

 Job Summary:

The Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care team, with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quine, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to provide Primary Care within their scope of medical practice for Indigenous people living on and off territory and surrounding First Nations Communities. The Nurse Practitioner will provide care to individuals across the life span, promoting a wholistic approach to health, preventing illness and assisting individuals, families and groups to achieve an optimal state of health and wellbeing. The Nurse Practitioner will work in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team including, Family Physician, cultural healing coordinator, adult mental health worker, community development worker, registered nurses and Registered practical nurses.

 Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Works within the scope of practice set for a Nurse Practitioner to provide primary care to clients.
  • Incorporates and integrates Indigenous approaches to health care into practice.
  • Works with and refers to other members of the care team or other health care providers to ensure clients receive comprehensive, competent and appropriate health care. This could include Indigenous Elders, Traditional Healers, Knowledge Keepers, etc.
  • Assess clients for routine health and illness care, prescribe treatment, prescribe medications, other diagnostic tests, and promote chronic disease self management principles as appropriate.
  • counsels and educates individuals on health and lifestyle issues and evaluates the effectiveness of education and counselling approaches and strategies.

Essential Qualifications:

  • On-going registration as Registered Nurse (extended class), Ontario College of Nurses.
  • Three to Five years nursing experience in a primary care setting; or combination of community. Hospital or public health settings. Applicants with less experience may be considered.
  • Experience supporting marginalized clients, such as Indigenous populations, clients with addictions, mental health, and/or complex psycho-social issues.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities and familiarity with traditional Indigenous approaches to healthcare an asset.

Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of management of clients with addictions and mental health diagnosis.
  • Familiarity with trauma informed care.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to engage marginalized clients, and a commitment to being a “team player.”
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis and ability to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Excellent organizational skills and above average attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and relevant software applications (Microsoft Office), including Electronic Medical Record software.
  • Current CPR / First Aid and AED certification
  • Must be able to provide a Vulnerable Persons Check.
  • Reliable access to a vehicle and ability to travel within the IIPCT catchment area.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:               October 31, 2019 at 4:30 P.M.

IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

K0K 1X0

 

BY PHONE OR FAX:

 

Phone: 613-396-3424

Fax: 613-396-3627

BY EMAIL:

careers@mbq-tmt.org

 

Or Visit our Website:

www.mbq-tmt.org

 NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION – $36.12 – $39.87 per hour

Permanent Full time Position – MBQ Administration

JOB SUMMARY:    

The Director of Education, Culture and Language will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance as well as the overall planning, development, operations and performance of the Education function at the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (“MBQ”) which includes: Eksa’okón:’a Childcare Centre, Head Start, Ohahase Education Centre, Kanhiote Library, Mohawk Bus Lines, Post-Secondary Education, Youth Development, Recreation, Quinte Mohawk School liaison personnel, Ohahase liaison, and FNTI liaison.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Education will implement policies governing the supervision of all personnel, buildings, department and programs related to Education.

Essential Duties:

  1. Educational Leadership:
  • Align programs and initiatives with the vision of the MBQ to unify community values with organizational and funding requirements
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of new programs, curricula and / or curricula development modifications
  • Developing and monitoring work plans in conjunction with Managers taking into consideration funding and other guidelines
  • Develop implementation plans and conduct follow up and assessment to determine benefits and sustainability
  • Negotiate and administer education agreements with internal and external agencies
  • Coordinate and integrate all programs, fiscal, workforce, and physical resources and facilities management
  • Effectively address concerns of special interest groups – e.g. staff, the community, CAO and the Chief and Council
  1. Research & Planning
  • Ensure that all programs and services adequately and effectively meet program objectives and are delivered in accordance to the provisions of policies and the Department’s budget.
  • Identify the immediate and future needs and develop appropriate plans for meeting these
  • Investigate current trends in education to ensure MBQ meet set standards, and to implement strategies utilized in other First Nations
  • Work with community groups, individuals, and those from other educational sites and government to ensure protection of our identity while providing required educational curriculum
  1. Financial Management/Fiscal Responsibility
  • Ensure that the fiscal management of the Education Department & programs is in accordance with funding agreements, and are in alignment with MBQ Finance Policies and Procedures
  • Review monthly unaudited financial statements, general ledgers and financial reports
  • Monitor and evaluate monthly spending trends, perform financial forecasting of the programs, expenditures and identify financial patterns to ensure financial compliance and solvency and adherence to the Council’s accepted fiscal year budget; and report regularly to the CAO on budget revenues and expenditures
  • Work with the Managers and funding agencies, and write proposals or conduct fundraising, for the continuation of program/service delivery
  1. Policy Oversight
  • Provide leadership in the planning, development and implementation and evaluation of MBQ Education Policies
  • Interpret Department’s policies to staff, students, parents and clients; and implement guidelines and procedures
  • Ensuring that the CAO and Education Program management & staff are provided with accurate/up-to-date policy manuals
  • Advise the CAO in relation to policy, regulations and status updates
  1. People Leadership & Development:
  • Demonstrate positive and proactive leadership and promote cooperative decision-making in all programs.
  • Facilitate the achievement of the MBQ education objectives/goals by designing, staffing in accordance to approved structure to ensure that the education, support and administrative tasks are discharged.
  • Provide for the supervision and improvement of programs standards and delivery through regular performance evaluations.
  • Facilitate the enhancement of skills and/or competencies of Educational and support staff within the provisions of policies and budget.
  • Foster accountability for decision-making and results with program managers and staff
  • Promote continuous learning, coaching and mentoring to program managers and staff
  1. Communication and Relationship Development:
  • Convene regular meetings with program leaders and staff to determine needs, identifying and clarifying staff concerns, enhancing communication, receiving “input” from staff regarding the development and administration of policies and stimulating the professional growth of program managers
  • Facilitate the proper functioning of staff meetings by providing a written agenda, relevant documentation, and appropriate recommendations
  1. Community:
  • Provide leadership and direction in all matters relating to education in the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte to keep parents and other community members informed.
  • Develop a “public relations” plan for CAO approval and when approved, implement same.
  • Develop and maintain positive and effective relations with MBQ partners: e.g. Quinte Mohawk School, Hastings & Prince Edward District School Board, and other local, provincial and federal partners.
  • Assume responsibility of all official Department correspondence and newsletter releases.
  • Seek, when necessary, input on program issue from parents, guardians, students and teachers.
  1. Evaluation:
  • Ensure the development and implementation of evaluation policies applicable to students, employees, programs and system evaluations.
  • Ensure the appropriate placement of children/students within program levels according to student needs and abilities, and according to Department policies and budget provisions.
  • Advise and assist the appropriate employees and parent/guardians on request when students are experiencing difficulties in programs.
  • Ensure the proper custody, transmission and confidentiality of student and client records.
  1. Health & Safety
  • Ensures all operations are conducted in a safe manner and in accordance with MBQ Policies, Canada Labour Code Part II. Occupational Health & Safety Regulations and applicable industry regulations.
  • Take the necessary steps to provide a safe and caring, learning environment.
  • Take the necessary steps to accommodate and provide for the safety and well-being of students while they are participating in MBQ programs, or are being transported to or from school programs on transportation provided by MBQ.

Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Graduate level of Education Degree with 10 (ten) years successful experience in the field of educational administration; including effective management and engagement of staff
  • Considerable knowledge of education systems of federal, provincial and Band controlled jurisdictions
  • Knowledge and ability to implement quality improvement initiatives and measure outcomes
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of First Nation’s needs, issue, concerns, and aspirations
  • A good working knowledge of governance models and related management approaches
  • Must provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Must possess a valid class “G” Driver License, and clear driver abstract
  • Available to work flexible hours ( evenings and weekends)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (verbal and oral), negotiation and advocacy skills; particularly in communicating and consulting with community groups, school districts, industry, local government agencies, and the College community
  • A demonstrated record of success in Aboriginal Education and community development work, resource procurement, grant and proposal writing and project management
  • Demonstrated experience resolving employee / parent concerns, informally and formally
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative and consultative leadership and the ability to work effectively within a management team and fast – paced environment
  • Advanced computer skills, experience with organizational change practices, planning budgets and following established financial policies and practices to ensure fiscal responsibility

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   October 31, 2019 at 4:30 P.M.

IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

K0K 1X0

 

BY PHONE OR FAX:

 

Phone: 613-396-3424

Fax: 613-396-3627

BY EMAIL:

careers@mbq-tmt.org

 

Or Visit our Website:

www.mbq-tmt.org

 NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted