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Keewaytinook Okimakanak (Northern Chiefs Council)

Telemedicine Informatics Educator



Company Information

Northern Chiefs Council.  Serving Deer Lake, Fort Severn, North Spirit Lake, Poplar Hill and Keewaywin.

Job Description



Reporting to the Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC), the Telemedicine Informatics Educator coordinates telemedicine training for Community Telemedicine Coordinators (CTCs) and for KO eHealth Services staff and other KO health staff. The Informatics Educator assesses CTC training needs, provides training, supports the acquisition of specific telemedicine skills and knowledge, develops continuous learning plans, and monitors learner success and performance. S/he takes the lead role to ensure CTC certification. The Informatics Educator prepares practical learning materials, documents standard telemedicine procedures, and prepares and updates training procedure manuals. The Informatics Educator provides technical assistance in his/her work with the CTCs and the telemedicine team to ensure high quality telemedicine delivery.




  • ·         Demonstrates commitment to KO eHealth team
  • ·         Provides technical support
  • ·         Coordinates telemedicine learning for Telemedicine and KO health staff
  • ·         Completes documentation and paperwork required to support program
  • ·         Coordinates the training of Community Telemedicine Coordinators (CTCs)





a)      Diploma or degree in Nursing or other health field preferred

b)      Experience working with First Nations communities in health or education

c)      Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values, and of the geographical and health care challenges of First Nations in the Sioux Lookout district

d)     Familiarity with health system in the district

e)      Experience with adult learning and training strategies

f)       Ability to learn, adopt and teach new technical and clinical skills and practice

g)      Understanding of and interest in the use of communications and learning technologies in health care delivery

h)      Excellent interpersonal skills

i)        Strong computer skills (M/S Office Suite, E-mail, Internet)

j)        Good oral and written communications skills

k)      Able to work independently or as part of a team

l)         Ability to speak Cree, Oji-Cree or Ojibway an asset

m)    Some travel to remote communities required

Contact Information

Keewaytinook Okimakanak (Northern Chiefs Council)
angie mccleary
807-735-1381, ext. 1318
Posting Date: 20-Apr-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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