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Prenatal/ Nursing Assistant

Employer
KTC Tribal Council]
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Hours
Full-time
Job Description:Job Description Salary: POSITION TITLE: Prenatal/Nursing Assistant Permanent Part Time 0.5 FTE Position Summary: Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member Nations of: Loon River First Nation - #476, Lubicon Lake Band - #453, Peerless Trout First Nation - #478, Whitefish Lake First Nation - #459 and Woodland Cree First Nation - #474. KTC was formed in 1995 to facilitate joint action by the member Nations on matters of mutual concern. While there are many similarities between the five (5) KTC member Nations, each has its own unique character and features. All are surrounded by a warmth and beauty rich with culture and traditions of the Cree people. The Prenatal/Nursing assistant will work to support the Public Health team in providing prenatal education in the communities of Woodland Cree First Nation, Loon River, and Whitefish Lake First Nation. The Prenatal/Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing education within the broad scope of maternal and child health including, group prenatal classes, breastfeeding support, developmental milestone and immunization education. They will collaborate with the Nursing Manager and Maternal Child Health Workers to support community prenatal programming. This position will require travel to the communities combined with working remotely to provide support. Responsibilities Provide education and teaching to prenatal and postnatal mothers and their families in individual and group settings. Breastfeeding education and support to small groups and individuals Host education sessions for families with children aged 0-6 years to provide information on various health and parenting topics. Liaise with Maternal Child Health Workers to offer pre-natal Collaborate and coordinate services with other agencies as Work independently as Ability to maintain accurate health records and fulfill reporting Ability to deliver health promotion, prevention, and education Effective interaction with clients, families, staff, supervisors and supporting Ensure that all program initiatives reflect the cultural values, traditions, and customs of the Nations being Education and Qualifications: Completion of a degree or diploma in a healthcare related Valid and current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Computer literacy - certification and/or training in entry level usage Previous experience working with pre and post-natal clients and maternal child health knowledge is Experience, Knowledge and Skills: A minimum of three years of experience with maternal child health, labour/delivery, public health nursing or providing pre/post-natal education will be considered an asset. Previous supervisory experience will be considered an Excellent and effective decision-making skills, oral and written communication skills, assessment skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, teaching skills and supervisory skills are required. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team with other care Willing, capable and flexible in working to meet the needs of the health Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Cree culture, organizations and communities Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of indigenous health care concerns and Additional Requirements: Possesses valid driver's license and is able to provide a driver's abstract Submission of clear current Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check and child intervention check Oath of confidentiality must be signed prior to commencing employment SALARY: Negotiable based on education and experience. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to HealthHR@ktcadmin.ca DEADLINE: June 18, 2023 The Personal information submitted pursuant to the advertisement will be utilized for the employment opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of information and protection of privacy act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest however only those selected for consideration/interview will be contacted. Job ID: 42403211
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KTC Tribal Council

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