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N'Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services Inc. – N’Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre is a not for profit community based health service provider. As one of ten Aboriginal Health Access Centres in Ontario, N’Mninoeyaa is a well-respected, progressive health care organization committed to providing high quality health care services to the seven member First Nation communities. Situated along the north shore of Lake Huron, along the Highway 17 corridor, between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie. N’Mninoeyaa is an accredited community-based primary health care and community health services agency with the CCA Canadian Centre of Accreditation.

Unique in Canada and made in Ontario, AHACs are community-led, primary health care organizations. They provide a comprehensive array of health and social services to Aboriginal peoples.

Position:  Registered Occupational Therapist

Region:  Algoma

Description:  N’Mninoeyaa Community Support Services is seeking a Registered Occupational Therapist to join its dynamic, self-motivated group of health care professionals. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for treating individuals using recognized occupational therapy techniques and by following the guiding principles of Maamwesying, North Shore Community Health Services Inc. The scope of this service is within an inter-disciplinary team to optimize the patient’s independence in activities of daily living.
This is a unique work experience for an Occupational Therapist who is interested in becoming a key member of a team that addresses the health care issues of First Nation and aboriginal populations.

To qualify, you must have a Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. Experience or interest in working in a community clinic and home care setting is essential. Demonstrated sensitivity to, and an understanding of the Aboriginal cultural values and traditions will be essential to your success, as is knowledge and the ability to work with people with diverse practices, cultures and beliefs. You are proficient using computers including mobile phones and you have the capacity to participate in care planning to meet clients’ physical, psychosocial, cultural and emotional needs.
The following would be highly desirable:
?ADP authorizer (or willing and able to obtain).
?Adaptable and flexible.
?Excellent communications and facilitation skills.
?Clear criminal reference check is a condition of employment.
Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Friday, May 04, 2018

How to Apply:  If you're a motivated individual who is looking to take your career to the next level - Apply by submitting your resume to:

Location:  Clinics within the Garden River, Batchewana and Thessalon First Nations and the IFC SSM

Profession Type:  Occupational Therapists

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