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Coordinator, Aboriginal Cultural Safety

Posting Number 1170933

Are you looking to make a positive difference in our communities? We are looking for a Coordinator, Aboriginal Cultural Safety to support the commitment to advance cultural humility and cultural safety within Fraser Health.

You will lead, develop and implement the Aboriginal Cultural Safety Framework and training program with the goal of enhancing the Fraser Health's capacity to deliver culturally safe health services.

Build on your education and experience as you:

  • Develop in partnership with the Cultural Safety Core Working Group guidelines, systems, curriculum, educational tools and instruments for achieving and maintaining Aboriginal Cultural Safety and standards throughout the continuum of health services.
  • Collaborate with Professional Practice, Aboriginal community partners and other internal/external partners to support and advance cultural humility and cultural safety within FH.
  • Provide organization-wide and program specific training that supports FH’s commitment to trauma informed practices in the delivery of services to Aboriginal people.
  • Organizes and facilitates cultural safety and humility education activities in collaboration with internal and external partners.
  • Identify needs, and develops resource material to support staff development and participation in the education and cultural safety and humility initiatives within FH.
  • Develop, maintain and capture data to share with the Cultural Safety Core Working Group.

Are you motivated to join us? We will be looking for you to have the following:

  • Master's Degree in Adult Learning or related discipline
  • Plus 3 years’ recent related experience in coaching, mentoring, training, conflict resolution and provision of facilitation of Aboriginal cultural competency curriculum and training
  • Including 2 years' working for an Aboriginal organization/program that includes interacting and developing relationships with Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities along with extensive understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal culture and specifically FH region's First Nation's cultures
  • Current BC Driver's Licence and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Culture and History in BC and Canada
  • Demonstrated highly specialized skills in assessing and managing conflict in often cross cultural, emotionally charged, and complex learning environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in Aboriginal communities and build positive and mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with cultural issues sensitively.

Does this sound like an outstanding role for you? If so, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career with FH will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of experts in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment.
  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Fraser Health consists of 12 acute care hospitals, with BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide variety of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, with dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 26,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, and serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Apply today so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve.

“Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry."



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