Indigenous Transitions Facilitator (NADMIN 30/21)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job Summary:

The Indigenous Transition Facilitator will seek to integrate provincial, federal and other community health and social support services across the care continuum. This position will improve access to quality care through a variety of providers, both clinical and non-clinical. The Indigenous Transition Facilitator will address the physical, social, emotional and spiritual care needs of the client.


  • Regulated health care professional (RN/RPN in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario OR Social Worker in good standing with the OCSWSSW, or other allied health professional with relevel skill set).
  • Palliative Care for Front Line Workers in First Nations Communities training; Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End of Life Care (LEAP) an asset.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years nursing or social work experience an asset.
  • Indigenous cultural competency training (organizational curriculum of choice) preferred.
  • Experience in an Indigenous health and/or social service organization, hospital or community based management, health promotion, public health or social work is essential.
  • Awareness of formal patient or service agreements with local indigenous communities/organizations.
  • Knowledge of system navigation, community resources, legislation, research and funding arrangements specific to Indigenous programs and services.
  • Ability to assist and support in processes of engaging and building mutually supportive relationships with local indigenous communities and organizations in a community centred manner.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills an asset.
  • Demonstrated excellent time management and ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to function within an interdisciplinary healthcare team
  • Proficiency with office software, keyboarding (60 wpm), technology literacy

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate proactive continuity of care; collaborate referrals with circle of care partners; assist seamless care transitions and provider intersection.
  • Strengthen linkages in the delivery of comprehensive individualized wrap around services.
  • Relationship building across trans disciplinary teams and community partners formalizing process to strengthen efficient transitions across the care sector; acute care to community and long term care.
  • Utilizing effective communication strategies; shared care plans, family meetings, and electronic health record benefits.
  • Meet performance indicators and data collection.
  • Utilizing effective communication strategies, shared care plans, family meetings, and electronic health record benefits.
  • Ensure the early engagement of client identified caregivers in development of the care plan, and to determine any education or training they may require to support the client in their living arrangement of choice upon discharge from a regional facility.
  • Must adhere to organizational policies and procedures concerning cleaning, hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment in support of Infection Control measures and attend training when necessary.
Salary:Salary and Benefits in accordance with qualifications and experience
Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email:, Fax: (807) 737-6263

Competition Number:NADMIN 30/21 (Please quote on your application.)
Please quote on your application.

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Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.