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Do you wish to apply your knowledge and leadership expertise within an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of B.C.’s largest health region? If you answered “yes”, then we want you to discover the next step in your career as a Leader, Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility. This Full Time role will join our Indigenous Cultural Safety team and will be responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of cultural safety and anti-racism change initiatives. This position is based out of our Central City office in Surrey, B.C. - an ideal location with access to rapid transit, and shopping services as well as other amenities. We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service.
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. The Fraser Salish region is home to 32 First Nations Communities and 6 Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
At Fraser Health, we value diversity in the workforce and seek to maintain an environment of respect, caring and trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable and culturally safe manner. For this position, we also want to highlight that individuals with First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit 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 Indigenous ancestry.
Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
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Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:
Reporting to the Director, Strategic Initiatives - Indigenous Health, the Leader is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of cultural safety and anti-racism change initiatives and programs ensuring alignment with the strategic direction of Fraser Health (FH) and with the goal of enhancing FH's capacity to deliver culturally safe and anti-racist health services. The Leader is responsible for leading FH in embedding cultural safety and humility, as well as anti-racism, across the organization.
Provides leadership to the program by cultivating and maintaining strong relationships and partnerships with Indigenous communities and organization within the Fraser Region. Leads and supervises assigned staff within the team and manages associated budget.
Bachelor's Degree in Indigenous Studies, Health Care Administration or a related discipline plus a minimum seven (7) years' recent, related experience in a large organization; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.