Indigenous Patient Navigator (IPN)

Job Number:J1022-1279

Job Title:Indigenous Patient Navigator (IPN) Scarborough Location

SHN is committed to improving the health and access to culturally safe healthcare of Indigenous people in our community, and we recognize that we all have a contribution to make in reconciliation and healing. SHN is hiring an Indigenous Patient Navigator (IPN) who will provide culturally relevant service navigation, counselling, support and advocacy for First Nation, Inuit and Métis and Urban Indigenous (FNIMul) patients and families. A key feature of this role is providing culturally relevant counselling, support, and advocacy for FNIMuI patients and families by facilitating and coordinating access to services, addressing cultural/spiritual needs, and networking with FNIMuI and non-FNIMuI partners

Department: Division Of Nephrology

Job Category: Clinical Professional/Allied Health

Hospital Location: Centenary/General/Birchmount

Job Type: Full Time

Number Of Positions:1

Union: Non-Union

Hours: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Reporting to the Director of Chronic Disease Management, the IPN supports integration with existing navigational and advocacy support currently provided by local community organizations and regional partners. The IPN will also have a broader scope in terms of community engagement, supporting an Indigenous Advisory Committee, policy development, health literacy, and other building blocks to develop an Indigenous Health Program at SHN.

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