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Bigstone Health Commission

Director of Health


T0G 2K01535348

Job Description

Director of Health

One (1) Permanent full time position

Wabasca, Alberta


The Bigstone Health Commission in Wabasca, AB is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join our talented Health Team for the position of the Health Director. This is a rewarding opportunity if you have an appreciation for First Nation culture, a desire for continuing professional development and enjoy the support and collaboration from our multidisciplinary team and various other professionals and agencies.




   ·            Reporting to the Board of Directors on an interim basis, subject to organization review; The Health Director will be responsible for the management and for carrying out the mandate of the Bigstone Health Commission with regard to the delivery and administration of health programs and services to Bigstone Cree Nation members living both on and off reserve.  This will include the administration of the Bigstone Health Departments including; Planning, Development, implementation, and operations

   ·            Prepare and deliver all financial and program reporting requirements to all stakeholders

   ·            The identification, negotiation, and implementation of new health enhancing programs and services as they become available

   ·            Develop and maintain relationships with all interested parties

   ·            Provide advocacy within the community and or with other agencies

   ·            Assess and advise the Board of Directors on appropriate strategies linked with current organizational goals, and regional and political environments

   ·            Provide tools, directions and resources for the management staff and Board of Directors

   ·            Ensures that the organization delivers the full range of health programs/services within budget

   ·            Ability to travel

   ·            Other duties and required



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Previous management experience working within a First Nation Health Administration setting
  • Registered and active member of CARNA
  • Current Criminal Record Check
  • Current CYIM Check
  • Have an in depth understanding of First Nation health issues and programs
  • Proven leadership and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding and appreciation for First Nation Culture
  • Excellent computer skills


Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send Resume, Criminal Record Check along with 3 work related references to:


Email to:

Bigstone Health Commission

Box 1020 Wabasca, Alberta T0G 2K0

Fax: 780-891-4010


Position will remain open until:  September 20, 2017


Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted


Contact Information

Bigstone Health Commission
Francesca Kiyawasew
Human Resource Manager
Posting Date: 07-Sep-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 120-Oct-2017
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