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ATTENTION ABORIGINAL JOB SEEKERS!

Apply Now Job ID 1331265 Date posted 11/07/2019
Job title :ATTENTION ABORIGINAL JOB SEEKERS!
Community :FLEXIBLE
Facility :FLEXIBLE
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

Are you an Aboriginal job seeker interested in a career at Interior Health, and not sure where to start or who to talk to? Looking for one on one support?

Our Aboriginal Career Specialists can help!

Interior Health (IH) is dedicated to working with Aboriginal populations (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) within its boundaries and is focused on improving the health of Aboriginal people we care for. As we look to the future, IH is shifting toward a more culturally-competent focus both in our hospitals and out in the community, to better serve Aboriginal Peoples within the Southern Interior region. Interior Health remains committed to the work of increasing our Aboriginal workforce, and ensuring that we hire and retain Aboriginal people at all levels of the organization – from front line to leadership.


Qualifications

Steps to applying as an Aboriginal applicant:

Step 1: Make Sure you are eligible to apply as an Aboriginal applicant:

In order to qualify for one on one support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists you must identify as Aboriginal; North American Indians or Aboriginal/Indigenous people include status, non-status, Métis and Inuit people. Only those Aboriginal persons who come from Canada and the United Statesshould identify themselves as belonging to this designated group.

Self-identification must be indicated on your cover letter.

Step 2: What IH has to offer

Opportunities Exist at IH:

Did you know that IH employs over 20,000+ employees in diverse opportunities across our region:

Direct Patient Care:
- Nursing
- Health Care Assistant
- Laboratory Services
- Social Work
- Mental Health
- Medical Imaging
- Rehabilitation
- Aboriginal Patient Navigators
- Pharmacy

Non- Direct Patient Care:
- Administrative Services
- Human Resources
- Staffing Services
- Finance and Accounting
- IMIT
- Leadership Opportunities
- Aboriginal Health
- Support Services (food services & housekeeping)

To see a list of our current opportunities, click here https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/

Then indicate in your cover letter the specific posting numbers you are interested in.
If you don’t have a position or specific department in mind, our Aboriginal Career Specialists will have an open discussion with you to explore how your skills, interests and career aspirations may match current opportunities at IH.
Depending on area of interest, opportunities may be available including casual, part time and full time (0-37.5 hours/week)

Step 3: Apply Online

When you’re ready to apply, click the “Apply Now” button below.

** If you’re having difficulty applying, please don’t hesitate to email us at aboriginalemployment@interiorhealth.ca
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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