Coordinator of Awash & Uschiniichisuu

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  • Post Date: January 28, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: M-1819-1395E
External vacancy


1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: M-1819-1395E
External Posting Number: E
Posting Start Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
Posting End Date: Friday, January 31, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Whapmagoostui
Status: Permanent Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 510
Department: Miyupimaatisiiun Center
MSSS Job Title: Coordinator of Awash & Uschini
Financial Sub-Service Number: 720123
Job Hours: 35.00
Hours Per Day: 7.00
FTE: Day
Shift Type: Stable
Work Schedule: 10/14 Days

3. Description

Reporting to the Director CMC, the incumbent contributes to the planning, organization, coordination and support for the delivery of Awash/Uschiniichisuu Miyupimaatisiiun Services, of the Community Miyupimaatisiiun Center (CMC).

The incumbent collaborates with the CMC Director and coordinators to provide healthcare and social services to the population. The incumbent serves as a liaison, coordination and support point amongst all concerned managements for the CMC Services. These responsibilities are for the children (0-9 years old) and young adult (10 – 29 years old) their care giver preventive and curative health care, infectious diseases, mental health and social services.

4. Requirements


  • Bachelor degree in Nursing and member of the O.I.I.Q;


  • Bachelor degree in social work and member of the OTSTCFQ.


  • Five (5) years of experience in service/program planning, management or supervision in a current services multidisciplinary team setting. A specialization in a relevant area is an asset.

Please note that applicants registered in the Indigenous Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have sufficient university educational credits to be eligible for the management activities associated with this position.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of the MSSS network, regulations and programs for General and Current Services and nursing practice in a Community Health & Social Service Center (CLSC) and Hospital Ambulatory;
  • Good knowledge of and experience with acute and current nursing, health and social services in a first-line community health clinic and hospital ambulatory unit, and its related theory, practice, current issues and trends, and program planning and supervision, including the development of policies and program manuals and quality assurance systems;
  • Good knowledge of pre-hospital services, childhood related health care, and community health prevention and promotion approaches is an asset;
  • Good knowledge of multidisciplinary team functioning and leadership;
  • Ability to manage the planning and development of new services and programs;
  • Knowledge of, or ability to grasp the issues and context related to First Nation health and social services;
  • Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Miyupimaatisiiun (traditional methods) healing practices is an asset;
  • Ability to apply Eenou/Eeyou culture, values, traditions and teachings into programs and services;
  • Knowledge of Cree culture and language is an asset;
  • Northern health care experience is an asset;
  • Good interpersonal communication, clinical and community health leadership and respectful teamwork skills;
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with line managers in a matrix organization;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and presentation;
  • Methodical, organized, autonomous, flexible, and ability to multi-task;
  • Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision-making skills as applied to planning;
  • Good working ability with administrative computer applications, especially Office applications.


  • Fluent in English;
  • Fluency in Cree or French is an asset.


  • Willing to travel on a regular basis.

5. Salary information

Salary (Other scale):
Class 15 Min. $70,257 – Max. $91,334

6. Contact

The persons interested in this position are asked to forward their resume within the prescribed deadline to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay,

P.O. Box 250, Chisasibi, QC
Tel: 819-855-2744 Fax: 819-855-2680 Email:

More information about the position & job description with complete requirements may be obtained by contacting the above.

Note 1: In accordance with the organization’s Cree Employment Policy (in Progress) and various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA

All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.