Global Gathering Place recognizes that a focused approach to refugee healthcare is key to improving or reversing the trend toward poor health outcomes for our refugee population. By spending more time on prevention, education, and ongoing support, refugee families have a greater chance to fulfill their dreams of leading long and happy lives in their new homes.
The Immigrant and Refugee Health Team Lead is a professional who, in partnership with the Refugee & Immigrant Health and Case Coordination Manager, is in charge of guiding, monitoring, and leading the Providing Access to Healthcare (PATH) team by motivating and inspiring positive communication among teammates and offering advice and support to achieve goals and improve performance. Knowledge of the refugee experience and a thorough understanding of the Interim Federal Health (IFH) Program and the healthcare system are critical aspects of this role.
– Develop and execute a plan to ensure awareness of PATH among healthcare professionals and organizations, government agencies, and not-for-profit agencies.
– Organize and manage Refugee Health Collaborative meetings and liaise with the REACH Refugee Engagement and Community Health Clinic.
– Identify, initiate, and foster partnerships that could benefit the PATH program.
– Develop and oversee program operations through regular review and monitoring processes to ensure they reflect GGP’s vision of a holistic approach to the health of refugees.
– Mentor and support team members and hold regular well-being debriefing sessions.
– Ensure team members are achieving program goals.
– A Bachelor’s degree in the field of healthcare or social work.
– Minimum of 3 years working in a related area. A thorough understanding of healthcare systems in Saskatchewan, and in Saskatoon and knowledge of the IFH Program are required. Experience in program and/or community development, coordination, or marketing is an asset.
– Experience working with refugees is an asset.
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