Coordinator, Waashkeshuuyaan Unit

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Anishnawbe Health Toronto
  • Healthcare: Other Staff Positions
  • Supervision / Team Leader
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$61,996 - 74,3962019-01-112019-02-01

Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Our mission: to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal People in spirit, mind, emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within a multidisciplinary health care model.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  Coordinator, Waashkeshuuyaan Unit - Full-time continuing position

Anishnawbe Health Toronto, a fully accredited community health centre, offers access to health care practitioners from many disciplines including Traditional Healers, Elders and Medicine People. We seek a qualified candidate to fill the position of Coordinator, Waashkeshuuyaan Unit. Under the direction of the Unit Manager, the Coordinator assumes responsibility of leadership for health and other services which include the Primary Health Team, Diabetic Education and Prevention Programs, Oshkii Okitchidaak Program, Maternal and Infant Program and administrative functions.

The Coordinator will be expected to foster positive, respectful relationships and team/program functions, promote a culture of collaboration and continuous process improvement, and utilize evidence-informed practice standards to influence care delivery outcomes within a client-centered, inter-professional care environment.


Essential Responsibilities

Major responsibilities relate to programs, administration, service coordination, financial and human resources management and external relations. The Coordinator:

  • Leads effectively to support high quality program and direct service performance
  • Develops and maintains performance for the services to determine direct client care and program and areas for improvement, ensuring effective and efficient utilization of human, fiscal, material and capital resources
  • Provides statistical information to ensure the organization is accountable for program activities as required by management and funding bodies
  • Develops, coordinates, maintains and promotes effective relationships with other organizations/agencies
  • Ensures that direct service and program delivery performance reflects the mission, vision and priorities of the organization
  • Ensures that services reflect the culture-based model of the organization emphasizing Traditional teachings, methods and healing approaches

Essential Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge about performance outcome measurement, evidence-informed practices, client satisfaction, quality assurance
  • Well-developed negotiation and conflict management /resolution skills
  • Proven supervisory skills, including program planning, monitoring, evaluation, quality assurance, risk management and client/staff safety
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, including familiarity with utilizing EMR
  • Well-developed skills in building and maintaining effective team relations, including strong motivational and coaching skills
  • Strong skills in financial management (including budget planning/monitoring), database maintenance, purchasing, project coordination and program development
  • Well-developed organizational, analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication, networking, presentation and writing skills

Essential Qualifications

  • College diploma and/or degree in program administration and/or Social Services or a combination of an undergraduate degree with significant supervisory and leadership experience
  • Experience with and knowledge of the issues affecting Aboriginal People living in an urban setting


How to Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to, in a single document, with your name and “Coordinator Waashkeshuuyaan Unit” in the subject line. If you have questions about the process, please call 416-920-2605 x.332

CLOSING DATE: February 1, 2019

Anishnawbe Health Toronto offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a commitment to your professional development and a supportive workplace environment.

Applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal and meet the requirements of the job posting will be given first consideration in the hiring process

Anishnawbe Health Toronto is committed to diversity and values the contribution of its employees from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We welcome applications from Aboriginal persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who contribute to greater diversity of perspectives.

(If you are invited for an interview and require accommodation, please let us know)

Meegwetch to all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.