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  • Full Time
  • Thunder Bay, ON
  • This position has been filled.
  • 2024-12-31

Website Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Why should YOU choose Dilico?
Optional Hybrid work schedule
Optional Flexible schedule to support work-life balance
OMERS Pension plan available to all employees
Competitive salaries
Generous paid vacation time for Permanent employees
Paid time off at Christmas above paid vacation time
EFAP available to all employees and their families
Benefit plan that includes dental, healthcare, and vision services for Permanent employees
A chance to make a difference in the community

Positions available: 1

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Position Overview:
The Traditional Medicine Practitioner is responsible for ensuring patients have access to and receive traditional healing services and traditional medicines and can coordinate them in a holistic way to promote personal well-being – spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental.  The Traditional Medicine Practitioner will work in collaboration with primary care providers and pharmacists to provide and educate clients on traditional medicines.  It will also support and guidance clients with counselling, teachings, sacred circles, traditional ceremonies and assist clients/families/staff and the Anishinabek community serviced by Dilico in healing, balance, and wellness. A sound understanding of western medicine is required.
The position is permanent full-time and is not part of any bargaining unit and travel to the district will be required.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Minimum post-secondary education; preference in area of Indigenous Studies or related Human Services diploma
Minimum 3 year’s experience in Cultural programming for children and their families
A combination of skills, education and life learning specific to traditional knowledge may be considered
Knowledge of different types of traditional medicines, with expertise around medicines available and practiced in the Robinson Superior Treaty Area.
Must have a satisfactory Criminal Records Search, Vulnerable Sector Search
Must have the ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Manager or designate in relation to service delivery requirements
Must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license and have access to a personal vehicle

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