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Community Health Representative (CHR) – Bushe River

Career Posting : Community Health Representative (CHR) – Bushe River

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: October 18, 2017 5:00 pm


The Dene Tha’ First Nation Oojon T’sana/Health Services has a position available for a Community Health Representative (CHR), based out of the Four Chiefs Complex in Bushe River. This is a full-time position with benefits. Must live in the area, travel is not provided.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Promote awareness of various community health services programs
  • Provide cross-cultural instruction & act as a liaison between health care providers and community leaders and/or members
  • Provide pre-natal and post-natal support to expectant mothers
  • Record clients’ health history and provide an assessment of needs
  • Promote awareness and understanding of immunizations to prevent, monitor and control communicable diseases
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate community health plans
  • Assist members and families who have special needs due to physical disabilities and/or psychological conditions
  • Promote the importance of healthy lifestyles within the community


  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Community Health Representative (CHR) Certificate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft computer programs
  • Must be dependable and reliable
  • Ability to speak the Dene language is a definite asset
  • Class 5 Driver’s license and reliable transportation

The successful candidate must provide a current criminal record check and a child welfare clearance check.

Closing Date:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Submit resumes to:
Elna Ahnassay, Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha’ First Nation
Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886

We thank all applicants in advance however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.