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Coordinator - Indigenous Patient Site

Requisition ID: 359025  

Position Number: 20010798

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Employer: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority 

Site: WRHA Corporate - St Boniface Hospital  

Department / Unit: Indigenous Health Services  

Job Stream: Non-Clinical  

Union: Non Union 

Anticipated Start Date: 05/27/2024

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Work Arrangement: In Person  

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.


Position Overview

Under the day-to-day operational direction of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Program Director - Indigenous Health Services, and general accountability to the WRHA Regional Director - Indigenous Health Programs, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of the WRHA, the Indigenous Patient Site Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the Indigenous Health Services program on site, planning and coordinating health and human services affecting Indigenous patients; participating in Regional WRHA Indigenous Health Services Program activities and other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of three (3) years supervisory/administrative experience working with the Indigenous community in a healthcare related field.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or relevant social science discipline.


Note: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the above.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficiency in the use of current and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of and working familiarity with services of government departments and agencies and organizations providing assistance to Indigenous people.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture.
  • Ability to interact well with other healthcare professionals, all levels of staff, and patients and families.
  • Demonstrated planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Mature, professional manner.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable



This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Golden West Centennial Lodge, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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