Full-Time Position in Thompson

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Under the direction of the Traditional Healer Program (THP) Manager, the Assistant Manager will process non-Insured health benefit (NIHB) decisions and payments to eligible clients and service providers and assist with supervisory duties. All work will be carried out in a manner that is consistent with MKO policy and cultural protocols in working with Elders, Traditional Healers, or Indigenous Knowledge Keepers.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Answer provider and client questions and billing inquiries.
  • Review and process Traditional Healer requests to ensure eligibility, accuracy, completeness and compliancy per THP Program.
  • provide case recommendations and analysis to the Traditional Healer Program Manager and/or support to medical consultants or stakeholders.
  • Input statistical process into database as required.
  • Maintain an updated database constant with the program and record keeping requirements of the MKO funding agreement for reporting purposes.
  • Assist where required to carry out a tendering process to request for funding proposals and the selection and review process for traditional healing services.
  • Assist with the execution of individual service agreements to provide traditional healing services.
  • Assists other team members of the MKO Mental Health Wellness team and carry out other duties as needed and assigned.

 Education and Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in an office/administrative environment.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Internet, Excel, Word, and E-mail is required.
  • College diploma in an administrative field or equivalent.
  • Proficient note taking during meetings, and ensure all written documents are processed in a timely manner.
  • Ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong initiative with the ability to work independently while functioning as part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through.
  • A sensitivity and understanding of culture, language, and issues relevant to Indigenous communities.
  • A current police security clearance and satisfactory criminal records check including clearance to work with vulnerable men, women, youth, and child intervention.
  • Satisfactory child abuse registry check.

Salary is dependant upon qualifications and experience

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter identifying the position applying for and resume, along with 3 professional reference listings (include a most recent employer reference) by: 4:00 PM on July 24, 2023 to Shawna Flett at [email protected]

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.