Job – Facilitator Aboriginal Cultural Competency Program, PHSA, Vancouver, BC

Posted on Updated on

Facilitator Aboriginal Cultural Competency Program
from PROVINCIAL HEALTH SERVICES AUTHORITY in British Columbia (Vancouver)
Date Posted: 05-09-2015 Category/Industry: Healthcare / Medical
Facilitator, Aboriginal Cultural Competency Program
Reference # 40878
Regular Full-Time (3 positions)
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC
Reporting to the Provincial Lead, Aboriginal Cultural Competency Program, the
Facilitator, Aboriginal Cultural Competency Program is responsible for
facilitating training of the PHSA Aboriginal Cultural Competency Training
program within PHSA, the five regional health authorities and provincial
ministries with social and health mandates through the application of adult
learning principles and experience working with Aboriginal peoples. The
Facilitator works collaboratively with the PHSA Aboriginal Program, including other facilitators, the Lead Facilitator, and is directed by the Provincial Lead, Aboriginal Cultural Competency program.
Duties & Accountabilities
* Provides key facilitation and leadership in the development and delivery of the PHSA Cultural Competency Program by supporting and shaping the ongoing development and implementation of the program.
* Identifies potential crisis responses, assesses situation, and manages conflict within an emotionally charged and complex cross racial learning dynamics utilizing highly specialized skills and knowledge.
* Works collaboratively within a team of facilitators in providing unique specialized cultural competency training to health authorities to develop individual competencies and promote positive partnerships.
* Works in collaboration with Aboriginal partners, internal management, Agency Learning and Development Teams, and OD Online Specialists to accomplish training needs analyses, curriculum design, and to develop and analyze non-clinical and clinical online training programs.
* Provides coaching and mentoring to participants. Guides and supports each participant through dynamic and interactive learning models. Calls participants to provide one to one assistance related to technical and or other issues with the program such as start dates, conference calls, and nudges the participants through the training when needed.
* Chairs and facilitates teleconferences with regard to the training program and provides direct group facilitation services when requested by the Provincial Lead, Aboriginal Cultural Competency Program.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Adult Learning or a related discipline plus three (3) years of recent related experience in the coaching, mentoring, training and provision of facilitation of indigenous cultural competency curriculum and training, including experience interacting with Aboriginal peoples and Aboriginal communities as well as government agencies and ministries. experience in consulting and delivery of specialized educational programs.  Exceptional team facilitation skills and a demonstrated ability to lead a team to achieve goals and objectives. Excellent communication skills including the ability to train, facilitate, influence and persuade others. Demonstrated ability to teach, coach and mentor all levels of health care providers. Strong analysis and problem solving abilities required. Internal consulting role requires leadership, facilitation and problem solving and team skills, generally in the context of team challenges and conflict. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines. Highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to deal effectively with all levels of staff. Requires skills to engage within divergent perspectives including aboriginal, immigrant and non-aboriginal populations. These skills include ability to engage with diversity of learning styles, education levels and motivational issues around challenging areas. Demonstrated ability to operate and update unique program training software, including graphical space layout, presentation, and on-line learning language and communication techniques. Ability to produce spreadsheet reports. Self-directed and motivated, with demonstrated ownership over assigned responsibilities. Be adaptable and flexible to meet changing priorities and resource constraints.  We invite you to apply by clicking the “Apply Online Now” button where youcan register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.

Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.
For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:
For more information on PHSA’s Indigenous Cultural Competency Training Program
please visit:
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We
encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal
peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s