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Health Education Specialist, Coordinator and Promoter

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted June 18, 2020.

JOB POSTING# 856123 **This is a repost** Please do not apply if you have already

Position:  Health Education Specialist (Coordinator/Health Promoter)
Site: TORONTO WESTERN HOSPITAL
Department: Artists’ Health Centre (AHC)
Salary/Grade:   D008
Salary: $38.42 – $48.03
Hours: 22.5 hours per week  3 shifts
Status: Permanent Part-time

POSITION:

The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre is located at Toronto Western Hospital. The Centre offers both complementary/alternative and conventional health care to professional creative and performing artists, and to students and staff at post-secondary arts institutions. The Centre’s mandate includes research, education, and outreach to the arts community.

The specialized expertise of our practitioners focuses on the specific health care issues and needs of artists, with a view to providing a holistic approach to health within an evidence-based framework. The knowledge acquired through the AHC will benefit not only artists in the Toronto area, but also those across Canada and internationally through e-health communications and research.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Coordinator/Health Promoter performs managerial responsibilities that ensure the overall operational effectiveness of the Artists’ Health Centre and Chiropody Clinic.  This includes overseeing all the related activities for the Centre, supervision of the staff, reporting and analysis of data, financial tracking/reconciliation, and ensuring effective patient flow. You will carry out program development by facilitating health promotion and wellness education planning and implementation activities; participate in skills and capacity building activities; participate in research and evaluation techniques; provide consumer-oriented health information and reference service to clients using print and electronic resources; participate in academic forums; and act as a champion for integration of conventional and complementary/alternative therapies. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • Up to four (4) years relevant operational, financial and supervisory experience
  • Experience required in health promotion, health education, adult education, and community development
  • Experience working with professional Artists
  • Experience with and/or supportive of offering both conventional and alternative therapies
  • Compliance with confidentiality
  • Knowledge and experience with community development principles, as well as the determinants of health
  • Ability to work collaboratively as an AHC member, making the best use of own skills and expertise and those of colleagues
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other program staff and community practitioners in order to provide activities, programs and services 
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and recognize the innate strengths of individual professional artists and their communities
  • Knowledge of computer systems, databases and the Internet

 

RE-POSTED DATE:  June 18, 2020     CLOSING DATE: July 2, 2020

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.