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Director, Primary Care Northern Region, BC

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 4, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company First Nations Health Authority
Location Northern Region, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client First Nations Health Authority
Contact Information​

Director, Primary Care
Northern Region, BC

The Director is responsible for the strategic leadership to operationalize Primary Health Care to advance First Nations health and wellness in BC. The Director engages all stakeholders to facilitate changes necessary to the success of primary care projects, including but not limited to eHealth and JPB investments. Responsible for setting the direction, coordination, facilitation and sustainability of fully integrated primary health care services within the regions, enabled by eHealth programs and services. The Director works to identify relevant infrastructure, providers, and community resources in each designated area. The Director collaboratively works with physicians, allied health providers, to integrate the key attributes of PHC as it evolves in BC. Provides advice and expertise to the FNHA and Regional Executive Directors in support of the development and operations of primary health care and strategic initiatives for a sustainable delivery model supporting First Nations health and wellness. Engages, collaborates, represents, and advises on integrated primary health care services and related key initiatives at the federal, provincial and regional levels and with internal and external stakeholders.

Education & Experience

  • A University degree in a relevant field or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience
  • Significant, recent and relevant experience at a management level in primary care (usually acquired over a period of 5-8 years)
  • Experience working with First Nations at political and community levels in the areas of primary health care
  • Experience in the provision of indigenous eHealth and health/wellness services and programs
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans, health services and programs delivered at the health service or aggregate level
  • Experience providing leadership to teams


Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.

FNHA offers competitive salary, pension, extended health benefits and employee supports for mental wellness including an EAP and cultural supports.


At FNHA, you’ll have the

opportunity to contribute to BC’s history. With a unique governing structure and mandate, our fluid work environment means you can play an active role in real change.

Our talented teams value respect and foster lateral kindness in their working relationships. Our holistic approach to wellness, based on First Nations teachings, is incorporated into all aspects of work culture. Where else will you get to create a personal wellness plan as part of your performance goals?

If you are looking for more than a job, come join the FNHA family.


January 18, 2019 at 4:00pm

Submit your Cover Letter & Resume as one document.

Apply On-Line:

or Confidential Fax: (604) 913-6135

Please include “Self-Identified”, if you are

voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations or Aboriginal.

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