NIHB Navigator

NIHB Navigator

Job Information
Author alnationtalk
Date May 18, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Chiefs of Ontario
Location Toronto, ON
Category Navigator
Client Chiefs of Ontario
Contact Information
[email protected]

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
NIHB Navigator

The Chiefs of Ontario are now accepting resumes for the position of Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Navigator.  The NIHB Navigator is a part of the Health Department within the Chiefs of Ontario. They provide assistance with advocacy, support and serve as a Liaison for First Nation Communities, Community Workers and Organizations in resolving NIHB access issues.

Location: Position will be remote.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Following up with NIHB related calls for assistance
  • Assisting NIHB clients with appeals
  • Work and liaison with First Nations, PTOs and Tribal Councils on NIHB access issues.
  • Liaise with NIHB offices (Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout, Drug Exception Centre, Dental Predetermination Centre and etc.) on NIHB client and access issues.
  • Work with other NIHB Navigators to support NIHB client cases as needed
  • Provide awareness of NIHB benefits and systems through presentations and educational materials.
  • Develop communication tools and other briefing material as required
  • Document all cases and outcomes
  • Work on other projects as required.

Relevant Skills:

  • Relevant post secondary education.
  • Experience in the field of work to be undertaken.
  • Knowledge of First Nation traditions, cultures, and values; understand the history and relationship between First Nations and the Crown.
  • Experience with the First Nation and provincial education programming and policies
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Capacity to work effectively independently and as a member of a team to complete assigned tasks and projects.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis.

DURATION: June 13, 2022 – March 31, 2023

Successful Candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Send letter of application, resume and include two references marked confidential to:

Email: [email protected]

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