Oral Health Program Assistant

Sioux Lookout First Nation Health Authority

Oral Health Program Assistant

Internal/External Posting

Full-time Position

Location: Sioux Lookout, ON

Salary Range: $59,605 – $72,568

Reference Number: #2024-005

If applying by email, indicate reference number in subject line

Job Summary:

The Oral Health Project is the development, planning and implementation of a dental service program that will be administered by the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA). The dental program will support the development of First Nations-led solutions to health inequities experienced by people living in remote Sioux Lookout Area (SLA) communities, and more specifically, to improve community-based dental care by building the capacity of the community dental assistants.

Under the direction of the Oral Health Services Manager, the Oral Health Program Assistant is responsible for the coordination of administrative duties to support the Oral Health Project.


• Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment)

• Equivalent to High School Graduation and Completion of a Diploma Training Program at a College or Technical School in related field. This specialized training is often formalized and recognized by a specific certificate, diploma, or license.

• The person requires an ability to understand, utilize and communicate specialized information in speech and written text.

• Experience of 1 to 3 years in administrative support is an asset.

• Valid Ontario G driver’s licence.

• Experience working with First Nations people and Northern Communities.

• Strong computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.

• Excellent time management, communication and organization skills; detail-oriented.

• Perform a variety of manual tasks where physical coordination may be required. Lifting of supplies 20 – 30 lbs. may be required.

• The ability to perform the requirements of the position on a regular basis.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Plan and coordinate the program activities and schedule of the Oral Health Services Manager, including travel arrangements.

2. Design and prepare documents including letters, memorandums, work plans, reports, PowerPoint Presentations, confidential correspondence, etc.

3. Perform routine clerical tasks such as copying, faxing, filing, general typing and data entry.

4. Preparing meeting arrangements, agenda, supporting documents and meeting of minutes

5. Maintain/update the office filing system, both paper, and electronic files.

6. Adhere to confidentiality requirements; perform physical demands of the job; demonstrate initiative, and with excellent judgment and prioritizing skills.

7. Participate in quality improvement.

8. Minimal lifting of supplies as required.

9. Other duties as assigned.

Apply online at https://www.slfnha.com/job/oral-health-program-assistant-ref-2024-005/.

Human Resource Department

Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

P.O. Box 1300, 61 Queen Street

Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8

Phone: (807) 737-1802

Fax: (807) 737-2969

Email: Human.Resources@slfnha.com

SLFNHA currently “Strongly Recommends” COVID-19 immunizations and requests your immunization status to be sent to our staff health department if successful in the recruitment process.

Closing Date: Until Filled

No resumes received after this time will be accepted.

The Health Authority wishes to thank all applicants in advance. However, only those granted an interview will be contacted.

For additional information regarding the Health Authority, please visit our website at www.slfnha.com

SLFNHA is a proud supporter of Mikinakoos Children’s Fund. To find out more, visit www.mikinakoos.com