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Fort Frances Tribal Area
Health Services Inc.

Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc. is a corporation that
provides health care, mental health and addictions services to the 10
First Nations.
Position Summary:
The RPN/Case Manager provides comprehensive assessment and
detox treatment planning, linkage, and referral services to clients of
Mino Ayaa Ta Win detox services. The RPN/Case Manager is an integral
member of the Mino Ayaa Ta Win team promoting client recovery
within detox services from substance abuse.
Job Duties:

  • Effectively assess, plan, monitor and review all stages of clients

detoxification journey using designated tools within agreed time

  • Provides detoxification and recovery coaching using a broad range of

psychosocial interventions;

  • Works in partnership with pharmacists, primary care providers,

traditional healers to ensure pathways in dispensing of relevant and
appropriate medications;

  • Actively participates in regular supervision;
  • Ensures all withdrawal management standards are adhered to;
  • Ensures the safe keeping of all medical tools, medications,

and supplies;

  • Builds cooperative working relationships with community

organizations/partner agencies;

  • Conducts comprehensive client assessments for detox and involves

members of the treatment team, as appropriate;

  • Prepares client detox plans with input from the Mino Ayaa Ta Win;

Residential Treatment and Medically Supervised Detox Team;

  • Medically supervises clients within the detox unit of Mino Ayaa Ta Win

Healing Centre.

  • Must be a licensed Registered Practical Nurse;
  • Experience working in an addictions treatment model preferred;
  • Must have understanding of opioid and substance abuse addictions;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to respond calmly and appropriately

in emotional situations. Must demonstrate skills in mediation and
negotiation. Must have ability to listen and communicate in a
positive manner;

  • Must be proficient in word processing and computer usage


  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and

written form;

  • Must adhere to confidentiality policy;
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, good driving record, and be


  • Must be able to pass a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records check.

Requirement for Submissions:
Applications must include a signed cover letter, resume, and list of three
(3) EMPLOYMENT RELATED references. Applications received without
a signed cover letter, resume, three (3) EMPLOYMENT RELATED
references (with at least one being from a supervisor), or not
received by the deadline are incomplete and will not be accepted.
Interested applicants can forward their information to Cathy
Handberg, Human Resources Manager.
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 608
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M9
Fax: (807) 274-9669
email: chandberg@ff
Deadline for application submission: Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc. welcomes applicants from
people with disabilities. A modified space is available upon request for
candidates taking part in all aspect of the selection process. While we
appreciate all who apply, we will only contact those persons selected
for an interview. Miigwech, Thank You