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Job Posting #: 21-03

Junior Marketing and Communications Consultant

The Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (HQC) works in service of the province and its citizens to meet the challenges of improving health and health care. As an independent, evidence-driven organization, we share our expertise in systems thinking and educational design to help build the capability to improve. We also influence policy and delivery by identifying what works and why through objective analysis.

HQC is seeking a full-time Junior Marketing and Communications Consultant to join our team. This is a full-time position, located in Saskatoon. HQC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. This posting will remain open until 4 pm on March 5th, 2021.

The Junior Marketing and Communications Consultant at HQC contributes to the mission and vision of the organization by:

  • Assisting with the implementation of marketing and communications tactics as identified in HQC’s marketing and communications plan
  • Collaborating with other members of the marketing and communications team to deliver seamless service to internal staff, system partners, and external stakeholders
  • Championing the brand and brand message internally and externally while maintaining brand guidelines are met across the organization and externally

For this specific opportunity, HQC is looking to complement our team with someone who has the following knowledge and skills:

  • A continuous learning mindset. Shows an active desire to learn new skills and concepts
  • An improvement mindset. Continually looking for, and open to, ways to improve processes and outputs
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and within a team environment
  • Quick learner who shows initiative to complete work effectively and efficiently while managing deadlines
  • An innovative thinker that exercises good judgment in decision-making processes

Requirements:

  • Completed undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or related field
  • 0-3 years of marketing and communications experience
  • A criminal background check is required

HQC is committed to equity in its policies and practices. HQC supports diversity in its learning and work environments and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity practices. All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Permanent
Saskatoon
37.5

Applicants must have a legal right to work in Canada. Employees must also provide and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check.

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@hqc.sk.ca quoting Job Posting # 21-03

This position wil remain open until: 03/05/2021

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Indigenous Health Researcher

Job Posting #: 21-01

Location: Saskatoon

Hours of Work: 37.5

Employment Type: Permanent

 

The Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (HQC) works in service of the province and its citizens to meet the challenges of improving health and health care. As an independent, evidence-driven organization, we share our expertise in systems thinking and educational design to help build the capability to improve. We also influence policy and delivery by identifying what works and why through objective analysis.

The Indigenous Health Researcher will work closely with key health system partners, post-secondary academic institutions, community-based organizations, government sectors, and patient partners to accelerate improvement in the quality of health and health care for First Nations and Métis people in Saskatchewan. The Researcher will help our organization build and lead research activity to support and advance our strategic focus of supporting First Nations & Métis communities to make sustainable improvements to enhance their health and wellness. The researcher will also be responsible for 1) advancing the use of data analytics to inform evidence-based decision making, practice, and policy through research collaborations; and, 2) designing and developing measurement infrastructure with our partners to address gaps in health and health care quality while building capacity and capability with our partners.

As the Indigenous Health Researcher, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be a strategic thinker and have strong leadership skills, by giving direction and fostering the ongoing learning or development of self and others. You will have experience in working with First Nations and Métis communities and organizations. As the successful candidate, you will have a good understanding of research principles, practices, and protocols. You will have knowledge in a specialized area of research methodology, such as survey design and administration, qualitative research methods and analysis, longitudinal analysis, time-series analysis, hierarchical regression modelling, spatial analysis or cost analysis. You will have good analytical and presentation skills and be proficient with statistical/analytical software, database and spreadsheet programs, word processing applications, and virtual meeting programs.

As the successful candidate, you will have a Master’s or a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline, such as health science, social science, or statistics along with three years' work experience, preferably in a health environment. Knowledge and experience in research involving health administrative, clinical databases, and training in quality improvement science, tools, and methods would be considered assets. You must hold a valid driver’s license, entitling you to drive in Saskatchewan. You must also provide and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume via the blue "Apply" button by visiting the Boyden Canada Opportunities website at https://www.boyden.ca/canada/opportunities/, or submit your application and related materials to opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail. Please be assured that your participation in this process will be kept confidential. For more information on this opportunity, please contact Boyden at mcolquhoun@boyden.com or 306-986-2295.

The HQC is committed to equity in its policies and practices. HQC supports diversity in its learning and work environments and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity practices. All qualified individuals, especially First Nations, Metis, or Inuit individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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First Nations and Métis Health Lead

Job Posting #: 21-02

Location: Saskatoon

Hours of Work: 37.5

Employment Type: Permanent

 

The Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (HQC) works in service of the province and its citizens to meet the challenges of improving health and health care. As an independent, evidence-driven organization, we share our expertise in systems thinking and educational design to help build the capability to improve. We also influence policy and delivery by identifying what works and why through objective analysis.

The First Nations and Métis Health Lead will work closely with key health system partners, post-secondary academic institutions, community-based organizations, government sectors, and patient partners to accelerate improvement in the quality of health and health care for First Nations and Métis people in Saskatchewan. The First Nations and Métis Health Lead will be responsible for developing and delivering culturally responsive training for staff and giving support to the leadership team and staff to build partnerships with First Nations and Métis communities utilizing culturally safe practices. The First Nations and Métis Health Lead will also plan, develop, implement, and give advice on policies, processes, strategies, and initiatives concerning First Nations and Métis partnerships and relationships to achieve operational and strategic objectives.

As the First Nations and Métis Health Lead, you will be a strategic thinker and have strong leadership skills, by giving direction and fostering the ongoing learning or development of self and others. You must be sensitive and attuned to stakeholder and community processes and demonstrate emotional intelligence. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build trusted relationships with First Nations and Métis community members and leaders. You will apply a coach approach to lead and develop others and champion the HQC brand and reputation to build and promote trust and confidence. As the successful candidate, you will have experience and a good understanding of First Nations and Métis cultures and priorities, and a strong understanding of current issues affecting First Nations and Métis communities, particularly related to health and wellness. You must have the ability to analyze costs, benefits and risks of different activities; making decisions and setting priorities.

As the successful candidate, you will have a relevant undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, with specialization in First Nations and Métis Health, Population Health, Community Development, or a related discipline. Advanced education in health care administration or public administration are considered assets. You must hold a valid driver’s license, entitling you to drive in Saskatchewan. Employees must also provide and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume via the blue "Apply" button by visiting the Boyden Canada Opportunities website at https://www.boyden.ca/canada/opportunities/, or submit your application and related materials to opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail. Please be assured that your participation in this process will be kept confidential. For more information on this opportunity, please contact Boyden at mcolquhoun@boyden.com or 306-986-2295.

The HQC is committed to equity in its policies and practices. HQC supports diversity in its learning and work environments and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity practices. All qualified individuals, especially First Nations, Metis, or Inuit individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Apply Now

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