The CBHSSJB offers unique working conditions to allied health professionals who are open to the challenge of the north. You must be dynamic, self-sufficient, team-spirited and open to the Cree culture and reality. Allied health professionals work within the Community Miyupimaatisiiun Center (CMC), which is similar to a CSSS elsewhere in Quebec. There is a CMC in each of the 9 communities of Eeyou Istchee, offering a modern work place and tools.
The CBHSSJB is actively recruiting Allied Health professionals, to support the following services:
The Rehabilitation team of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay is working with Nishiiyuu and other partners to develop land-based healing models with the goals of improving autonomy and communication skills. This video was made during the three days the group spent in the bush during the summer of 2018.
Benefits and incentives
Allied health professionals employed by the CBHSSJB are members of the CSN union. In addition to your salary we offer:
- Annual northern benefits (isolation premium, retention premium and cargo premium)
- Furnished housing
- Paid moving and storage cost
- Three or four annual paid round trips for you and your family to your original hiring location in Quebec
- Member of the Quebec professional order in your discipline
- Bachelor/Master of science in your respective profession
- Good spoken and written English
- Minimum 1 year experience of diverse work experience is an asset
If offering services in many fields of practice, with clients from all age groups and with varied conditions looks attractive to you, the north might be just right for you. It is an opportunity to use your whole range of knowledge and abilities to gain experience in new fields of practice. A team of professionals is available for support, both on the territory and at our secondary and tertiary care centers. The CBHSSJB also offers a unique opportunity to do direct clinical care and be involved in community health initiatives on a wider scale, such as health awareness campaigns, workshops and training of local para-professional staff.