Position: Stroke Navigator
Reports to: Director, Health Promotion
Location: Saint John or Fredericton
Status: Contract - 1 year, full time
More moments. More Life. That's why Heart & Stroke NB leads the fight against heart disease and stroke. Powered by donors and volunteers, we fund life-saving research and help New Brunswickers lead healthier lives. Heart & Stroke NB is a health charity active in communities across the province. We are sustained by the commitment and generosity of our volunteers, donors, and staff.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick is looking to hire a Stroke Navigator, on a 1-year contract (with the possibility of extension), to work within our Health Promotion team.
The Stroke Navigation Program is funded by the Government of New Brunswick, and is a community-based initiative designed to help people with stroke adjust to life back home. As a Stroke Navigator, you will work with clients individually to provide support, education, guidance, and resources for stroke recovery in the community.
The Stroke Navigator works as a non-clinical professional, who uses a combination of health promotion techniques, individualized guidance, and community resources to enhance the quality of life for their clients. The Stroke Navigator will support the community reintegration pillar of the Stroke Continuum of Care (https://www.strokebestpractices.ca/ ).
If you are seeking meaningful work with a group of amazing coworkers, then apply now to become a part of our team! The Heart and Stroke Foundation is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, with a mission to Promote Health, Save Lives, and Enhance Recovery
Provide personalized stroke navigation to clients of the Stroke Navigation program to support quality of life, continuity of care, and stroke recovery.
Provide appropriate referrals for stroke patients to meet their unique needs
Act as a resource for any questions/concerns from both clients and/or public inquiries.
Carry out client recruitment and program promotion
Build relationships and expand networks with stakeholders & partners at a provincial level to enhance community connections and increase program participation.
Write and submit regular reports on programs
Make & execute decisions using a strategic lens
Assist with the organization of the annual New Brunswick Provincial Stroke Conference
Positively promote and maintain the vision, mission, and policies of the Foundation and the people it serves and supports
Undertakes special projects and other tasks as assigned
Experience working with health-related or non-profit groups
Experience in sales
Bilingualism preferred but not essential
Valid license and the ability to travel as required
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick offers a positive work environment with an abundance of opportunities to learn and thrive. Additionally, our organization offers competitive perks and salaries.
Please visit https://www.heartandstrokenb.ca/strokenavigation for more information.
If you are looking for a rewarding career and feel you are a fit for our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants for their interest however, due to volume, we can only contact those selected for interviews.