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What do Indigenous health workers do?

  • maintain health records and statistics
  • act as an advocate in the community they serve, and as a communicator and interpreter on behalf of clients and other health workers
  • provide clinical functions, such as case management and follow-up, independently or in consultation with other health care providers
  • provide health education to clients and staff
  • provide cultural education to those outside the cultural community and life skills education to the community they serve
  • provide counselling and refer clients to other health care providers where necessary

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qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

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