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Program Consult I - Tobacco Reduction Apply In Fort Mcmurray

Published 2019-07-13
Expires 2019-06-20
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Program Consult I - Tobacco Reduction Apply In Fort Mcmurray
Canada, Alberta, Fort Mcmurray,
Published July 13, 2019

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Temporary
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Program consult i - tobacco reduction

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Your Opportunity:

The Program Consultant will work as part of the Tobacco Reduction Program (TRP) and reports to the manager within the Chronic Disease Prevention and Oral Health portfolio under Healthy Living - Population, Public and Indigenous Health, supports implementation of the Alberta Health Tobacco Reduction Strategy. You will coordinate tobacco reduction activities in North Zone - East including (but not limited to) building the capacity of health care providers to provide tobacco cessation services, planning Quit Core group tobacco cessation group programs, support implementation of the Tobacco Care Pathway and AHS Tobacco and Smoke Free Environments policy and improving the reach of prevention initiatives such as the Academy for Tobacco Prevention. This will require a thorough understanding of the literature and evidence-based tobacco reduction best practice approaches in North America, and excellent relationship/stakeholder engagement skills. You will review surveillance data to identify high prevalence, at-risk communities and populations, and develop project charters, work plans and logic models in collaboration with community partners and TRP/CDPOH colleagues. Health equity and social determinants of health are to be factored in. Additional responsibilities may further the work of the TRP in the zone/province. The incumbent acts independently, adheres to AHS code of conduct, applies excellent communication skills, and shows sensitivity, discretion and tact. The location is negotiable within North Zone East. The work of the TRP focuses on commercial tobacco and tobacco like products, and does not include traditional/sacred tobacco. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


As a Program Consultant I, you will work within a team to support program implementations. You will have the opportunity to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders. As the Program Consultant I, you will provide leadership and support in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion and disease prevention projects and initiatives.

  • Classification: Program Consult I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: PHP Addiction Prev Prov
  • Primary Location: Fort McMurray Public Health
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-JUL-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 05-AUG-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 03-AUG-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $38.43
  • Maximum Salary: $50.16
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in a health related field. Additional Required Qualifications:

Active or eligible for registration with applicable college. Minimum two years' experience in tobacco reduction; including broad knowledge in tobacco control, including strategies and best practice in prevention, cessation and policy development. Facilitation and/or coordination experience in project planning, execution, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation. Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Tobacco Educator (CTE) credential is an asset. Project management training and experience is an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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    Registered on October 7, 2017