On July 11th, 1988 the NAHNDAHWEH TCHIGEHGAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre opened its doors to the community. In 1994, Health Canada transferred most of the services to Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve. All services provided at the Health Centre can be provided in both our Native language and English to serve all members of the community.



Wholistic well-being of the community.



To provide access of all opportunities of traditional and western health care to the community.



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To provide direction and leadership to the Health Centre on behalf of the community members;

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Serves as governance[1] to the Health Centre by making motions that are forwarded to Chief and Council for information;

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Ensures that the vision, mission, values, and goals of the Health Centre are followed and achieved;

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Governs the Health Centre and its Health Services Director; it has no authority to govern management or staff of the Health Centre;

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Ensures accountability.



Health Services Director is responsible to administer, oversee and coordinate all aspects of health services;

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Implements and carries forth policies;

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Promotes the vision, mission;

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Maintains the integrity of the organization;

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Supervises the Managers and other staff as needed;

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Advises the Health Services Committee on development and implementation of programs/projects and initiatives for their support and approval.

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Maintains a close working relationship with the Health Services Committee, Portfolio Holder, and Managers in such a way as to provide leadership, strategic direction to guide and develop services, programs and projects.



To provide administrative support with responsibilities that include customer service, visitor management, information systems, staff assistance, records system and secretarial tasks for all programs under the Health Centre.

Medical – Schedule and inform clients of appointments with health care professionals visiting the Health Centre (physicians, nurse practitioner, and dietician). Contact liaison for the Manitoulin Health Centre, Specialist’s Office and Hospitals. Ensuring Health Records are updated and proper procedure has been followed regarding the release of medical information.


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