Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Medical Office Assistant (0.8-1.0 FTE)

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) to join the Kilala Lelum Health Centre as a Medical Office Assistant (MOA). Kilala Lelum aims to provide access to primary care and Elder-led cultural care to new and existing members of the Health Centre through an outreach-based, culturally-safe, trauma-informed, member-centered, and harm reduction approach.

Job Summary:

The MOA (0.8-1.0 FTE) is an integral part of KL’s interdisciplinary healthcare team, working in conjunction with primary care providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners), Allied Health professionals (Counsellors, Social Workers, Dieticians), and the Cultural Wellness team (Elders and Knowledge Keepers), to support members’ access to and experience of holistic, wrap-around care within the DTES community. The MOA’s role is to establish and maintain positive and engaging relationships with people living in the DTES, perform medical office duties (including referrals, maintaining clinical and non-clinical supplies, and updating Electronic Medical Records), work collaboratively with KL’s members and partners, and perform other logistical and support duties.


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Supervision Provided:

This position is supervised by the Clinic Manager and will receive support and mentorship from the in-clinic Medical Office Assistant team, the Primary Care Co-Leads, the Administrative Lead, and the Indigenous Health Lead.

Additional Information:

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to lauren.leslie@uihhc.ca by Friday, May 14, 2021. Your cover letter should clearly articulate why you are interested in this role and working with Kilala Lelum, how your background is a good fit for this specific role and our organization, and your current availability and desired schedule. Incomplete applications will not be considered.