Public Health Registries Coordinator

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Location: Yellowknife

Department: HSS D - Public Hth Reg Unit

Job Code: 15570

Salary: $79,658 - $95,102

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

The Public Health Registries Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership in the design, administration, and improvement of Territorial Public Health Registries in the Department of Health and Social Services. This position ensures all relevant, regulations, standards, codes, guidelines and policies are implemented to promote and protect the health of Northwest Territories residents.

The position reports to the Manager, Public Health Registries within the Public Health Registries Unit. The Public Health Registries Unit oversees all aspects of the management of personal health information relating to the testing and confirmation of all screening and cases of communicable and chronic disease in the NWT. These responsibilities are performed in accordance with the Public Health Act and associated regulations, guidelines, standards, policies and procedures. These activities are essential to inform timely and accurate communicable disease case follow-up, epidemiological analyses, territorial and national reporting requirements, and evidence use for program and policy development that improves the health of NWT residents.

Typically, the qualifications for this position are attained by a degree in Health Informatics, Health Information Management or related degree, and five (5) years of relevant experience.  Professional certifications in project management or credentials in health information management are considered assets.

Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.  

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

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Term Position

This job opening is for a two (2) Year Term.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 15570

Open until filled

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $40.85 per hour to $48.77 per hour (approximately $79,658.00 - $95,102.00) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.00.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.