Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Open until filled
Location: Fort Smith
Department: NTHSSA FS Medical Clinic
Job Code: 15876
Salary: $104,618 - $124,898
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About the Job
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.
This position is located in Fort Smith and for operational requirements will report to the Regional Manager of Primary Care, Acute and Allied Health Services. The incumbent will be scheduled to see clients daily at the busy medical clinic. This position will be primarily responsible for stable chronic care clients and acute need client's booked at the medical clinic.
The focus of the NP is to improve a clients health and ensure that the client's care needs are met in the context of the client's mental, emotional and physical well-being. Particular emphasis on community development and health promotion as well as advanced knowledge and skills in assessment, nursing and medical diagnosis, intervention, treatment management, drug therapy and referral functions which are shared with physicians, pharmacists and other service providers is essential.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
This level of knowledge is commonly acquired through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree plus a postgraduate education program as a Nurse Practitioner and a minimum of 2 years related experience. The NP must maintain current knowledge and competencies and be in good standing and registered with RNANT/NU, while also having NTHSSA credentials.
Eligible for current registration with RNANT/NU is mandatory for this position.
For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practicenorth.ca .
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary for this position starts at $53.65 per hour (approximately $104,617. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $6,180.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
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.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 15876
Closing Date: Open until filled
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
83 Breynat Street
FORT SMITH, NT X0E 0P0
Ph. (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298