Regional Supervisor, Long Term Care

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Location: Fort Smith

Department: NTHSSA FS Resident Care NLSCH

Job Code: 15921

Salary: $92,274 - $110,156

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Department Information

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.



Job Information

Located in the Fort Smith Region, the Regional Supervisor, LTC reports directly to the Regional Manager of Continuing Care Services, Fort Smith Region. The Supervisor manages and oversees professional and support staff in the provision of direct health care services within the NLSCH, Continuing Care Services Department. This position directly supervises Licensed Practical Nurses, Resident Care Aides and Relief Resident Care Aides.

The incument ensures that individual resident care needs are correctly addressed and that adequate staff, equipment and supplies are available to meet the needs of the residents. He/she ensures that all tasks completed meet the standards and requirements for safe and secure resident care in accordance with the standards, guidelines and scope of professional nursing practice; the policies and procedures of the NTHSSA; Accreditation Canada Standards; and required Organizational Practices.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

The successful completion of a Baccalaureate of Science Degree in Nursing, and at least 3 years of clinical practice in Continuing Care Services and 2 years of supervisory or management experience required.

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Term Position

This job opening is for a 6 (six) month term.


Eligible for current registration with Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) is mandatory for this position.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $46.85 per hour (approximately $91,357. 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.

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 # 15921     

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
83 Breynat Street
Box 876
Ph. (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298