Clerk Interpreter

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Closing date: Feb 22, 2019

Location: Fort Simpson

Department: NTHSSA DC Health Centres

Job Code: 16508

Salary: $56,492 - $67,412

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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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 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.

Job Information

Reporting to the Nurse in Charge, at the Fort Simpson Health Centre, the Clerk Interpreter will greet patients and callers; answer telephones, direct calls and take messages; direct patient flow, schedule patient appointments for clinic, in accordance with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Service Authority (NTHSSA) Policies and Procedures, Clinic protocols, and balancing client needs, and Health Car team availability.

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is the single provider of all health and social series in the Northwest Territories (NWT), with the exception of Hay River and Tlicho regions, covering 1.2 million square kilometers and serving approximately 43,000 people including First Nations, Inuit, Metis and non-aboriginals.  Health and social services including family services, protection services, care placements, mental health, addictions, and developmental activities by more than 1,400 health and social services staff.

Typically the above qualifications would be attained by:  The completion of Grade 12, Records Management course work, a medical terminology course, and three (3) years working experience in a busy, high volume Clinic.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $28.97 per hour to $34.57 per hour (approximately $56,491. - $67,411.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $10,192.

Criminal Records Check

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

Affirmative Action

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 # 16508       Closing Date: FEB 22, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602-100 Street
Box 240
Ph. (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254