Territorial Specialist, Chronic Disease Management

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 17366
Salary: $99,353 - $118,658
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Aug 23, 2019

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

Located in Yellowknife, the Territorial Specialist, Chronic Disease Management (Specialist) reports directly to the Territorial Manager, Primary Care and is responsible for the provision of leadership, training, planning and support to chronic disease management across the spectrum under this portfolio, and will help guide practice based on the shared vision of the NTHSSA. The Specialist will be called upon to address a variety of issues on a daily basis ranging from addressing client's complaints, providing briefing notes to the Director of Health Services, providing advice and direction to other Territorial Leads, Territorial Specialists, and Regional Managers, and representing the NTHSSA in meetings, or conferences. This position will be required to foster and sustain academic partnerships to advance professional practices and develop the work force as a territorial lead. The Territorial Specialist, Chronic Disease Management will role-model vigilance in ensuring the highest of quality care.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Baccalaureate of Health Related field plus (5) years of recent clinical health care experience.

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

More Information

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $50.95 per hour to $60.85 per hour (approximately $99,352 to $118,657.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.


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

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 # 17366

Closing Date: August 23, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time