Clinic Administrative Supervisor

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 17490
Salary: $65,423 - $78,117
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Sep 18, 2019

Department Information

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority – Yellowknife Region (NTHSSA)  is one of eight health and social services authorities established by the Department of Health and Social Services in the Government of the Northwest Territories. 

NTHSSA – Yellowknife Region delivers and administers Population Health, Primary Health Care and Social Services programs in the communities of Dettah, Fort Resolution, Lutselk’e, Ndilo and Yellowknife.

Our mission is to work with people to optimize wellbeing through the provision of collaborative and culturally appropriate health and social services.

Job Information

The Clinic Administrative Supervisor reports directly to the Nurse in Charge – Frame Lake and will take leadership in ensuring all administrative areas are functioning effectively and efficiently. These responsibilities include the direct supervision of 5 Clinic Assistants (CAs), facilitating all administrative support services to a complement of 28 other health and social services personnel and as a team leader is responsible for the day-to-day administrative functions for the clinics. This position handles a variety of administrative situations within established policies and procedures and with general guidance from the Nurse in Charge.

The Clinic Administrative Supervisor is called upon to make clerical and administrative decisions, including signing and purchasing authority in accordance with the Financial Administration Manual (FAM), in the absence of the Nurse in Charge. The incumbent needs a sound understanding of the complexity of the primary health care system and keep abreast of the operational direction within the organization.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Ability to read and write at a Grade Twelve level plus at least three year office administration experience in a fast paced environment.


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 $33.55 per hour to $40.06 per hour (approximately $65,422 to $78,117.) 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 # 17490

Closing Date: September 18, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.