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NWT Wide- Registered Nurse - Obstetrics (Labour & Delivery)

Job Summary

Location: Across the NWT
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 17656
Salary: $90,714 - $108,362
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

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

Job Information

Are you an Obstetrics (Labour & Delivery) Nurse looking for new practice opportunities, expanded scope of practice, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance?  Are you interested in working in a place like no other? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority may be the perfect fit for you!

This job posting will be used to fill all Registered Nurse- Obstetrics (Labour & Delivery) positions in various communities across the Northwest Territories.

To be considered for these opportunities, candidates should possess the relevant education and experience as outlined in the attached job description.

Other great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include:

•Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($90,714- 108,362 annually)

•Northern living allowance (ranging from $3,700 per year for Yellowknife to $32, 232 per year for Ulukhaktok)

•Health and dental benefits

•A generous pension plan

•Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental)

•Deferred leave options

•Relocation assistance

•Student loan forgiveness to eligible nurses

•Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories

•Professional development opportunities

•Education support for employees

•Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018)

•Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019)

•High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016

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Eligible for current registration/certification with RNANT/NU is mandatory for this position. 

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Immunization Status

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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $46.52 per hour to $55.57 per hour (approximately $90,714 - $108,262.) plus an annual Northern Allowance ranging from $3,700 per year for Yellowknife to $32, 232 per year for Ulukhaktok.


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.

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 # 17656      

Closing Date: Open Until Filled