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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.
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
Do you have continuing care (home care) with supervisory experience looking for a change of pace in a city with small-town charm and big-city amenities? Are you looking for an expanded scope of practice, working in partnership with people and communities connected to land, to culture, and to one another one? Would you welcome one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance? Are you intrigued by the idea of five-minute work commutes and wilderness adventures just outside your door? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority may be the perfect fit for you!
Situated above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. On the shores of Great Slave Lake lies the city of Yellowknife (population 19,600), located in Chief Drygeese traditional territory. The ‘urban’ centre of the territory, the Northwest Territories’ capital city boasts all the amenities of a big city, while maintaining its small town charm, with outdoor wilderness adventures just minutes away. Whether you want to catch the latest movies at the Capitol Theatre, take in one of our many music and cultural festivals, enjoy delicious dining opportunities ranging from Korean to Ethiopian food to our summer farmer’s market, or explore the surrounding environment by snowmobile, skis, boat, or float-plane, Yellowknife has you covered.
About the Position:
This position will play a lead role in implementing the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) strategic objectives for the consistent delivery of quality continuing care (home care) services, within the Yellowknife Region. Under the strategic guidance of the NTHSSA, the position will implement, monitor, and provide reporting on the delivery of continuing care services within their region.
This position, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, will work closely with their Chief Operating Officer and with the NTHSSA Territorial Manager supporting this program area, to ensure that client/patient needs are being supported and addressed within their regional catchment area; and to identify and address program challenges and opportunities for improvement, establish program objectives for the region, and to report on and contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of the program delivery in the region.
In addition to highly competitive salaries the Northwest Territories offers, a Northern Living Allowance, health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities and education support.
The Government of the Northwest Territories has several notable distinctions as an employer, including:
• Being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018)
• Being recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019)
• Having high engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016)
A Baccalaureate in Nursing plus two (2) years of management/supervisory experience and 3 years' of recent experience in a continuing care setting. Must be eligible for registration with RNANTNU.
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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary range for this position is from $55.76 per hour to $66.61 per hour (approximately $108,732.00 - $129,890.00.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.00.
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.
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 # 18166
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Eligible for current registration with Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) is mandatory for this position.
For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practicenorth.ca.