Territorial EMR Educator

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 19040
Salary: $92,976 - $111,072
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Sep 28, 2020

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 Inuvik and reporting to the Supervisor, Territorial EMR Application Support, this position plays a key role in the smooth transition of users from a paper based system to the new Territorial EMR system.

The Territorial EMR Educator is responsible for the research, development, coordination and delivery of EMR user and privacy training and workflows based on relevant policies and program guidelines. This would also include developing and maintaining relevant training support materials for specific user groups based on their user category and program delivery requirements. The EMR and related systems are used daily by HSS personnel NWT-wide, including administrators, planners, analysts, physicians, nurses, social workers, and other allied health workers.

The implementation of a Territorial EMR system is a key component and foundational piece to support fundamental change in the current health and social services delivery model. An electronic medical record will improve and support; access to patient information at the point of care, collaboration along the patient care continuum, quality improvement and reporting initiatives and most importantly will support the primary goal of improving the care and safety of our clients.

Delivery of the training takes place across the NWT and using various training tools. Training may be in-person, over the phone or electronically. The incumbent of this position determines what adaptations are required to standardize training to suit different users with different needs. Some users will have more regular system needs while other need training to be able to access components less frequently but accurately.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The successful completion of recognized Health Informatics or Education related degree with a minimum of 2 years previous experience in an adult education role.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

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.

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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 19040  

Closing Date: September 28, 2020  23:59, Mountain Time


Salary Information

The salary for this position ranges from $47.68 to $56.96 per hour (approximately $92,976.00 - $111,072.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $15,279.00.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.