Territorial Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator - Beaufort Delta

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 19063
Salary: $97,325 - $116,240
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Sep 29, 2020

Department Information

Lying on the cusp of the northern frontier, 200KMs north of the Arctic Circle within the Beaufort Delta Region (BDR), lays the community of Inuvik - with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA). 

This small and welcoming community of 3,500 residents offers benefits beyond what you might find in southern communities throughout Canada. Inuvik is home to the most northern greenhouse in the world and is very family friendly with plenty of year round indoor and outdoor activities for family members of all ages. The community provides an abundance of fresh air, minimal (ie: No) traffic and some of the shortest commutes in the country.

Job Information

The NTHSSA is the single provider of all health and social services in the Northwest Territories, with the exception of the Hay River and Tlicho regions, and was established to move toward one integrated delivery system as part of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWTS) transformation strategy.  Health and social services includes the full range of primary, secondary and tertiary health and social services.  The Territorial Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Coordinator - Beaufort Delta is accountable for working collaboratively with the Territorial IPAC Coordinator - Acute Care Stanton and other stakeholders to ensure that IPAC standards are upheld in the provision of Acute Care services by providing support and advice on incident management and all aspects of IPAC in Acute Care services at Inuvik Regional Hospital and across the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA).Reporting to the Territorial Manager, IPAC of the NTHSSA, the Territorial IPAC  Coordinator  - Acute  Care Beaufort Delta is located in lnuvik at the Inuvik Regional Hospital (IRH) and is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the NTHSSA IPAC Acute Care programs in IRH and throughout the Territory in collaboration with  the Territorial  IPAC Coordinator - Acute  Care  Stanton,  as  well as  conducting  in-depth  investigations  into  all patient safety incidents, critical incidents and unusual occurrences related to IPAC at IRH and supporting investigations in the rest of NTHSSA, Hay River and Tlicho regions.Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and a minimum of three (3) years work related experience in a health or social services discipline.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

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

More Information

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 $49.91 per hour to $59.61 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance of $15,279.00 per annum.


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 # 19063

Closing Date: September 29, 2020  - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


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.practiceNWT.ca

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 year term position.