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Nurse Practitioner - Fort Resolution

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 19514
Salary: $111,443 - $133,146
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

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 within the Fort Resolution Community Health Centre, you will report administratively to the Nurse-in-Charge Fort Resolution. Clinically you will report to the Regional Manager, Primary Care, NP Program and is a member of a NTHSSA team of NP's with varying levels of experience, skills and abilities. This team of NP's may be working within a variety of government and non-government community-based locations in Yellowknife, Dettah, N’Dilo, Fort Resolution and Lutsel K’e and the hospital in Yellowknife.
You are the autonomous practitioner who provides comprehensive health assessment, make diagnoses and develop interventions within the nurse practitioner's scope of practice. You will collaborate with the NIC, Community Health Nurses, social workers, Community Health Representatives, physicians, nursing staff, other professionals to provide primary care to individuals and families.
Services may be provided within the Community Health Centre, public settings, and schools or in a patient's home (i.e. elderly population) and are intended to promote a healthy way of life and decrease the incidence of death and disease and injury. Services may be provided on an individual basis or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be required to participate as a member of the nursing team to provide on-call coverage on a rotational basis during the evening and weekends to provide emergency nursing care.

This level of knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically attained through the successful completion of a Nursing Degree, certification as a Nurse Practitioner and 2 years of recent nursing experience.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

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


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

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Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License.

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.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #19514

Closing Date: Open till filled


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $57.15 per hour to $68.28 per hour (approximately $111, 443 - $133, 146.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $12,995.