Director, Inpatient, Critical Care and Mental Health Services
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.
The Director, Inpatient, Critical Care and Mental Health Services (Director) is responsible to ensure that the strategic objectives of the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NHTSSA) are successfully implemented in the Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH) departments that provide clinical oversight of all inpatient, critical care, and mental health service areas at STH. By setting the direction to facilitate the day-to-day operations and delivery of quality services within their portfolio, the Director is also responsible for the provision of leadership to develop a culture of safety and accountability and to ensure staff are supported in meeting operational requirements of their respective departments and the STH as a whole.
As the Director you will uphold and consistently practice personal diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness, as well as safety and sensitivity approaches in the workplace. The Director also oversees the strategic direction to administer and facilitate quality-based day to day operations of STH Inpatient, Critical Care and Mental Health Services portfolio while providing direction and oversight to STH Accreditation Teams in teh domain of Inpatient, Critical Care and Mental Health Services. You will be an important part of the delivery of services and programs within STH and will collaborate with the NTHSSA Director, Health Services to develop key benchmarks and performance measures related to operations within your portfolio.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained be:
- An undergraduate degree in nursing, coupled with a relevant Master's Degree (such as, but not limited to nursing, public health, health administration, or health sciences,
- A minimum of 8 years of management experience in Health Administration, including a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience.
- Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
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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 criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Senior Management Occupation
This job opening is for a Senior Management Occupation. 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.
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 # 24457
Closing Date: December 4, 2023 - 23:59, Mountain Time
The salary for this position starts at $68.56 per hour (approximately $133,693. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.