Regional Manager, Allied Health Services

Job Summary

Location: Fort Smith
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 24953
Salary: $114,816 - $137,163
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
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

The Regional Manager, Allied Health Services plays a lead role in implementing the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) strategic objectives for the consistent delivery of quality allied health services, within the Fort Smith Region. This position provides overall management of the following programs with the Fort Smith Region: Laboratory Services, Diagnostic Imaging Services, and Rehabilitation Services. 

Located in Fort Smith, the Regional Manager, Allied Health Services (Manager), supports these program areas to ensure that client/patient needs are being supported and addressed within their regional catchment area. In addition, this position identifies and addresses program challenges and opportunities for improvement, establishes program objectives for the region, and reports on and contributes to the evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of the program delivery in the region.  The Manager also contributes to the development of the program areas across the territory through their participation on cross-territory initiatives and projects.   

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Baccalaureate in a Health Field plus two (2) years of management and supervisory experience and three (3) years of’ recent experience in Laboratory Services. 

Equivalencies may be considered. 

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

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

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a eight (8) month Term

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 criminal record check. 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 # 24953        

Closing Date: Open till filled

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $58.88 per hour (approximately $114,816 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,374